Simon Fraser University
Simon Fraser University Interview Questions & Reviews in Burnaby, BC
Getting an Interview
Research Associate Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at Simon Fraser University in June 2013.
Interview Details – I contacted him about writing a research grant together to obtain funding for a new project. We met and I presented the research plan on a powerpoint and he went through each slide to ask about details. I was given a tour of the lab and met future coworkers who were very friendly. We applied for a grant which was approved and we started the work.
Interview Question – The whole process was more of a discussion than deliberate questioning, so, there was no difficult question per se. Answer Question
Business Analyst Interview (Positive Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Simon Fraser University in March 2012.
Interview Details – organized, structured interview process comprising three segments, a meet-and-greet with would-be colleagues in order to assess fit (ostensibly), a skills test on computer, and a panel interview with the hiring committee
tough questions on the panel interview, but, fair and reasonable questions were asked - great breadth and depth of questions, however
Interview Question – List a number of relevant agencies pertaining to the subject matter. Answer Question
Lecturer Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
The process took a day - interviewed at Simon Fraser University in September 2007.
Interview Details – I applied for the position after seeing a posting on a website. I applied for the position by emailing my coverletter and CV to the contact person. I received a telephone call from the contact person in approximately 2 weeks, which was about 8 weeks before the start date of the job. I met with the contact and had a very pleasent conversation regarding my background. I was shown the size of the lab I will be a part of.
Interview Question – Why have I decided not to pursue research and instead chose just teaching. Answer Question