I applied in-person and the process took 2 months - interviewed at The Scripps Research Institute.
Interview Details – Hiring and interview process depends entirely on PI and lab. It is easy to get a position here if you bring your own funding. Interview typically involves a research presentation and lunch/dinner with the lab you will join. Some people get a very tough interview. In my case, everything happened by email
Interview Question – Do you have your own funding? Answer Question
The process took 2 days - interviewed at The Scripps Research Institute in April 2011.
Interview Details – the professor just asked me some questions regarding my phd research, does not have on site interview, sometimes I heard that no phone interview necessary, good recommendation is required, if you have some connections, you will get it.
Interview Question – describe you research Answer Question
I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at The Scripps Research Institute in March 2009.
Interview Details – In the morning I gave a presentation in the lab and afterwards my individuell interviews with everybody in the lab happened, which took 30min per person. At lunch time, there was a free lunch with everybody in the lab again. Very casual. I think I was done by 5pm - long day.
Negotiation Details – I was not able to negotiate.
I applied online and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at The Scripps Research Institute in May 2010.
Interview Details – After applying I got a phone call to discuss my background and interests. I was informed about the current research projects and was informed that I will be required to give a presentation for an onsite interview. The on site interview involved 1 on 1 meeting with the entire group and the presentation at the end of the day. It was casual and I was made an offer at the end of that.
Negotiation Details – No negotations
I applied online and the process took 2 days - interviewed at The Scripps Research Institute in October 2008.
Interview Details – They brought me in on a flight and had me do the usual meetings and interviews with a full cadre of professors and faculty. I also met with HR and a few other support personnel. I also gave a hour long presentation. Generally, if they fly you out there, the job is yours to lose.
Interview Question – What do you intend to innovate? View Answer
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