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Research Specialist Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Pittsburgh, PA
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pittsburgh, PA
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I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at UPMC in June 2010.

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The woman who hired me was a professor at the University of Pittsburgh. She interviewed candidates, selected the person she wanted to hire, and had UPMC extend an offer. The process with UPMC took a while, I have never had such a thourough background check! The only reason the process was so quick is that my future boss had them rush it as the staff member I was replacing had a specified end date and she wanted me to be at least slightly trained by her.

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There is pretty much no negotiation with UPMC and the raises are mimimal.
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    Research Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Pittsburgh, PA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pittsburgh, PA
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took a day - interviewed at UPMC in June 2009.

    Interview Details

    Initial phone interview, followed by a visit to the laboratory and an interview with key personel.
    This included presentations by staff and postdoctoral associates on their work with the expectation that I would comment, question and review their presentation.
    There was also a lunch and discussion through lunch on laboratory managerial issues, such as the methods for ordering and management of staff and hierachy.

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