I applied in-person and interviewed at University of Michigan.
Interview Details – Contacted by email. Interview with all the graduate students, postdocs and research scientists in the group.
Interview Question – What is your future career goal? Answer Question
Very Easy Interview
I applied through other source and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at University of Michigan in August 2011.
Interview Details – Oddly, I was hired with minimal interviewing. Many professors will not hire until they have met the prospective postdoc in person and had that person meet people in the lab. My professor offered jobs with minimal interviewing, apparently relying on other sources of information about the candidate.
Interview Question – Essentially there were no questions. I was only asked about my interests. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – There isn't really a negotiation for postdocs.
I applied in-person and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at University of Michigan in January 2008.
Interview Details – it is slow. I should talk about the salary during the interview.
Interview Question – Talk about yourself. Answer Question
Interviewed at University of Michigan
Interview Details – typical academic, question about previous research, and future plans
Interview Question – marital status Answer Question
I applied through an employee referral and the process took a day - interviewed at University of Michigan.
Interview Details – telephone interview and face to face discussion. Experience, research work, future plan. Focus on the future proposal
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