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    Assistant Professor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
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    Interview Details

    Submit CV that was specific format to the University of Tokyo. Internal interview with the professor and the other assistant professors at the particular lab. Research presentation to the institution wide audience as a seminar. And closed research presentation to the hiring committee that was organized by the professors of the institution.

    Interview Questions
    • Scientific questions about the future plan of my research.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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    Postdoctoral Research Fellow Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    The irst round was the telephone interview by Prof or other researchers. Basic Questions were about your purpose. How did you know about Prof. ? Why did you want to join us? What were your skills? What can you contribute to us? What were your previous studies? Actually if Prof. would like to have you, there is no problem about these questions.

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    Accepted Offer
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    PhD Student Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Tokyo (Japan)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tokyo (Japan)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6 months - interviewed at University of Tokyo in February 2010.

    Interview Details

    Applied for the Monbukagakusho scholarship and took the normal Japanese entrance exam for the PhD program.

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    Engineering Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at University of Tokyo in October 2009.

    Interview Details

    Only a simple interview done by 5-6 professors supposedly from different fields.
    The questions are general question .e.g, what are my interests, why choosing this university..
    The difficulty of the exam is also asked in the interview, but nothing mattered in particular.

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Researcher Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Tokyo (Japan)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tokyo (Japan)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a day - interviewed at University of Tokyo in February 2008.

    Interview Details

    (1) Contacting by email, answering few technical questions;
    (2) Interview;
    (3) Background check;
    (4) discussing about salaries.

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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