I applied in-person and the process took 3 days - interviewed at University of Zurich in July 2009.
Interview Details – invite for a lab visit and presentation about previous work, spend 2 days with college
Interview Question – Would you like to take challenge topic? View Answer
I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at University of Zurich in July 2009.
Interview Details – 1. Apply through international phd program website / contact a professor of interest directly
2. send CV and a description of work you would like to do in their lab.
3. CV should show specific academic interests either publications or research work done. 4. The committee or professor selects your CV depending on their requirement and fit
5. you are invited to present your work to the group or selection committe
6. If mutual interest is gained, invitiation to meet the team and informal chat about work ensues.
7. the team reports back to head/ supervisor about fit with the team and whether they could work with the new entrant
8. If a match then academic certificates mark sheets etc are requested and a formal offer letter sent.
Interview Question – Tell us the most relevant piece of data from your thesis, how would you expand on that research further View Answer
Negotiation Details – there is standard salary no negotiation possible
I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at University of Zurich in May 2012.
Interview Details – Desribed above - phone, 1:1 and presentation in front of the group
I applied online and the process took a year or more - interviewed at University of Zurich in January 2008.
Interview Details – phone interview, face to face interview
Interview Question – introduce yourself Answer Question
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