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Washington University in St. Louis Research Scientist Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 9, 2014
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Research Scientist
Saint Louis, MO

I applied in-person and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Washington University in St. Louis in March 2014.

Interview Details – The interview is pretty simple since I got my Ph.D., meet with several professors. answer several related questions. The most important thing is that your skills matched what they expected.

Negotiation Details – interview, get the offer, negotiate some benefits.


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Research Scientist

The process took a day - interviewed at Washington University in St. Louis in April 2009.

Interview Details – interview is quite formal. Start with presentations. A lots of questions are asked. then follow by individual interviews. Q/A continues even during lunch. good experience

Interview Question – what is your weakness   Answer Question


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Research Scientist Interview

Research Scientist

The process took a day - interviewed at Washington University in St. Louis in July 2008.

Interview Details – Interview with the faculty members followed by a group seminar and chalk talk. Had round table lunch with future collaborators either. Overall, very informal and mostly scientific discussions rather than personality questions. The University is located in the middle of Saint Louis city. Very easy to access from the airport with metro system.

Interview Question – Negotiating the salary issue.   Answer Question

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