Research Scientist Interview Questions

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Apr 28, 2014

Interview Question for Research Scientist at Janssen Research & Development:

“They ask questions about your research. So if it has been a while since you did your research make sure to brush up on it so you are prepared.”


Apr 23, 2014

Interview Question for Operations Research Scientist at Amazon.com:

“website customer behavior question.”


Apr 21, 2014

Interview Question for Research Scientist at Altria:

“Tell me about a time when you had to choose between hiring someone most qualified and someone who was not so qualified but met a certian demographic - how did you handle this?”


Apr 18, 2014

Interview Question for Research Scientist at Intel Corporation:

“I was asked to detail my research design approach, methods and to talk about at least 2 projects. Team mostly tried to find out information about my past and about my personality.”


Apr 14, 2014

Interview Question for Research Scientist at Heliovolt:

“CTO asked what I can contribute to the company better than othe people”


Apr 11, 2014

Interview Question for Research Scientist I at Georgia Tech Research Institute:

“How would you tell if the stack grows up or down?”


Apr 2, 2014

Interview Question for Research Scientist at University of Virginia:

“Have you ever had to master a new technique or software within 30 days? If so, what resources did you use to accomplish this?”


Apr 2, 2014

Interview Question for Research Scientist at University of Chicago:

“I had to explain why I wanted to change my field of research. I didn't want to move and I couldn't find a research job in my field in Chicago.”


Apr 1, 2014

Interview Question for Senior Research Scientist at 3M:

“What do you see you can contribute to the company, given all the information you have collected? (has to talk about detailed ideas)”


Mar 20, 2014

Interview Question for Research Scientist at Leidos:

“Questions were very technical.”