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    Teaching Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Abington, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Penn State Abington (Abington, PA) in June 2017.

    Interview

    I got in contact with a professor who referred me to the recruiter/supervisor. The interview was fairly straightforward. I was told on the spot that I got the job and what my duties would be as a TA.

    Interview Questions

    • Why are you interesting for this position?   1 Answer

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    Assistant Professor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Penn State Abington in January 2015.

    Interview

    It was 25 minutes phone interview. When they asked for cost to initiate my research, they insisted to know the exact number. Since it is a small college they were looking for someone that needs absolute minimum cost to start his/her research. Let's say someone more into theories rather than exprimental

    Interview Questions

    • Q: Why are you interested in this position?
      Q: Tell us more about your background?
      Q: What kind of facilities you need to start you research?   Answer Question
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    Lecturer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Penn State Abington.

    Interview

    I was contacted by the head of the department by email as well as by a detailed voice mail. The interview process was well planned an respectful of my time. I was given a tour of the campus, made a presentation to a class, conducted a rehearsal, was interviewed by the Dean and by the search committee over a delicious lunch, all in a few hours. All my interview expenses were reimbursed and I was accommodated overnight at a hotel in the area. I was introduced to most persons I ran into with the head of the department on campus. I was impressed with all the interactions I had.

    Interview Questions

    • I was not asked any unexpected question. I felt that I was in a setting where people were trying to get to know me and I was being shown who they were.   Answer Question

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    Instructor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Abington, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. I interviewed at Penn State Abington (Abington, PA).

    Interview

    I received an e-mail from the chair of my department (not Penn State) that Penn State was looking for someone to teach my course. I sent my resume to the dean. She called me immediately, I came in the next day and was hired for the next semester.

    Negotiation

    None. I was told how much it would pay and when it would start.


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    Full Time Lecturer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Penn State Abington.

    Interview

    I was invited to the campus. Spent the whole day doing interviews and a presentation. I had an intensive two-hour interview with the search committee, which turned out to be an enjoyable time to tell them who I am and learn about them. One of the best interview experiences of my life.

    Interview Questions

    • Nope. All questions were asked with clear purposes of understanding me, my experiences, and what I can contribute to the college.   Answer Question

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