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    Senior Lecturer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at University of Aberdeen (Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)) in February 2010.

    Interview

    Single interview with 5 people on panel from school and faculty. No meal or your of campus. Robust by fair questions. Lasted about 30 mins. Took place in impressive/imposing board room with gold framed paintings of old Profs

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    Teaching Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at University of Aberdeen (Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)) in February 2013.

    Interview

    The process of getting a job is very easy. Only requires basic knowledge of the subject at the beginning, but after a couple of weeks you will feel like you are a professional lecturer. As soon as I saw the list of vacancies, I have emailed to the senior lecturer and expressed my interest.

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    Student Ambassador Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at University of Aberdeen.

    Interview

    Brief discussion on background/experiences. Interview was more of a character gauge since the position I was applying for was an open day tour guide. Very relaxed environment with single interviewer face-to-face.

    Interview Questions

    • Involvement in extracurricular activities: societies/sports?   Answer Question

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    Student Ambassador Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a week. I interviewed at University of Aberdeen (Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)) in May 2016.

    Interview

    3 people sitting across a table, felt relaxed, felt like I could connect with them. They asked me a couple of questions about previous experience and what I was like as a person.


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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at University of Aberdeen in February 2011.

    Interview

    define how to enhance current infrastructure and bring new ideas to the team. This is to ensure that new solutions would take place within University and new approach to service management would be introduced

    Interview Questions

    • what are you plans for the future   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    very primitive


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    Programmer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at University of Aberdeen in October 2009.

    Interview

    submitted CV online and some questions throught university career site, then got email asked me to attend the interview, nice and easy questions, more on what i did in the past and what's my view of software engineering. There are some case studies about the current job, but they are more into your potenital

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    PhD Candidate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at University of Aberdeen (Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)) in May 2018.

    Interview

    Interview was conducted by Graduates Office panel through skype call, as I am an international candidate (not residing in the UK). The panel members were very supportive right from the start. The smile on their faces was very encouraging throughout the interview

    Interview Questions

    • Give us a little information about yourself   1 Answer
    • Why did you choose the particular project in your masters degree   1 Answer
    • (More indepth questions about previous project) - why the particular disease model / animal model?   1 Answer
    • My understanding on advertised project and why I chose to apply for it   1 Answer
    • Future plans - what would you do after completing this phd?   1 Answer
    • If in academics, what would you intend to research in future?   1 Answer
    • Why should we select you?   1 Answer
    • Any questions that you would like to ask us about the course / university / the department?   1 Answer
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    Personal Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at University of Aberdeen (Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)) in January 2016.

    Interview

    It was smooth but intimidating because it was a panel. Each person had different questions based on the area that mattered to them the most and wanted to understand if they employ me, how will they benefit from me and how I could help them with their workload better.

    Interview Questions

    • Explain how you will cope with working and university work?
      What skills do you have with a Financial database?
      Can you draft grant applications?
      Can you reference articles and submit them to journals?
      How will you manage teaching staff?   Answer Question

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at University of Aberdeen (Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)) in September 2017.

    Interview

    it was a 30 minutes interview. they asked my about my research experience and how to deal with difficult situation. in addition to tell me about yourself
    how do you manage your time and priorities tasks?

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    Postdoctoral Researcher Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at University of Aberdeen (Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)) in April 2016.

    Interview

    From the internet, I have chosen Aberdeen through emails and homepage, through Science Without Border Program. I had exchanged emails with some other univerdities in UK . But I havê chosen Aberdeen for the life quality

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