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University of Toronto Postdoctoral Research Scientist Interview Questions

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Postdoctoral Research Scientist Interview

Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied in-person. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at University of Toronto (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in December 2012.

Interview

Initial skype meeting one on one with principal investigator with Q+A regarding previous experiences. This was followed by an in-person interview, complete with a presentation and individual meetings with other students. Required traveling, which was covered.

Interview Questions

  • How do you see yourself contributing to this research environment?   Answer Question

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    Postdoctoral Research Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at University of Toronto (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in August 2011.

    Interview

    It was better described as a open ended discussion section, first I was asked to give a 20-minutes presentation on my postgraduate research and then to briefly discuss what I planned to work on.

    Interview Questions

    • General questions about why research topics were chosen, and how to solve a technical challenge.   Answer Question

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    Postdoctoral Research Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at University of Toronto (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in August 2010.

    Interview

    Scientific: asked many questions related to my previous research (doctoral research). Detailed questions about the skills techniques learned in drug discovery and evaluation
    Team player skills: a demonstration of good team playing skills
    Mentorship abilities

    Interview Questions

    • Describe some of the important research projects you were part of in graduate school?   Answer Question
    • With examples the extend to which you have collaborated in research projects other than yours and what you learned in the process   Answer Question
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