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Technical Applications Scientist was asked...August 18, 2011

What would you do if a costumer calls and did everything like the protocol said and wants his money back?

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I was asked the same question. The answer should be be calm and walk him through the procedure after asking him the steps he followed. I everything is correct, report the problem to the supervisor ! Less

try to figure out what the problem with the kit was


What do you want to do?

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Interact with other scientists


Why do you want to work with the company in this position?

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I said I liked science and helping people trouble-shoot their problems. I form a good rapport with people and enjoy hearing their thoughts and discussing out where they are having issues. I thought the company provides a novel technology and would be interested in showing other people the utility of the technology. Less


What would you do to make this product acceptable to broader biology?

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Hi, could you post more technical interview questions?


What do you consider yourself an expert in?

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I talked about a specific technique I felt highly qualified in using and tried to explain how various aspects of the overall technique applied to other related techniques. Less


Provide an example of a time when you had to troubleshoot a scientific problem.

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Case specific.

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just apply for the job position then you will know

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Stupid place to work so do not waste your time there.

Thermo Fisher Scientific

What caused the resolution revolution in electron microscopy?

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Tell us about any customer-facing experience you have

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what is one thing which you would like to change in the past (personally as well as professionally)

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just be honest.. all good girl/boy kinda answers are not taken well. They want to hire a real person, be it with certain temporary imperfections.. Less

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Giving experimental scenarios and asking what went wrong, and how to resolve.

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You need to have hands on experience to answer these questions. 95% of team comprises of PhD or Post-Doc Scientists. Less

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