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Assistant Professor Interview Questions

"When applying to be an assistant professor, you will be interviewed on your research experience, personal teaching philosophy, and technical understanding of your field of study. The university will want to be sure your research interests and teaching style are compatible with the programs you will be a part of. To become an assistant professor is usually the first step taken by students who have received their doctorates on their paths to becoming full professors."

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Strong focus on teaching

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You're from PA--Steelers or Eagles?

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Why Marist?

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What is the area in which you have the most expertise (and how does that tie into your research)?

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If you could be any type of bird what would ?

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How do you design an interesting literature class for students that lack the language skills?

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Suffice it to say that you should be able to answer technical questions at any point of the on-campus interviews, including dinners, after a couple of glasses of wine.

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Typical 5 year plan, plan for funding, teaching experience.

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What have you heard negatively about our unit / university?

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what would it take to get you here?

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