Assistant Professor Interview Questions

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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American University in Dubai
Assistant Professor was asked...November 1, 2014

Are you willing to teach courses not in your comfort zone?

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You should say "No".

Yes. I am open to new challenges and ready to go out of my comfort zone by teaching courses that are not from my past routine teaching experience. As an International Academics, I was trained to be a university Teacher without border, i.e., I was trained to teach at any level in the system and any assigned courses outside my normal /usual teaching courses. I wish to gladly state that it is not new for me to teach courses outside my expertise. Less

Yes.Coming from a developing country I have taught several Times in remote places where I got good experiences with living people who were on a Real need of I am ready to overcome all the challenges which will encounter my path in my career development Less

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Ajman University of Science and Technology

General questions about my teaching philosophy and alot of behavior based questions.

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1 day

I am a certified level 2 fitness instructor and I finish my level 3 personal trainer exams also I am interested to work with your company sir please contact me 0504208045 Less

I hope to get this job.

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University of Texas at Austin

How would you teach an intro class.

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Skype or Zoom. Assignments, requiring their own research. Homework by email

Zoom. Questions to students and their answers. Assigments, requiring theit own research. Email. Less

Purpose: not only teach, but also develop theit abilities to think, to research, to solve problems, to make decisions Less

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Columbus College of Art and Design

them: what do you know about film festivals? me: could you more specific? them: we asked a broad question because we want to know what you know about film festivals? me; i know that that almost every city in the world has a film festival but only a few 'count'...and so on

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really, you think so? same as their previous question, 'who do you know?' for your information, i am now headed for a real university, a state institution, one of the top 10 film schools in the country. they have treated me with the utmost professionalism and courtesy. but you be you. Less

sounds like they spanked you. If you can't answer an open ended question, then why bother interviewing? Less

Fairleigh Dickinson University

How do you handle a difficult student?

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Solicito una oportunidad de aportar profesionalmente a su proyecto institucional, tenemos la formación, la capacidad y experiencia profesional adecuada, para el trabajo en curso. Gracias Edwin Less

Have a one on one conversation demonstrating your concern for the student

Indian Hills Community College

Why would I want to work there?

2 Answers

I was interested in relocating to the area.

You don’t want to work there

Florida International University

Are you available to work at (insert day or time here)?

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Are you available to work at February 1, 2019 or earlier if necessary.

I am intereste to apply for this position. I am 45 years of experience teaching Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry,…But I do not know how to apply….No options appear in this form…Please make me know how?…Thanks a lot Less

SRM Institute of Science and Technology

how do you do dimensional matching

2 Answers

How many days did they take to inform you are selected or not?

How many days usually SRM university AP took to inform the candidate about the final result? Less

K.R. Mangalam University

What was your last salary?

2 Answers

31,000 per month

There is no fixed structure of salary there. HR would try to bring you as low as possible. This is all on a demand and supply game to them. This depends upon you to bargain on that. Ofcourse your last salary matters to them as you may bargain over them Less

West Chester University

Identify a creative approach to your teaching style.

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I flip the classroom and ask the class to bring their experiences to the table.

Many of us, Adjuncts, have a PhD in hand and are published. The reason why we are here is that we are good teachers. Maybe your teaching demonstration didn't go too well? I'm sorry you didn't get the job. Less

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