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Postdoctoral Research Scientist Interview Questions

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How much were you thinking for a salary.

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$50,000 which was significantly more than was affordable.

Are you interested in pursuing your career further in academics

tell me about your research

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mostly technical questions, some people ask about behavior questions

What are your career plans

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The most common question was what my long-term career goals were (conversion to staff, industry, or academia). Invariably this led to discussions about how the lab would support both my personal goals and theirs.

I was asked my family status, and whether they need to do something about the 2body problem. (Vary positive but it came out of the blue for me)

If you were interviewing candidates, what question would you ask them that we haven't asked already?

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