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About oral examinations for academic job applicants or students

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Grad School Interviews with Multiple Programs at same School

I️ applied to 3 programs within the same school (2 of which are joint with another institution). All of the programs are related to my research interests, and the main professors I️ would want to work ...
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Trial (test) lecture as part of the interview process for a tenure-track position

I have been invited to give a trial lecture for a tenure track position in Norway. This is part of a hiring process that three top candidates have been shortlisted for the interview. The lecture ...
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Should I share news of best paper award post-interview (for a faculty position) with hiring committee?

Last week I had an interview for a faculty position. I haven't received any response yet. But today one of my papers received best paper award in an esteemed IEEE conference. Is it professional, and ...
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How to put research, teaching and service into a single job talk

I am going to give an on-campus job talk for a TT AP position. According to the searching chair, my talk will include teaching, research, and service philosophy, and other attributes that show me as a ...
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How to email Faculty Search Committee for seminar without implying to hurry on my application?

I had recently applied to several prestigious institutes in India. Just to explain the recruitment process in these institutes a Faculty Search Committee goes through your application that comprises ...
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Unusual presentation for a postdoc interview on topic "How would you manage the lab"

I have done postdoc interview-presentations before and usually you are asked to talk about your past research projects and/or your research/teaching expertise/background. But the requirement from most ...
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PhD interview presentation (invited)

I've got invited to a lab seminar. I am so excited and nervous, too. I applied for the same research group before, and unfortunately, I was not selected after short presentation and interview at a ...
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What questions should I ask as a candidate during interview for a PhD program that assigns you an advisor?

*I'm applying for Psychology PhD. There's a university that I am applying to but unlike some of the other universities I've found, where students can state their desired advisor, this university ...
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Is it still true that CS PhD programs don't do interviews?

I'm currently an applicant and have tried to read extensively regarding this topic. It seems to be the consensus that "interviews are rare for CS PhD programs." However, observations from ...
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What kind if questions can I expect in an an interview for an Associate Professor position in the Netherlands?

I am an Asst Prof working at a mid-size liberal arts college in the US. Recently I applied for an Assoc Prof position in the Netherlands and got invited to do a Zoom interview. I’m pumped! I’ve read ...
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How to prepare for an on-site interview for a TT position without much direct research experience

I am rather lucky to get an on-site interview invitation for a TT position (focusing on both research and teaching) at a R1-tier university, which, however is not in my main research area. Only my B.S....
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Will quitting PhD after six months affect my ability to get another?

I've been at my current PhD for six months but in that time have only had 3 meetings with my supervisor, the last of which was over 2 months ago. Worse than that, I've tried enquiring about our next ...
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PhD interview question: BSc dissertation/'thesis'

My BSc dissertation was basically a literature review of Sean Carroll lecture notes on general relativity. I got a first in this, and was offered PhD interviews with the supervisors being aware of ...
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Interviewing for another department within the same university

I recently enrolled in a university program, lets call it X. X is a relatively new department trying to grow and currently includes about 30 people. The title is Professional doctorate in engineering (...
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Waiting Decision After Phone Interview (PhD)... Should I Email them?

I just recently did two phone interviews (one with the professor on the admission committee and the other with prospective PI) and was told that if I was offered admission, they would invite me for an ...
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How to postpone a skype interview by a potential supervisor if you are not fully prepared? Is it advisable to postpone?

How to postpone a skype interview by a potential supervisor if you are not fully prepared? Is it advisable to postpone, if you are only prepared some, and are not fluent in talking your research since ...
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Undergraduate Interviewing for Research Assistant Jobs- Tips?

So, after having an interest in pursuing a full time position in research to live and breathe research without class commitments in hopes of building a strong skillset, I decided to pursue job ...
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Will publishing papers on multiple subjects produce a negative impression on the board members of an interview?

Suppose a researcher holds PhD and is an aspiring lecturer in a particular subject but he has sound knowledge in other areas of studies. Should he try publish research papers on the unrelated areas? ...
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What is meant by a Personal Interview for Junior Research Fellow

I have been invited for a personal interview for the recruitment of Junior Research Fellow in Mathematics in Space and Application Center. I read about personal interview questions for jobs in ...
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Potential conflicting grad school interview events

I've applied to several programs at several different graduate schools, and if shortlisted for interview, I expect to receive invitations by the end of January and most of them hold their visit and ...
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As an engineering student, will there be a problem listing my graduate school on my resume when I haven't accepted the offer yet?

I will be going to a career fair tomorrow where no company with my undergraduate engineering specialty (it is a rather distinctive field) will be there. Therefore, it would be very hard to obtain a ...