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I was asked what I wanted to do after my postdoc

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I responded with the usual path academics take with wanting to settle into a full time lectureship

Give an example of when you've had to collaborate outside your institution.

questions related to how motivated I was to live in London, questions about my previous work and future plans

Generic questions about previous experiences and skills, few details about the Ph.D. thesis topic. No specific questions or exercises

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Who you will be seeing yourself after 5 year time? And some sort of technical questions.

How do you explain why infrared surface selection rule cannot apply on nanoparticle.

Some technical questions were not easy to answer. However with relevant experience should be OK.

Why are you interested in this research project? What skills can you bring to the project? Tell us about a time where you overcame a problem.