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If you come across a problem you are unsure of, what steps do you take from there?

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30 Mathematician Interview Questions

  1. 1.

    If you come across a problem you are unsure of, what steps do you take from there?

  2. 2.

    Are you efficient with your time?

  3. 3.

    How would your former employer describe you?

  4. 4.

    How did you assign priorities to jobs?

  5. 5.

    What has been the most difficult situation in your career so far? How did you resolve it?

  6. 6.

    Do you manage your time well?

  7. 7.

    Describe how you would handle a situation if you were required to finish multiple tasks by the end of the day, and there was no conceivable way that you could finish them.

  8. 8.

    Why should we hire you?

  9. 9.

    What do you already know about the math we will be asking you to perform?

  10. 10.

    In what ways do you use math in your daily life?

  11. 11.

    What are you currently doing to become a better mathematician?

  12. 12.

    What is your greatest strength?

  13. 13.

    What separates the good mathematicians from the so-so mathematicians?

  14. 14.

    What is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?

  15. 15.

    Why are you the best candidate for us?

  16. 16.

    Why did you choose to pursue a career as a Mathematician?

  17. 17.

    What is the application of sparse matrix?

  18. 18.

    What are your career goals as a Mathematician?

  19. 19.

    Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

  20. 20.

    Do you work well under pressure?

  21. 21.

    How do you handle stressful situations?

  22. 22.

    How do you help colleagues to think more creatively?

  23. 23.

    Tell me about your schooling experience.

  24. 24.

    Why do you want to work for our organization?

  25. 25.

    Why do you think you'll be the right fit for us?

  26. 26.

    How do you double check your work?

  27. 27.

    Some problems require developing a unique approach. Tell about a time when you were able to develop a different problem-solving approach.

  28. 28.

    There are times when we are placed under extreme pressure on the job. Tell about a time when you were under such pressure and how you handled it.

  29. 29.

    What have you done to further your own mathematical skills in the past 5 years?

  30. 30.

    How many hours a day do you put into your work? What were your study patterns at school?