Criteria and Ranking Candidates
For each criterion, candidates are scored 1 (minimum evidence), 2 (exceeds minimum evidence) or 3 (exceptional, goes above and beyond minimum evidence). For ranking, a candidate’s overall score is calculated by multiplying the scores for each aspect.
|Microbial Ecology, Biogeoscience Knowledge||For MSc students: Proficiency in at least one section of the 500 questions. For PhD students: Proficiency in at least three sections.|
|Skills||At least two skills out of 1. Relevant Lab work, 2. Writing, 3. Computation in metagenomics, 4. Presentation.|
|Ambition||Joining us is a positive choice, careerwise. For PhD students, an academic career should be an option.|
|Communication||Communicates openly about strengths, weaknesses and concerns. Asks questions.|
|Team Oriented||Provides examples of how they collaborated successfully with others. Interacts positively with team members.|
|Diversity||Brings something to the table we do not yet have, complementary background, limited overlap with existing team members.|