Why do you think you would be a good fit for our research team? How did you hear about our research being conducted? How familiar with working with veterans with post-traumatic stress and other disorders are you? Things like this, the interviewers were two doctors, both very nice people and it was very casual. I was quizzed a little on my knowledge of neurology and neuropsychology, but it was not intimidating or stressful.
"I have read many of your journal articles, Dr._________, and I have found them to be fascinating and really align with my career and academic interests. This is why I felt compelled to contact you, to see if I could be part of a team that is conducting such exciting research" or something along those lines. Less