All interviews require good preparation.
Remember, interviewing is a skill. And like any skill, the more you practise it, the better you get! The key to discussing your academic research during an interview is to highlight how it relates to the job you are applying for and the ways it has prepared you for the duties the job involves.
Learn more by using these resources:
ANU: How to prepare for a career in academia
Interview Information for positions in industry
Academic job interview questions and advice