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bureaucratic but a great place to work

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Current Employee - Academic Support Staff Member in London, England (UK)
Current Employee - Academic Support Staff Member in London, England (UK)

I have been working at LSE part-time (More than 3 years)

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Opportunity for advancement, collegial work environment, a diverse group of colleagues

Cons

Bureaucratic with many parts of the university administration not seeming to know what the others are doing

Advice to Management

Better communication needed between administrative departments

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    Career-track Lecturer/Assistant Professor

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    Current Employee - Lecturer in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Lecturer in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at LSE full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Location in London; high quality students to teach; flexibility in working hours; some control over work agenda; name recognition internationally; opportunity to influence public opinion; opportunity to meet opinion-leaders from around the world.

    Cons

    Salaries too low for cost of living in London; Tenure does not bring with it the same benefits it does in the US; autonomy as an instructor low compared with US; central management overly-directive at times.

  2. great

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at LSE

    Pros

    great place for postdoc research

    Cons

    not very well paid relative to london costs

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