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Decent pay, good career support and courses, great reputation

Post Doctoral Research Assistant (Current Employee) Oxford, England (UK)

ProsReputation is excellent for future employment.
Research is not notch.
City is small enough to not feel overwhelming.

ConsServices can be a little 2nd world (e.g IT).
Quality of support entirely dependent on PI, not University.

Advice to Senior ManagementPut a university wide scheme in place to ensure all staff are routinely assessed for developmental needs.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Overall a positive experience but it is a long way off perfect

    Postdoctoral Research Associate (Current Employee) Oxford, England (UK)

    I have been working at Oxford University full-time for more than a year


    Pros: You have a lot of freedom to pursue your own ideas. You tend to come across a good quality of other scientists to work… Cons: If your ideas you have don't result in a decent publication or two every 2-3 years, you will find it tough in academia. Luck… Advice to Senior Management: Supervisors of labs vary massively in their ability to be managers, which in their defence was… More
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    Good working experience

    Database Administrator (Former Employee) Oxford, England (UK)

    I worked at Oxford University as a contractor for more than a year


    Pros: Great and interesting collegues, supportive work environment, good and supportive… Cons: limited opportunities for advancement for temps, interns and contract workers, very difficult to get a permanent position, especially… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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