Inserm Reviews

Updated 23 Feb 2020

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3.5
65%
Recommend to a Friend
51%
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Inserm PDG Yves Lévy
Yves Lévy
27 Ratings
Pros
  • "Exciting, international environment, high level science, collaborations, translational science(in 2 reviews)

Cons
  • "Low salary and low compensations(in 5 reviews)

  • "All French environment, not international(in 4 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Challenging"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Marie Curie Research Fellow in Lille

    I have been working at Inserm full-time

    Pros

    Exciting, international environment, high level science, collaborations, translational science

    Cons

    No teaching hours, stressful, inefficient, no English facilities

  2. "Postdoctoral researcher in Inserm Lille"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Researcher in Lille

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

    Pros

    good opportunities for collaborations among other Inserm facilities

    Cons

    no specific cons to mention

  3. "Project Manager"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance, many benefits

    Cons

    None in my case. Depends on personal experience.

  4. "It depends a lot of your unit."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PhD Candidate 

    I have been working at Inserm full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Overall INSERM system works fine, they are helpful, training is provided when it's needed.

    Cons

    You only can take profit from INSERM benefits if your unit and your boss allow you to do it. And a lot of them don't.

  5. "PhD Life and Health Sciences"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Marseille

    I worked at Inserm full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    You have state-of-art facilities and good scientifically advice

    Cons

    Temporary jobs are time-limited in Inserm

  6. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Inserm full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    An institute conducting research at the forefront of science. Good work and life balance

    Cons

    Not much interactions between units. Most are temporary positions

  7. "Not recommended for research and development"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Ingénieur De Recherche 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible working hours and vacation days.

    Cons

    Not enough perspectives to evolve.

  8. "Postdoc"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Inserm full-time

    Pros

    Great environment, enough holidays,

    Cons

    Low salary and low compensations

  9. "PhD Student"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Inserm full-time

    Pros

    Different scientific research thematics available

    Cons

    Poor career evolution (in terms of salary)

  10. "phD student at CIRI INSERM U1111"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Doctorant Contractuel in Lyon
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Inserm full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good center, dynamic with good opportunity to work on different topics.

    Cons

    All team member localized at different sites, hard to meet all of them at once

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