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Northwestern University President Morton Schapiro
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    Great expectations, mostly fulfilled

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor

    I have been working at Northwestern University full-time (more than 3 years)


    -Great resources
    -supportive peers
    -freedom and encouragement to pursue goals


    -hierarchical leadership
    -lack of faculty-staff communication
    -poor directional leadership at the school level

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    Top level and mid level goals do not seem to align creating uncertainty. Academics do not like uncertainty and may even resent it.

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Northwestern University Interviews

Updated 12 Feb 2015
Updated 12 Feb 2015

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    PhD Candidate Interview

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    Interview was conducted by my advisor, it is a case by case thing. Most likely, you will be prepared to answer the questions related to your research and your prior working/research experience. Most of the time, it is not difficult.

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Headquarters Evanston, IL
Size 5,000+ Employees
Founded 1851
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue £1 to £2 billion (GBP) per year

What's NU? With its main campus in the Chicago suburb of Evanston, Northwestern University (NU) serves its 16,500 students through around a dozen schools and colleges such as the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Medill School of Journalism. Its Chicago campus houses the schools of law and medicine, as well as several hospitals of the McGaw Medical Center. With a faculty of 2,500, the school has a student-teacher ratio of 7:1. NU is home to several research centers and community outreach programs; it also has a branch in Qatar. It is the only... More

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