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bureaucratic but a great place to work

Academic Support Staff Member (Current Employee) London, England

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

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

Advice to Senior ManagementBetter communication needed between administrative departments

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Career-track Lecturer/Assistant Professor

    Lecturer (Current Employee) London, England

    I have been working at LSE full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: Location in London; high quality students to teach; flexibility in working hours; some control over work… Cons: Salaries too low for cost of living in London; Tenure does not bring with it the same benefits… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    world class institution, second class facilities, bureaucratic but kind and supportive

    Lecturer (Current Employee) London, England

    I have been working at LSE


    Pros: The brand has global prestige. The people are generally top-notch. There is a surprising… Cons: Teaching load often too high to make much research happen during term time. Marking / grading process is ridiculously painful… Advice to Senior Management: Work to remove bureaucracy as much as possible. Pay more to faculty in order to retain them. Currently faculty… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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