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Edinburgh, Scotland
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£500 million to £1 billion (GBP) per year
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Influencing the world since 1583. Our people have explored space, revolutionised surgery, won Nobel Prizes, published era-defining books, paved the way for life-saving medical breakthroughs and laid the foundations for solving the mysteries of the ... Read more

Mission: We deliver impact for society. We discover, develop and share knowledge.

As a centre of academic excellence we aim to:

•provide the highest-quality research-led teaching and learning;
•challenge the boundaries ... Read more

University of Edinburgh Reviews

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    Current Employee - Research Fellow in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Current Employee - Research Fellow in Edinburgh, Scotland
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    I have been working at University of Edinburgh full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Environment
    Generous in research related spend

    Cons

    No financial rewards other than the ones related to the research and to be spent in research purposes

    Advice to Management

    They need to have some flexibility to retain employees on fixed term contracts who perform well

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University of Edinburgh Photos

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University of Edinburgh Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 days. I interviewed at University of Edinburgh.

    Interview

    Interview with a panel of three and a pratical test to prove your writing, computer litteracy and skill to solve complains and problems. More than 2 hours, better go with your pad and prepare answers, questions and your Presentation. Look at their values.

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University of Edinburgh Awards & Accolades

  • Athena Swan (Gold), Equality Challenge Unit (ECU), 2015
  • Athena Swan (Silver award), Equality Challenge Unit (ECU), 2015
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