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  1. "Part-time research assistant"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant Part-time in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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    I have been working at University of Newcastle (UK) part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Time flexible, good social environment, great research team, city is very beautiful, good public transport environment.

    Cons

    bureaucracy, lack of career pathway, slow financial processing system, slow university process system.

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    University of Newcastle (UK)2016-05-02
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    "Depends on where you work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Guilderland, NY
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    I worked at University of Newcastle (UK) full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent holiday time, closure between Christmas and New Year, tuition perks, pension, lots of cross-university interaction, interaction with students.

    Cons

    I think it really depends on where you work--my unit in particular we were not treated the same as other units in our larger directorate--more supervision, less autonomy. My work-life balance was skewed very work-heavy, and ultimately is why I left the university.I think this was more unique to the Central Services than in the different faculties and schools.

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    University of Newcastle (UK)2016-01-26
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    "Research Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Newcastle (UK) full-time

    Pros

    Russell Group Research intensive university with access to many research related resources.

    Cons

    The weather isn't great and there is a heavy drinking culture in Newcastle.

    University of Newcastle (UK)2015-11-24

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