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Updated 18 July 2018
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  • "Work life balance is non existent for most science departments, but that is expected" (in 19 reviews)

  • "Expensive to live in and hard to rent a nice house" (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "good experience"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Oxford University full-time

    Pros

    comfortable, relax well balanced, lots to learn

    Cons

    fixed term, office politics, if permanent will be good

    Advice to Management

    please consider staff more. don't be like a businessman when being academic


  2. "students"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oxford University full-time

    Pros

    good for experience studying here

    Cons

    no cons for the work here

    Advice to Management

    good

  3. "Junior Demonstrator and teaching lab"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Oxford University part-time

    Pros

    relax, and reasonable pay, nice technician

    Cons

    not that i can think of.


  4. "Research Assistant at Oxford"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Oxford, England
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Oxford, England

    I have been working at Oxford University full-time

    Pros

    Great Working environment. State of the art research facilities. Highly qualified and world renown staff.

    Cons

    No annual bonus. No private health insurance.

    Advice to Management

    none


  5. "University of Oxford"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Oxford University full-time

    Pros

    Opportunity to learn and develop new skills

    Cons

    The pay is lower than your average


  6. "Student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Oxford University full-time

    Pros

    Good life, good potential, good degree

    Cons

    money cost lack of motivation


  7. "Amazing university"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PhD Student
    Current Employee - PhD Student

    I have been working at Oxford University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great environment as a PhD student, lovely city

    Cons

    Expensive to live in and hard to rent a nice house

  8. "Lovely environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Oxford University full-time

    Pros

    Lovely location and friendly staff

    Cons

    Minimal on-site parking and intense academic environment


  9. "Awesome"

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    Former Employee - DPhil Student in Oxford, England
    Former Employee - DPhil Student in Oxford, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Oxford University full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Demanding, nice city, international outlook

    Cons

    I have to write a review just to look at other people's reviews.

    Advice to Management

    Be a legend


  10. "Undergraduate Tutoring"

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    Current Employee - Academic Tutor in Oxford, England
    Current Employee - Academic Tutor in Oxford, England

    Pros

    The possibility of working among the most skilled and self-driven individuals with a true desire of making a strong positive impact in the world

    Cons

    Overall there are no cons. Tutors have the freedom to design their sessions in the way they feel it better suits the students needs.


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