Oxford University Employee Reviews about "working environment"

Updated Nov 1, 2021

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Pros
  • "good working environment and collegues(in 73 reviews)

  • "Fairly flexible working hours most of the time(in 49 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Salary not sufficient for the cost of living in Oxford(in 62 reviews)

  • "Sometimes long hours are ineviteble(in 45 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

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      Sep 12, 2021 - Visitor Services Assistant in Oxford, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      flexible, good work environment, good pay

      Cons

      No cons in my opinion

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great

      Nov 1, 2021 - DPhil Student Inorganic Chemistry 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Supportive Hard-working environment Good facilities Great place to live

      Cons

      Not as much funding options as you'd expect

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    3. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      OK

      Oct 24, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      very international, friendly working environment

      Cons

      slow and inefficient administrative processes

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Postdoctoral Fellow

      Sep 3, 2021 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Oxford, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice work environment and colleagues where you can develop skills and knowledge

      Cons

      a great place to work

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    5. 4.0
      Current Contractor

      Good place to work

      Aug 7, 2021 - Anonymous Contractor 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The research is interesting and innovative and supportive colleagues make a good working environment overall.

      Cons

      There can be repetitive paperwork and bureaucracy from a departmental level which feels unnecessary at times.

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      An interesting place to work, overlooks the tier of staff that keeps it going

      Jun 28, 2021 - Personal Assistant in Oxford, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Working with world leading experts Perks include free entry to university owned sites and Bodlian library membership Physical environment is lovely and well taken care of Dynamic and interesting working environment

      Cons

      Stressful working environment Not good with interpersonal conflict Poor pension scheme Decentered working practices hinder productivity

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Environment and opportunity

      Apr 11, 2021 - PhD Researcher in Oxford, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly and supportive working environment, various opportunities for personal development.

      Cons

      Average level and fixed salary

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Excellent employer

      Mar 15, 2021 - Postdoctoral Research Officer in Oxford, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great working environment and nice people.

      Cons

      Difficult to get a permanent contract.

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Very good

      Mar 23, 2021 - Research Assistant in Oxford, England
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      Pros

      Good salary, good work environment

      Cons

      No help with taxes etc issues

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great work environment

      Mar 9, 2021 - Postdoctoral Research Associate 
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      Pros

      Great work environment, creative people, good culture

      Cons

      There was too little accountability for some group leaders, more investment needed into research equipment

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