University of Cambridge Postdoctoral Fellow Reviews

Updated 7 Apr 2021

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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Good people

    13 Jan 2021 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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    Pros

    Good people good place, good culture, good research

    Cons

    No no no and no cons

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  2. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Postdoctoral Fellow

    15 Mar 2021 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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    Pros

    World class research and ambitious projects Extremely motivated, open-minded and talented coworkers/students Very good funding for reserach expenses Well equiped laboratories and access to core facilities Litle paperwork Very good salary via Marie Curie funding, but modest salary after fellowship expires Beautifull city A lot of oportunities for networking and training

    Cons

    Poor direct management and lack of supervision from PI/group leader Overcrowded laboratories Rather egoist work culture

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  3. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Good place to work

    1 Mar 2021 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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    Pros

    Well funded and able to carry out research without having to worry about money.

    Cons

    Lack of career progression, particularly for postdocs.

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  4. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Interesting yet extremely useless for a woman

    7 Apr 2021 - Postdoctoral Fellow 
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    Pros

    Wonderful living environment and cultural experience

    Cons

    Often encounter misogynistic/ racist colleagues

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  5. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Postdoctoral scientist - neuroscience

    18 Nov 2020 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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    Pros

    World class facilities, opportunity to work with fantastic scientists

    Cons

    Almost impossible to progress without 'political' support, low salaries

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great place to work!

    15 Nov 2020 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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    Pros

    Friendly environment, salaries are decent.

    Cons

    Depending on your job, work-life balance can be challenging.

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Excellent for academic research

    9 Oct 2020 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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    Pros

    international community and lots of opportunities

    Cons

    There is a lot of competition

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  8. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Postdoc in Cambridge

    10 May 2020 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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    Pros

    good career prospects post job

    Cons

    the work life balance is poor

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  9. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Postdoctoral fellow

    1 May 2020 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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    Pros

    Benefits, training, pension, career advancement, inspiring

    Cons

    Low salary, very competitive, few places to become a group leader

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  10. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Very good place to work

    10 Jan 2020 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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    Pros

    Huge potential to learn. Very bright people . Fantastic facilities to do science.

    Cons

    Cambridge is an expensive city to live in

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