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  1. 5.0
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    Sep 8, 2021 - Post Doctoral Fellow in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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    Pros

    Good research opportunities across different departments

    Cons

    There is lots of bureaucracy

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Working at University of Cambridge

    Aug 17, 2021 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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    Pros

    Highly intellectual and dynamic environment to collaborate and discuss science. Takes out your academic potential and there is projection to collaborate with industry Team spirit Career development assistance

    Cons

    Salary is not so great, specially with family responsibilities Short term contracts and uncertainty Overtime work is required to be competitive

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  3. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great Environment

    Jul 26, 2021 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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    Pros

    Fantastic environment a lot of resources

    Cons

    varies a lot by department academic bubble

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  4. 5.0
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    Great

    Jun 18, 2021 - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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    Pros

    All great about the university

    Cons

    Nothing to complain, great experience

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  5. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Great academic city to be pursuing a post-doctoral research position.

    Jun 30, 2021 - Research Fellow in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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    Pros

    Very flexible hours and results orientated.

    Cons

    Depending on the manager / PI, there can be very little structure or direction.

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  6. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Good place to work

    Jun 23, 2021 - Junior Research Fellow 
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    Pros

    Excellent, intelligent colleagues and fantastic students

    Cons

    Slow-moving institution which can be set in its ways

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Ecvelletn

    May 6, 2021 - Fellow in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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    Pros

    accom, high table, teaching, progression, satff

    Cons

    old fashioned, hierarchy, location, size of organisation, hlp

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  8. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Interesting yet extremely useless for a woman

    Apr 7, 2021 - Postdoctoral Fellow 
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    Pros

    Wonderful living environment and cultural experience

    Cons

    Often encounter misogynistic/ racist colleagues

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  9. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    An excellent place to work

    Mar 22, 2021 - Research Fellow in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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    Pros

    You get to work alongside world leaders in their research field

    Cons

    Senior research staff are often too busy to engage with junior researchers

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  10. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Postdoctoral Fellow

    Mar 15, 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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