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Updated 20 March 2019
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  1. "Great learning experience."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Cambridge full-time

    Pros

    Excellent and challenging research environment.

    Cons

    Can be stressful at times.


  2. "Assistant Prof"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Cambridge full-time

    Pros

    Extremely strong faculty. the Newton institute.

    Cons

    Additional responsibilities like interviewing undergraduate candidates, and supervising undergraduate students.

  3. "graduate supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Cambridge part-time

    Pros

    engaged students, second to none environment.

    Cons

    don't expect excellent admin, but everyone tries their best.


  4. "Research Associate"

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    I worked at University of Cambridge full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility about working hours and working from home

    Cons

    Salary and facilities are extremely low


  5. "Research associate"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in Cambridge, East of England, England
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Cambridge, East of England, England
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Cambridge full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to work to carry out multidisciplinary research. Great link with the hospital for translational research

    Cons

    not much to say, if you enjoy academic research it is the place to be!!


  6. "Organic Chemistry Student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, East of England, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, East of England, England
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    I have been working at University of Cambridge full-time

    Pros

    You learn a lot of chemistry.

    Cons

    Short working hours are not ideal.


  7. "Scholarship"

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

    I have been working at University of Cambridge full-time

    Pros

    Nice environment, good education. Generally cozy weather.

    Cons

    Transportation is a bit not convenient.

  8. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Cambridge full-time

    Pros

    Amazing history and breadth of influence

    Cons

    Poor HR function and staff assessment


  9. "Research"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Cambridge full-time

    Pros

    flexible work, health benefits, assess to materials

    Cons

    low pay for the amount of hours you are expected to put in.
    High levels of stress


  10. "Good location, networks and resources"

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    I have been working at University of Cambridge full-time

    Pros

    Beautiful city, good college and interesting research area

    Cons

    Layout of the engineering department is confusing