University of Cambridge Reviews

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Pros
  • "Very good working environment around(in 52 reviews)

  • "Flexible working hours and lots of opportunities(in 51 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Low salary and few development opportunities(in 31 reviews)

  • "Limited career progression advice / guidance(in 29 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good

      Sep 15, 2021 - Research Assistant 
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      Pros

      Good working environment and cultural

      Cons

      Hours are not as flexible

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Very friendly to early career researcher

      Sep 14, 2021 - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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      Pros

      Very nice academic environment; Friendly and smart people.

      Cons

      Relatively low pay comparing to the other research jobs.

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Sep 13, 2021 - Research Assistant in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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      Pros

      Good salary. Great people. Interesting work

      Cons

      Still remote, some buildings need updating

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      New Student

      Sep 11, 2021 - Phd Student Researcher in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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      Pros

      Scenic, good environment for studying.

      Cons

      Less night life, need bike to get anywhere.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      -

      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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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

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      Sep 8, 2021 - Postdoctoral Researcher in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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      Pros

      Lots of research opportunities across different departments

      Cons

      There is a lot of bureaucracy

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Interesting and flexible work

      Sep 6, 2021 - Research Assistant in London, England, England
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      Pros

      Intersting work Flexible working hours good support from above

      Cons

      Pay isnt loads sometimes lacking clear prioritisation of work

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Cambridge

      Sep 4, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Great opportunities and great research community

      Cons

      No downsides that stand out

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great but expensive place

      Sep 14, 2021 - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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      Pros

      Excellent working environment and great networking opportunities.

      Cons

      The university won't help you to move to Cambridge.

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Good holiday, no career progression

      Sep 12, 2021 - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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      Pros

      30 days holiday Paid sick leave Maternity pay Flexible working

      Cons

      Very little opportunity for career progression.

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