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University of Cambridge Senior Research Associate Reviews

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Senior Research Associate

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  1. "A world-leading university environment"

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    Current Employee - Senior Research Associate in Cambridge, East of England, England
    Current Employee - Senior Research Associate in Cambridge, East of England, England

    I have been working at University of Cambridge (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Cambridge provides a world-leading research environment for the most driven and successful academic scientists

    Cons

    It has very de-centralised managerial structure, so you are responsible for your own career growth and success


  2. "Senior Research Associate"

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    Current Employee - Senior Research Associate in Cambridge, East of England, England
    Current Employee - Senior Research Associate in Cambridge, East of England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    world class research; highly effective admin

    Cons

    I have not come across any.

    Advice to Management

    nore


  3. "The University of Cambridge is a stimulating and world class university"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Research Associate in Cambridge, East of England, England
    Current Employee - Senior Research Associate in Cambridge, East of England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Working with the best researchers in the world

    Cons

    Academia does not pay well and landing a full time position is very competitive

    Advice to Management

    Create a better and more secure environment for post-docs.