University of Cambridge Senior Research Associate Reviews

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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Besy Acdamic Environment

    Oct 11, 2021 - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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    Pros

    Open research envidonment and cutting edge facility

    Cons

    Food near the lab needs to improve

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  2. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Good place to work in

    Oct 14, 2021 - Clinical Research Associate II in London, England, England
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    Pros

    Good work culture that promotes growth

    Cons

    None in my time there

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  3. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    lots of support

    Sep 22, 2021 - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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    Pros

    Lots of free support and researcher development courses to do

    Cons

    High expectations and comparatively low salaries

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Good Place

    Sep 19, 2021 - Research Analyst in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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    Pros

    Flexible work culture, exceptional colleagues.

    Cons

    Nothing much comes to mind.

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  5. 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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  6. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Great university in a good city

    Sep 16, 2021 - Senior Research Associate in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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    Pros

    Lots of smart people Work can be demanding but rewarding

    Cons

    Work life balance Salary doesn't account for living expenses in an expensive city

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Being a senior research associate at the UC

    Aug 31, 2021 - Senior Research Associate in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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    Pros

    Very flexible, especially if you a mum!

    Cons

    Get promoted can take lot of time (i.e. 20 years for a professorship)

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  10. 3.0
    Current Contractor, more than 1 year

    Great people, below average benefits

    Aug 22, 2021 - Postdoctoral Research Associate 
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    Pros

    Very smart people to work with

    Cons

    Bad stability and benefits, few networking opportunities

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