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University of Dundee Reviews

Updated 25 Jun 2019

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University of Dundee CEO Naren Patel
Naren Patel
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  • "Unidirectional development, lack of support when decide to leave academia(in 3 reviews)

  • "Growth opportunities are few in the UK if you wish to stay in academia(in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent place to work"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Dundee, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Dundee full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    People are very friendly and kind, city is full of nature and life costs are good

    Cons

    No Cons about the university, the city can be windy and very quiet.

    Advice to Management

    Excellent place to work and live

    University of Dundee2019-05-21
  2. "Research Fellow"

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    Former Employee - Junior Research Fellow in Dundee, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Dundee full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good facilities, Good internal and external collaborations, great administration

    Cons

    As an international worker I had some communication troubles.

    University of Dundee2019-06-25
  3. "Good benefits but terrible team and management poor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Dundee full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good pension, some flexibility on hours, good salary

    Cons

    Unsupportive team members. Very high pressure environment. Poor leadership - just left to muddle through.

    Advice to Management

    When bringing new teams or employees have a vision and some idea what you want from them

    University of Dundee2019-05-22
  4. "A good institute"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Dundee full-time

    Pros

    Excellent research facility. Living cost is relatively low.

    Cons

    Not much to say about the downside.

    University of Dundee2019-03-07
  5. "Excellent Facilities, friendly staff"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate 
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    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Dundee full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Wide range of excellent facilities. Very friendly colleagues

    Cons

    None that I am aware of.

    University of Dundee2019-02-25
  6. "good employer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at University of Dundee full-time

    Pros

    flexible working hours, good conditions, vibrant atmosphere

    Cons

    contract, no permanent positions, out of hours working

    University of Dundee2019-02-04
  7. "if you accept the fact that the weather is horrible, I guess it's ok."

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
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    I have been working at University of Dundee full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Friendly environment. Most facilities in-house

    Cons

    it's Scotland. Not much else to do apart from work

    University of Dundee2018-12-16
  8. "Part Time Class Tutor - Mechanical Engineering"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dundee, Scotland

    I worked at University of Dundee part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Provided help for students in years below me, while also refreshing my memory on particular material, helping to study for exams

    Cons

    Part time work was only two hours each week so do not have any cons

    University of Dundee2018-11-08
  9. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at University of Dundee

    Pros

    Dundee is a cheap town to live in

    Cons

    Not much to do in dundee

    University of Dundee2018-10-15
  10. "Excellent workplace, great benefit"

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    Former Employee - Software Developer in Dundee, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Dundee full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    University of Dundee is one of the largest cancer research centre and microscopy imaging facility. Nice relaxed atmosphere and professional working environment. Great place to learn software development and science.

    Cons

    Limited car park spaces for staff members. Car park charges.

    University of Dundee2018-09-15
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