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University of Leicester Research Assistant Reviews

2 reviews



Research Assistant

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University of Leicester Chancellor Lord Grocott
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  • Flexible working hours, work when you want, get to meet lots of great people and the chance to develop communication skills (in 11 reviews)

  • Provides excellent training, a considerate working environment that provides equal opportunities for all (in 10 reviews)

  • There needs to be more opportunities for career progression of junoir staff members (such as myself) and a more rigourous mentoring system (in 5 reviews)

  • Senior management team is exceptionally poor (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Research Assistant"

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Leicester, England
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Leicester, England
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Leicester part-time (More than a year)


    Friendly University with plenty of scope for career advancement and pursuing personal research interests.


    Busy University environment and lots of administration

    Advice to Management


  2. "Research Assistant"

    Former Employee - Research Assistant
    Former Employee - Research Assistant

    I worked at University of Leicester full-time (More than a year)


    Excellent inter department atmosphere
    Access to a wide range of career support.
    Willingness of senior staff to push me to apply previous experience & skill-sets that I'd brought to the job


    The office space was often rather cramped
    Thieves target the bike storage areas

    University of Leicester Response

    3 Oct 2016 – Recruitment Partner

    Our 2016 Staff Survey found that 94% of people working at the university agree with the statement,'I feel safe and secure in my working environment'.