I have been working at University of Leicester full-time (Less than a year)
Great team spirit
Good progression of career and development offered
Good collaborative spirit for researchers in field
Very competitive with other universities
Constantly making top 20 of Times higer education lists
In academia hours can be long
Work life balance has to maintained by yourself
You need to be self motivated to get the work done
University sites are spread across city from hospital to main campus. - not always a problem or con but something to consider
Parking permits are like gold dust at hospital sites, so if you live close public transport or hospital hopper may be the mode of transport
I worked at University of Leicester (Less than a year)
Ambitious department. Opportunities to work on high profile projects and gain good publications.
Department was ran like a dictatorship, with micro management and a lack of responsibility / autonomy given to experienced members of staff. Reliance on approval from the head of department slowed down rate of progress.
I have been working at University of Leicester full-time (More than 3 years)
good pay, good groups and collaborations
my department good be better organised
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