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  1.  

    Probably not good depending on where you work in the Uni

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Edinburgh full-time

    Pros

    Some interesting work, high level of autonomy

    Cons

    Bureaucratic - be prepared to do admin

    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Paid in reputation, not cash.

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    Former Employee - Lecturer in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)
    Former Employee - Lecturer in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)

    I worked at University of Edinburgh

    Pros

    It's a prestigious place, with lots to be proud of. The place has a lot of history behind it, so from that perspective it's a place that I'm proud to be associated with.

    Cons

    The pay is pretty poor compared to private sector and it's the very stereotype of a public sector business - an insane amount of bureaucracy and very poor management running the place. There's obviously a mass of brilliant minds in the education section, but unfortunately that doesn't extend to the management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn to manage

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

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