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My experience is as a postdoc, so my salary has little to do with Northwestern's policies. They provide decent enough insurance coverage options, which I assume are pretty standard across universities in the US. They have a donation matching program for your HSA (for the first year), which I loved. The faculty and staff are all professional, helpful, and friendly.
A few organizational issues here and there, but this is probably very particular to the department in which you happen to work. Postdocs in general are kind of an anomaly in the US education system (still) -- many departments still struggle to know how to handle some of the basic paperwork, funding issues, etc.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
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I applied online – interviewed at Northwestern University.
I applied online through the website, heard back from the department director through email to arrange interview times. First we had a phone call, talking briefly about my experience and basic information. Then scheduled an in-person interview where I learned about how the system works, what my role will be like, etc.
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What's NU? With its main campus in the Chicago suburb of Evanston, Northwestern University (NU) serves its 16,500 students through around a dozen schools and colleges such as the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Medill School of Journalism. Its Chicago campus houses the schools of law and medicine, as well as several hospitals of the McGaw Medical Center. With a faculty of 2,500, the school has a student-teacher ratio of 7:1. NU is home to several research centers and community outreach programs; it also has a branch in Qatar. It is the ...