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    Lovely place to work and teach.

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    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Santa Clara, CA

    I have been working at Santa Clara University full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Beautiful campus. Polite students. Supportive faculty. Moderate support of research in terms of funds. Close community. If you are able to do some research, and not dedicate too much time to all of the possible service opportunities, you can have a nice work/life balance. Family friendly university.

    Cons

    No graduate students. The university does not require, or reward, excellence. Many very intelligent faculty have a great deal of time on their hands to be concerned with committees, faculty senate, and student evaluations of teaching. This is fine, but there isn't always the social support to enable strong research because the culture demands a great deal of service. Also, this salaries within the College of Arts and Sciences are low, especially considering the extremely high cost of living in the Silicon Valley right now.

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Santa Clara University Interviews

Updated Nov 16, 2014
Updated Nov 16, 2014

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    Interview Details

    Questions ranging from behavioral to technical. Hiring process took about three weeks. It was only one interview, but there have been cases where they do multiple. Interviewed by two people.

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Website www.scu.edu
Headquarters Santa Clara, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1851
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Santa Clara University wants its students to achieve clarity. The Jesuit Catholic school offers degrees in more than 40 disciplines. Its graduate programs include business; counseling, psychology, and education; engineering; law; and pastoral ministries. The university has nearly 5,200 undergraduate and more than 3,400 graduate students. Notable alumni include Oakland mayor and former governor of California Jerry Brown, soccer player Brandi Chastain, Cirrus Logic chairman Michael Hackworth, and winemaker Sam Sebastiani. Santa Clara University was founded in 1851, making it... More

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