Stowers Institute For Medical Research

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21 Reviews
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Stowers Institute For Medical Research President & CEO David M. Chao, Ph.D.
David M. Chao, Ph.D.
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    Overall a great place to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate

    I have been working at Stowers Institute For Medical Research full-time

    Pros

    Depending upon the lab you work in, it can be a very good experience. They encourage a postdoc to finish in 5 years. And help a postdoc to prepare for PI interviews. Good health and retirement benefits.

    Cons

    Some labs need to dissolve.

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Stowers Institute For Medical Research Interviews

Updated Nov 1, 2014
Updated Nov 1, 2014

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    Laboratory Animal Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kansas City, MO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kansas City, MO
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at Stowers Institute For Medical Research.

    Interview Details

    Description of the job during the interview did not match the work required to perform. In fact there was no "or as required" during any part of the interview until my first disciplinary action.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions weren't the problem. Oversight of compliance was a bit harsh and often rude going behind my back to speak to supervision rather than bringing the issue directly to me. Definitely a case of the have and have not's.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Hourly for specific period of time but little opportunity for advancement.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
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Website www.stowers.org
Headquarters Kansas City, MO
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue $10 to $25 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

The Stowers Institute for Medical Research is a non-profit, basic biomedical research organization dedicated to improving human health through a greater understanding of the fundamental processes of life. The Institute uses genetic model organisms, such as fruit flies and baker’s yeast, as a way to understand the molecular mechanisms underlying human health and disease.
The late Jim Stowers, founder of American Century Investments, and his wife Virginia Stowers, who dedicated their fortune to supporting the Institute’s basic research in the hope that it will point the way... More

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