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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I have been working at University of Calgary full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    great for skiing, great for staying since, people friendly, campus is nice, Banff, Jasper, Canadian rockies close by.

    Cons

    cold in winter, housing crisis at the moment, large distances to travel, public transport not so good, isolated, not much in Alberta, reliant on oil and gas prices

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University of Calgary Interviews

Updated Jan 15, 2015
Updated Jan 15, 2015

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    Postdoctoral Fellow Interview

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    Application Details

    The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at University of Calgary.

    Interview Details

    I applied the job via email. My work was briefly described in the email. After a few weeks, I was contacted to schedule an interview through internet/conference call. I was asked mainly about my previous work experience and there were some behaviour questions as well. After a few days, they emailed to offer the position to me.

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Website www.ucalgary.ca
Headquarters Calgary, Canada
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1966
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university has a clear strategic direction – Eyes High – to become one of Canada’s top five research universities by 2016, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community of Calgary. Ranked as the top university in Canada under the age of 50, the University of Calgary is a comprehensive academic and research... More

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