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  • Brillaint, active minds. Fresh people. Good relationships & times.

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    Former Employee - Laboratory Assistant in Dundee, Scotland (UK)
    Former Employee - Laboratory Assistant in Dundee, Scotland (UK)

    I worked at University of Dundee part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Able to feel free without being hindered by management or supervisors observations. Able to progress & develop as an employee without feeling the need to progress on a pre-defined path.

    Cons

    Unable to progress toward anything further outwith the sessions. Other than that, no real issue.

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    PhD Student Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dundee, Scotland (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dundee, Scotland (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at University of Dundee in August 2009.

    Interview Details

    I actively sought out my supervisor during my undergraduate degree. They like prospective students to show initiative. Do your homework before the interview. For a PhD position research what the lab has worked on in the past and what work you will be doing in your project. Ask questions about the project in the interview. Make sure and demonstrate that you are committed to the project long term (PhD positions are generally 3-4 years). They are looking for someone with brains but also someone that will fit well into the lab so try and convey your personality in the interview.

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    With PhD positions the stipend is normally set. Basic salaries are £13,500 but MRC/Wellcome trust/CASE studentships are more £16-19,000.
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Website www.dundee.ac.uk
Headquarters Dundee, United Kingdom
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
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Type College / University
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Once you're done with your basic education, you might want to move on to the University of Dundee for some higher learning. The university, which became independent of the University of St. Andrews in 1967, is noted for medicine, life sciences, art, and design studies. The school is recognized internationally for its research in such fields as diabetes and cancer. Its Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design is one of the UK's top four art schools. University of Dundee has an enrollment of about 18,000 students, primarily from the UK; it was founded in 1881 as a... More

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