City of Hope

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good benefit and higher salary

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Current Employee - Staff Scientist  in  Duarte, CA
Current Employee - Staff Scientist in Duarte, CA

Pros

good benefit and higher salary; comprehensive core facilities; has support for PI without grant for a while; beautiful campus, and good weather, and is at Los Angeles metropolitan.

Cons

focused too much on clinical sciences, weak on basic science research. difficult for postdoc to continue their academic career. slow on ordering reagents.

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  1.  

    Nice institute for research

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    Current Employee - Post Doctoral Research Fellow  in  Duarte, CA
    Current Employee - Post Doctoral Research Fellow in Duarte, CA

    Pros

    The institute has very health envrionment for cancer related research, considering fundings (government and private foundations). Competetion is not so high, people are nice.

    Cons

    Research level is not very competitive considering top publication numbers.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great place to work if you have a family..

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Duarte, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Duarte, CA

    Pros

    Good work/life balance
    Competitive salary
    Good focus on a cause
    Relatively relaxed environment

    Cons

    New "corporate/MBA" management creeping in.
    Increased management.
    More Management.
    Did I mention more management?

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    TOO MUCH MANAGEMENT

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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