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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rome (Italy)
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rome (Italy)

I have been working at EMBL

Pros

International, Competitive, excellent funding, great personal and professional support

Cons

Quota for EU citizens reduces non EU diversity

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Try to increase quota of EMBL funded students per group

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    Viele Möglichkeiten. Arbeit mit wirklich klugen Menschen. Lot of possibilities, working with really smart people.

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    Current Employee - PhD Student in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg (Germany)
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg (Germany)

    I have been working at EMBL full-time (more than 3 years)

    (Translated from English)

    Pros

    Man kann mit den führenden Wissenschaftlern auf der Welt netzwerken. Die Finanzierung ist sehr großzügig, daher kann man an vielen Workshops und Konferenzen teilnehmen. Die Atmosphäre ist sehr international und die Leute dort sind allgemein klug.

    You can network with the leading scientists in the world. The funding is very generous, so you can attend a lot of workshops and conferences. The atmosphere is very international and the people there are generally smart.

    Cons

    Der Vorgesetzte entscheidet, was man machen kann. Die Arbeitszeiten sind für einen Wissenschaftler verrückt.

    Your supervisor decides what can you do. The working hours are crazy as a scientist.

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  2.  

    Super Ort für die Forschung Beautiful place for research

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    Current Employee - Postdoc-Wissenschaftler in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg (Germany)
    Current Employee - Postdoc-Wissenschaftler in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg (Germany)

    I have been working at EMBL as a contractor (more than 3 years)

    (Translated from English)

    Pros

    - Viel Ressourcen, auf die man leicht Zugriff hat

    - Vielfalt von Forschungsthemen

    - Super Unterstützung bezüglich des Verhältnisses von Arbeit und Freizeit

    - Large resources easily accessible
    - Diversity of research topics
    - Significant support for life/work balance

    Cons

    - Qualität und Ergebnisse der Beschäftigungsdauer sind zu stark von "N+1" abhängig

    - Nur begrenzte Karrierechancen für Wissenschaftler

    - Schlechte Integration in die örtliche Forschergemeinschaft

    - Quality and outcome of employment period overly dependent on "N+1"
    - Limited career development for researchers
    - Poor integration in local research community

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Team Leader und Personalmanager sollten stärker überprüft werden. Arbeitskultur für die Biologen sollte modernisiert werden.

    Increase scrutiny of the principal investigators' performance as team leaders and personnel managers. Think forward about modernising the work culture of biology researchers.

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