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flexible, comfortable work environment for scientific staff

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Current Employee - Assistant Research Scientist in Baltimore, MD
Current Employee - Assistant Research Scientist in Baltimore, MD

I have been working at Johns Hopkins University full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Health and retirement benefits quite good, on par with faculty for even 'assistant research scientist'. Happy to keep me employed so long as I bring in grant money-this was a postdoc-type position for me, and not all institutions would be so flexible

Cons

Little career mentoring or support for finding the next position. Computer support was completely inadequate-IT staff are overworked, support too many people

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  1. Lab motto: Critical Contributions to Critical Challenges

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    Former Employee - Program Manager in Laurel, MD
    Former Employee - Program Manager in Laurel, MD

    I worked at Johns Hopkins University full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Strong sense of mission. Extremely competent staff. Strong benefits. Stable environment

    Cons

    Modest compensation. Current management in the Space Department is extremely toxic and vindictive
    Not a lot of advancement opportunities

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    Former Employee - Recreation Center Monitor in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Recreation Center Monitor in Baltimore, MD

    I worked at Johns Hopkins University part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Johns Hopkins University is full of great people in a supportive atmosphere. A lot is expected of you, but they have every right to demand the best support for their students.

    Cons

    I can't really think of any cons that would apply to the entire university. I worked part-time at the Recreation Center as a Monitor, which was rather boring and repetitive, but you can't really expect more from a job the main requirement of which is to watch students and university affiliates and make sure they don't hurt themselves or the facility.

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    You could consider rotating employees through the different relatively unskilled positions to give them a bit of fresh air.

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