Oxford University
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www.ox.ac.uk Oxford, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

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Postdoctoral Scientist (Current Employee)
Oxford, England (UK)

Pros- research groups that work to understand the genetic foundation of human disease
- multidisciplinary research
- on the edge seminars and talks
- in- house services like sequencing etc

Cons- car parking
- long working hours
- equipment getting old and brakes often which means a lot of down-time
- badly organised

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Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Decent pay, good career support and courses, great reputation

    Post Doctoral Research Assistant (Current Employee)
    Oxford, England (UK)

    I have been working at Oxford University full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Reputation is excellent for future employment. Research is not notch.… Cons: Services can be a little 2nd world (e.g IT). Quality… Advice to Senior Management: Put a university wide scheme in place to ensure all… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Great researching resources and students; poor salaries, employment rights and support

    Tutor and Instructor (Former Employee)
    Oxford, England (UK)

    I worked at Oxford University part-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: The students are ambitious and wonderful to teach (mostly), and the libraries and community of… Cons: Few, and increasingly fewer, tenured jobs, with more emphasis on by-hour and adjunct teaching, which means no payment for marking and prep. I was… Advice to Senior Management: Professionalise your approach: ensure that everyone ranging from full professors and chairs to graduate tutors can benefit from salary and per-hour wage transparency, a clear… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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