Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute

www.sanfordburnham.org
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Great physical environment, great people, may not be the best place for career advancement

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Current Employee - Staff Scientist in La Jolla, CA
Current Employee - Staff Scientist in La Jolla, CA

I have been working at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute full-time (More than 5 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

-Prime location on the Torrey Pines Mesa that's hard to beat. -Well estabilished infrastructure and good facilities support. -A friendly, collaborative and casual culture. -Efficient and accessible administrative support.

Cons

-Going from a postdoc position to a permanent position or assistance professor can be difficult. -No tenure track.

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  1. Research

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Orlando, FL

    I have been working at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Big picture of medical research

    Cons

    Everything. Work environment and hours

    Advice to Management

    No advice. It is a tough economy and hard to get funding, so that fact that they expect me to work more and pay me less is merely so they can survive. I'm not sure what else they can do since it is the nature of academia.


  2. Academic

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    Current Employee - Research Associate II in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Research Associate II in Orlando, FL

    I have been working at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Great retirement plan contribution double what you put in up to 5% Sunny Florida location

    Cons

    No room for career growth Poor upper management decisions and organization


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