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Postdoctoral Researcher (Current Employee) La Jolla, CA

ProsMy positions is very flexible and I get to work with instruments that few people will have the opportunity to work with.

ConsI'm not sure where my current work will lead me. My position may not be typical, ever lab is different but I usually work allow with very little input from my supervisor.

Advice to Senior ManagementMore group meetings and a willingness to help researcher advance in the career.

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    Pleasant experience as expected from a collage/university laboratory. not too much pressure.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) La Jolla, CA

    I worked at UC San Diego

    Pros: People are really nice and always ready to teach you… Cons: Work can be monotonous and dull after a while. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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    Decent place to TA but you have to work to avoid the pettiness that sometimes gets in the way of doing your job

    Teaching Assistant (Current Employee) La Jolla, CA

    I have been working at UC San Diego

    Pros: predictable schedules and on-campus location are great for grad students; SD weather is unbeatable; weekly on-campus farmers market; have… Cons: supervisors are hit and miss; some can be so gossipy in team meetings that it's a waste of time to sit through them (but you're… Advice to Senior Management: decent TA experience overall but TAs shouldn't have to sit and listen to supervisor's gossip/political preferences/ general pettiness. we're paid to teach… More

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