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UCSF is terrible working environment unless you are a manager

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Former Employee - Analyst II  in  San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Analyst II in San Francisco, CA

Pros

- UCSF is a well known school

Cons

- Upper management could care less about staff
- Terrible human resource staff
- Few opportunities for growth in the academic environment if you are staff because PI's want to keep the money to themselves

Advice to ManagementAdvice

- Start appreciating staff, regardless of their status in the workplace

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Other reviews for UC San Francisco

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    I worked as a graduate student researcher

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    Current Employee - Graduate Student Researcher  in  San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Graduate Student Researcher in San Francisco, CA

    Pros

    Good learning environment.
    San Francisco is a amazing (albeit expensive) city to live in.
    Very good opportunities to get mentored in innovation and other similar fields.
    The facilities at the Mission Bay campus are really nice.

    Cons

    Getting a PhD takes a long time and is incredibly stressful.
    The facilities are old (at Parnassus).
    It's very difficult to afford to live here because of the high cost of living.
    It's very difficult to get research funding in general, so make sure you work in a well-funded lab.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Staff Research Associate

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    Current Employee - Staff Research Associate  in  San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Staff Research Associate in San Francisco, CA

    Pros

    Good learning environment to kick-start your career. Be sure to find a good mentor to follow and try to learn as much as you can. There is wiggle room to take on different task due to the academia environment.

    Cons

    Little to no room for growth. Senior management does not care or see the hierarchy of new and old employees. Some employees will just sit there the entire day and do nothing while others are scrambling to finish the work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have a better over sight on your staff members and be sure everyone is adequately trained.

    No opinion of CEO
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