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Great place to learn and help others

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Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Chicago, IL
Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Chicago, IL

I worked at University of Illinois at Chicago part-time (More than a year)

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

Pros

Great people (up to the middle-administrative level, the higher-ups seem out of touch), lively idea-driven environment.

Cons

Low salary, mainly pretty ugly campus.

Advice to Management

Stop hiring more administrators and invest in faculty - they're the ones the students come for.

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  1. Graduate School at the Pharmacy College - Teaching / Research Assistant

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at University of Illinois at Chicago part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good people, classes are small (for the graduate students), diverse group of educators, many PI choices.

    Cons

    If you are not a self-starter then you may feel a little lost - not necessarily a con for me.

    Advice to Management

    Additional departmental group projects and collaboration would help strengthen our program and elevate the prestige of our department - strength (e.g., posters and presentations showing interdisciplinary collaboration successfully).


  2. Good potential but upper management has no vision

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    Current Employee - Associate Professor in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Associate Professor in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at University of Illinois at Chicago full-time (More than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good location, good student quality, amazing campus, very convenient for transportation, in a big city, close to downtown

    Cons

    very poor vision for the campus by upper management, no benefits for faculty for bringing in grants, low salary, no 5 yr or 10 yr plan

    Advice to Management

    be creative in generating funds for faculty to carry out research


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