University of Pittsburgh
3.6 of 5 260 reviews
www.pitt.edu Pittsburgh, PA 5000+ Employees

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Good benefits

Research Assistant Professor (Current Employee)
Pittsburgh, PA

I have been working at University of Pittsburgh full-time for more than 5 years

ProsBenefits - retirement best in class for pittsburgh area by far. Salary is OK, 2.5% salary increase each year is typical

ConsAdministration - old school and not flexible if you have a family

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Research is a cutthroat experience

Project Coordinator (Former Employee)
Pittsburgh, PA

I worked at University of Pittsburgh as a contractor for more than a year


Pros: You'll get to add cool words/project names to your resume. You may get to meet well-known researchers, even if only because you're sent to fetch… Cons: It's a very ego driven and cutthroat area. Obviously Pitt has rec'd historically a large amount of NIH funding because of aggressive/groundbreaking research but… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Low expectations

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at University of Pittsburgh full-time


Pros: There is not much stress working at Pitt, as the… Cons: The pay is very low. Non-existent avenues for career advancement. No flexibility in time or space even when there is no reasonable business… Advice to Senior Management: Its obvious that faculty is highly valued, but I would advise that… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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