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Love the learning environment

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Project Coordinator in Salt Lake City, UT
Former Employee - Project Coordinator in Salt Lake City, UT

I worked at University of Utah full-time (More than 5 years)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Great environment, terrific benefits, progressive work

Cons

Low pay, bureacratic rules, not much opportunity for advancement within department

Advice to Management

Figure out how to reward great employees -- good people are lost frequently because the salary system doesn't reward high performers

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  1. UofU is okay, for a start

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Research Assistant in Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Contractor - Research Assistant in Salt Lake City, UT

    I have been working at University of Utah as a contractor (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Generally more relaxed schedules, Professors who supervise research are usually driven and passionate. Excellent opportunity to develop skill sets and network.

    Cons

    Often PhDs also required to teach classes, distracting them from research.
    Sometimes professors choose students for research based more on personal reasons rather than on skill, talent, or desire to contribute.

    Advice to Management

    Stop relentlessly gauging research budgets. And stop building more buildings when the current ones are under utilized. Where's the much needed parking structure.


  2. Gauss is the place to be.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Salt Lake City, UT

    I have been working at University of Utah full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Empowering environment, go where no one has gone before! Tell the buses what excites you, and you will be given meaningful work in your area of interest.

    Cons

    Typical research cons... sometimes long periods of struggle between successes.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you have been doing. The level of involvement is good.


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