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UofU is okay, for a start

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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.

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  1. Perfect

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    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 part-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Very organized and brilliant. Wonderful employees. Great location.

    Cons

    Nothing negative about the place, work or people over here.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work

  2. An excellent place to do biomedical research.

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Researcher in Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Researcher in Salt Lake City, UT

    I have been working at University of Utah full-time (more than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    The research facilities and core instrumentation make science here enjoyable and productive. The environment is collegial and productively competitive.

    Cons

    There are not many job opportunities in the community once you have finished your academic work.

    Advice to Management

    There should be a more defined support structure to facilitate the career transition of exciting postdoctoral researchers.

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