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Good place for research, exciting city in which to live.

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Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Burlington, VT
Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Burlington, VT

I have been working at University of Vermont full-time (More than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Research is promoted by administration that is helpful - IRB works with scientists to get research approved, for example. Very fast turnaround on IRB proposals, requests for technology access, and just simply great service when you need it.

Cons

Budgetary constraints have handcuffed research in odd ways. Specifically it is difficult to get updated computers - I use my own laptop as the early 2000s era Mac in my office can't run a spreadsheet large enough for my data, let alone a more sophisticated statistical package.

Advice to Management

Budget for technology infrastructure upgrades in the overhead costs from grants (honestly, F&A is up to nearly 50%, it's ridiculous to have so much backdated technology with so much cash flow from grants).

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  1. UVM

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    Current Employee - Business Manager in Burlington, VT
    Current Employee - Business Manager in Burlington, VT

    I have been working at University of Vermont full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great vacation and health benefits
    good culturee for career growth

    Cons

    Lack of structure
    Average salar and /wages

    Advice to Management

    More face to face time with staff


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    Great location, terrible weather

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Burlington, VT
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Burlington, VT

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Beautiful and unique location. Good benefits package. The university is one of the most green in the country. Good students and staff to collaborate with.

    Cons

    Overcrowded city with no parking, terrible weather, and limited opportunities elsewhere. Low salary for level of education, and high living costs.


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