Yale University

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Fantastic experience

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Former Employee - Research Assistant
Former Employee - Research Assistant

Pros

Friendly people
Great location
Good food
Lots of research spending and new buildings

Cons

Crime makes stories, but otherwise pretty safe!

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep spending more on science research... it's one of Yale's great strengths!

Recommends
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    Pleasant

    Current Employee - Research Associate  in  New Haven, CT
    Current Employee - Research Associate in New Haven, CT

    Pros

    Hires only very intelligent people; great monetary and non-monetary benefits

    Cons

    Poor living areas surrounding New Haven, CT

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide greater flexibility in employment options.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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    Excellent but competitive research environment

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Professor  in  New Haven, CT
    Current Employee - Associate Professor in New Haven, CT

    Pros

    -World-class research environment with state-of-the-art facilities
    -broad range of expertise across many different departments
    -University with International reputation
    -Reasonable teaching load

    Cons

    -Lack of mentoring structure for junior faculty
    -many senior faculty members are backward-looking
    -opaque promotion mechanisms
    -over 8 years, got no raise for several years and only 1-2% raise in all but one of the other years, when the raise was ~5%.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase mentoring and progress of junior faculty

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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