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University of Texas System Reviews

Updated Jul 24, 2014
University of Texas System – Dallas – “UT Dallas Cellier Center”

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3.6 178 reviews

89% Approve of the CEO

University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D.

Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D.

(28 ratings)

82% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Benefits are great, and gives great work life balance(in 9 reviews)

  • good work environment with interesting people(in 12 reviews)


Cons
  • There are not that many opportunities for advancement, especially within the offices(in 3 reviews)

  • Huge lack of investment in recruiting good students, specially graduate students(in 4 reviews)

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    Associate Professor (Current Employee) Austin, TX

    ProsGreat place to work with degree of freedom

    ConsNon competitive salary compare to other same size schools

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Not bad, but can be improved

    Research Associate (Current Employee) Austin, TX

    Prosmodern, up to date, progressive, encourage

    ConsPolitics can be frustrating, administration sometimes out of touch

    Advice to Senior ManagementListn to employees

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

     

    Great place to do science

    Graduate Research Assistant (Former Employee) Austin, TX

    ProsTop notch chemistry department. Last time I checked it was hovering around 10th in the nation. Great respectable name. Austin is a great place to live and work.

    ConsNot that many cons but obviously your are going to be working on a university salary so you better love the research you do and enjoy the other perks

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great environment

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGood stable work environment in a mostly friendly environment

    ConsNot enough interaction among departments

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    I like working here

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosgood RA stipend to live in Texas, great facilities in the lab

    Consthe fact that we dont have an undergrad program leads to full time in the lab, which could be tedious

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Nurturing, positive place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Dallas, TX

    Prosexcellent medical benefits, vacation time, and education resources

    Conslow pay, difficult to be promoted

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    A mixed bag

    Director (Former Employee) Austin, TX

    ProsGreat benefits, including very good vacation policy. Stable job.

    ConsWide disparity in salary levels. Lots of bureaucracy. Small salary increases. Job satisfaction seems to vary greatly by department.

    Advice to Senior ManagementImplement some sort of bonus structure to reward and retain top performers.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    2 years as a technical PeopleSoft Access Control Analyst

    PeopleSoft Access Control Analyst (Current Employee) Fort Worth, TX

    ProsGood benefits but we have to work overtime and not get paid for it. We only get comp time

    Consnot so great pay and the outlook for raises does not seem likely

    Advice to Senior Managementmake it pay better, communication needs to be better

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

     

    Nice environment to work in

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsBenefits are great, and gives great work life balance.

    ConsSome promotions to employees are not earned with experience but just out of popularity.

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    Great experience

    Research Scientist (Former Employee) Austin, TX

    ProsI enjoyed working with my professor. He influenced the career I now have.

    ConsThe hours can be demanding at times.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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