Working as a Research Assistant

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Research Assistant Ratings

57K Research Assistant reviews for 11K companies

Work/Life Balance
3.8 ★
Compensation & Benefits
3.4 ★
Career Opportunity
3.8 ★
Number of Jobs on Glassdoor

14K Research Assistant Jobs

Research Assistant Reviews

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Universiti Putra MalaysiaUniversiti Putra Malaysia
Research Associate
Apr 10, 2022

“good flexivle time freedom happy”

University of ReginaUniversity of Regina
Research Assistant
Aug 3, 2023

“You will enjoy a good degree of Flexibility”

Universidad Politécnica de MadridUniversidad Politécnica de Madrid
Research Assistant
May 27, 2022

“I enjoy excellent working conditions”

Tufts UniversityTufts University
Graduate Research Assistant
Jun 29, 2022

“People are generally happy to help”

IlluminaIllumina
Research Associate II
Jul 24, 2021

“Good happy hours!”

Queen's UniversityQueen's University
PhD Student and Research Assistant
May 19, 2022

“I have a supportive supervisor and I am happy with it!”

UC IrvineUC Irvine
PhD Research Assistant
Sep 12, 2022

“You need car to get around and enjoy the life here”

Bangor UniversityBangor University
Research Assistant
Mar 1, 2023

“really enjoy the flexibility of working in academia”

Top Companies for Research Assistant

University of Michigan
University of Michigan
4.3 ★
872 Jobs
7K Reviews
16K Salaries

At Michigan, you are part of something greater, contributing to a mission of discovery and care. You are valued for your time and talent. You are supported with benefits to promote health, well-being, and balance. And you are challenged with opportunities to grow, personally and professionally. Be your best self at Michigan.

Highly rated for compensation & benefits
The Ohio State University
The Ohio State University
4.2 ★
642 Jobs
5K Reviews
10K Salaries

The Ohio State University, one of the biggest and most comprehensive universities in the country, creates experiences that bring together expertise, ideas and resources to improve communities locally and globally. Ohio State is regularly honored as one of the nation’s top 20 public universities. With campuses and research centers throughout the state, the institution’s unrivaled depth and breadth advance innovation, health care and research within Ohio’s communities. For more than 150 years, Ohio State has inspired the next generation of leaders, discovering groundbreaking medical breakthroughs and finding solutions to the problems the world is facing now. Ohio State also has a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. Ohio State offers more than 200 majors and programs — plus 500 specializations — for undergraduates, in addition to more than 230 master’s, doctoral and professional degree programs and an estimated 12,000 course offerings. Join Ohio State’s community. At The Ohio State University, we connect people, ideas and resources to put knowledge into practice and create meaningful impact in people’s lives. Buckeyes lead with purpose. We advance excellence and inspire people to join in and take action. Together, we’ll create meaningful impact at a scale few others can match. Explore our extensive benefits Ohio State provides access to opportunities and resources for all employees. Starting your first day, Ohio State offers you a comprehensive benefits package. • WORK-LIFE: Flexible and remote work arrangements where applicable, child care program, and access to educational, athletic and cultural events. • RETIREMENT: State pension and alternative options with competitive employer contributions, as well as optional supplemental plans. • HEALTH: Medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage, life insurance, flexible spending accounts and wellness programming. • TIME OFF: Paid vacation and sick time, parental and medical leave plus 11 paid holidays. Short and long-term disability options also available. • FINANCIAL: Tuition assistance for employees and their dependents, adoption assistance, and discounts with preferred vendors and university partners. • WELLNESS: Lifestyle spending account, employee assistance program, health reimbursement account, and employee wellness program.

Highly rated for culture & values

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