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The leading university exclusively focused on health, UC San Francisco is driven by the idea that when the best research, the best education and the best patient care converge, great breakthroughs are achieved. All four UCSF professional schools, virtually all UCSF graduate ...
Mission: UC San Francisco's overarching mission is "advancing health worldwide."

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485 Ratings
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"great place to work"

Mar 24, 2023 - Bioinformatics Programmer in San Francisco, CA
Positive Outlook
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excellent intellectual and collaborative environment. top tier research institute. great benefits.


pay is not as competitive as industry, but that's a given.
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Diversity & Inclusion at UC San Francisco

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UC San Francisco Interviews

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Applied online67%
Employee Referral14%
In Person7%

  1. Postdoctoral Fellow Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United Kingdom
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview


    Skype interview with principal investigator, presentation interview in person to lab and other labs in the department on PhD work. Offer followed shortly after - comes from PI then HR department follow up

    All questions around why the lava research interests you and you’d PhD work / skills

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UC San Francisco Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work for CommutersNational Center for Transit Research at USF2012
  • Best Workplaces for CommutersNational Center for Transit Research at USF2010

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What is paid time off like at UC San Francisco?

...Inspiring community of researchers, decent benefits for a public university, flexible work hours, 20 days of PTO and 13 paid Federal holidays a year, great retirement benefits, legal insurance benefit program...

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Overall, 78% of employees would recommend working at UC San Francisco to a friend. This is based on 2,331 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

71% of job seekers rate their interview experience at UC San Francisco as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.8 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at UC San Francisco.

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