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University of Edinburgh Overview

Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)
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$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
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The University of Edinburgh is the largest institution of higher learning in Scotland, serving more than 26,000 students. Its four colleges -- Art, Humanities and Social Science, Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, and Science and Engineering -- offer more than 350 degree programs ... Read more

University of Edinburgh Reviews

  • "A great place to work as a technician!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Edinburgh part-time

    Pros

    -Competitive pay
    -Good work/life balance
    -Great place to gain extra experience as an undergraduate

    Cons

    -If you end up in a lab of some crazy PI, you're gonna have a bad time
    -Might be tough to gain new opportunities if you don't want to pursue a higher degree

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University of Edinburgh Photos

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University of Edinburgh Interviews

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    Postdoctoral Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Jersey City, NJ
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at University of Edinburgh (Jersey City, NJ).

    Interview

    Saw the job advertisement online, applied on their site. Shortlisted for Skype interview after a month. Was asked to prepare a 15 minute presentation. The Interview panel had 4 people, who had questions ready based on the presentation I had to send in earlier.

    Interview Questions

    • Technical questions related to the position, how my skills aligned with the work proposed etc. What skills would be most beneficial, major challenges that could be faced.   Answer Question
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University of Edinburgh Awards & Accolades

  • Athena Swan (Gold), Equality Challenge Unit (ECU), 2015
  • Athena Swan (Silver award), Equality Challenge Unit (ECU), 2015
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