I worked at University of Newcastle (UK) full-time (More than a year)
Excellent holiday time, closure between Christmas and New Year, tuition perks, pension, lots of cross-university interaction, interaction with students.
I think it really depends on where you work--my unit in particular we were not treated the same as other units in our larger directorate--more supervision, less autonomy. My work-life balance was skewed very work-heavy, and ultimately is why I left the university.I think this was more unique to the Central Services than in the different faculties and schools.
Advice to Management
Unless your employees give you a reason not to, trust them! We were all hired because we are competent professionals, and after a trial period it would be great to just let us run with things (supportively of course!)
I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at University of Newcastle (UK) (Newcastle upon Tyne, England (UK)).
There was no interview process. The selection was made by an independent committee which went through all the application sent in. The application had specific question that needed to answered
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