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Reading, England (UK)
1001 to 5000 employees
1926
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Education
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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The University of Reading is one of the top 10 research-rich universities in the UK. The institution, which has more than 17,500 undergraduate and graduate students, is also recognized internationally for its teaching. The main Whiteknights campus is the center of the university ... Read more

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    I worked at University of Reading full-time

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    Nothing negative to say about this university

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    Fantastic place to work, Great environment and excellent open place

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University of Reading Photos

University of Reading photo of: Beautiful autumn colour on the University of Reading, Whiteknights Campus.
University of Reading photo of: Whiteknights Lake sits at the heart of the 130 hectare Whiteknights campus.
University of Reading photo of: Home to the Graduate Schools in Arts; Humanities and Social Sciences, Old Whiteknights House is one of six buildings on the Whiteknights campus designed by Alfred Waterhouse in the 1870s.
University of Reading photo of: Entrance to the ICMA Centre, which delivers courses tailored to the capital markets industry. Whiteknights campus.
University of Reading photo of: The School of Executive Learning is based at the Henley Business School's Greenlands campus, near Henley-on-Thames.
University of Reading photo of: The Carrington Building in the heart of the Whiteknights campus at the University of Reading is home to Student Services.
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University of Reading Interviews

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    Lecturer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Reading, England (UK)
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at University of Reading (Reading, England (UK)) in April 2017.

    Interview

    Presentation in the morning and panel interview in the afternoon. The 20 minutes presentation is followed by 10 minutes Q&A. There are 5 people on the panel. I was the last one to be interviewed. The panel looks tired.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to work here? What is your teaching philosophy? How do you contribute to REF?   Answer Question
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  • Faces at Reading features colleagues who hold a wide variety of different roles across the University, operate across a variety of working arrangements, and hail from a richly diverse range of backgrounds. Each balance responsibilities at both work and at home, and contribute to the performance, community and culture of the University in a unique and important way. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQFCW

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