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Cornell University Postdoctoral Associate Reviews

Updated Oct 14, 2019

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  1. "Great place to work"

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    Current Contractor - Postdoctoral Research Associate 

    I have been working at Cornell University for less than a year

    Pros

    They offer good salary and great benefits

    Cons

    I have no complains. Cornell is a great community.

    Cornell University2019-10-15
  2. "peaceful campus"

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    Current Contractor - Postdoctoral Associate in Ithaca, NY
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    I have been working at Cornell University for less than a year

    Pros

    peaceful campus, can focus on your own work without disturbing

    Cons

    too peaceful, far away from city, far away from companies

    Cornell University2019-05-07
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  4. "Research at a chill"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate 

    I have been working at Cornell University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great atmosphere and multiple resources.

    Cons

    Secluded from the academic nodes.

    Cornell University2019-04-23
  5. "Very professional Research but no funding"

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    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Ithaca, NY

    I worked at Cornell University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Beautiful campus, Great facilities in Chemistry department, High quality research

    Cons

    Funding is becoming an issue for many professors

    Cornell University2018-05-01
  6. "Beautiful and reputable place to work"

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    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Ithaca, NY
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    I worked at Cornell University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Very supportive environment overall. Family friendly.

    Cons

    Avoid some of the bad bugs.

    Cornell University2018-02-16
  7. "Great place to conduct challenging research"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Associate 
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Cornell University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great resources, amazing collaborators, wealth of knowledge, flexible schedule

    Cons

    pay could be a little better

    Cornell University2017-06-07
  8. "Love this university"

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    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Ithaca, NY
    Recommends

    I worked at Cornell University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Energetic, collaborative environment. Good benefits and perks. Lots of opportunities for personal development.

    Cons

    There is some administrative nonsense but not too much in my experience.

    Cornell University2017-05-09
  9. "Great research, isolated existance"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Associate in Ithaca, NY

    I have been working at Cornell University full-time

    Pros

    Great place for doing research, top class research facilities

    Cons

    The stereotype of cold, cloudy and long winters are very true. Plus the isolated location makes it hard to travel, especially by flights due to routine cancellations.

    Cornell University2016-12-02
  10. "love it"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Associate in Ithaca, NY
    Recommends

    I have been working at Cornell University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    great 401k and health insurance. relaxed environment

    Cons

    If you work in research, department doesn't help when your lab runs out of grant money

    Cornell University2016-09-01
  11. "Postdoctoral associate"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Associate in Ithaca, NY
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    I have been working at Cornell University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good benefit. Lots of employee perks. Intellectually stimulating environment. Good staff members. People are friendly in general

    Cons

    Ithaca is in the middle of nowhere.

    Cornell University2016-08-12
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