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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute President and CEO Laurie H. Glimcher
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Nice place to work

    Nov 11, 2022 - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Boston, MA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    Very nice place to be. Surrounded by excellent people

    Cons

    I do not have cons.

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Awesome

    Nov 30, 2022 - Regulatory Coordinator in Boston, MA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Amazing work place for new people

    Cons

    I do not have any downsides

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Good place for part-time research

    Nov 27, 2022 - Graduate Student Researcher in Boston, MA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    Part-time research as graduate student

    Cons

    Low pay compared to industry and other research hospitals

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  5. 4.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    RA

    Nov 25, 2022 - Research Assistant in Boston, MA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Very good environment to work in.

    Cons

    Low pay and lots of hours.

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  6. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    DFCI Review

    Nov 22, 2022 - Clinical Trial Monitor 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    -Supportive teams -Decent pay for academic research -Excellent values

    Cons

    -Not much room for growth

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Amazing institution

    Nov 15, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Collaborative culture, fulfilling missions, world-class physicians

    Cons

    Work-life balance can be challenging, some positions turnover consistently due to competition in the Boston area.

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  8. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    computational biologist in research lab

    Nov 15, 2022 - Computational Biologist in Boston, MA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    lots of cool projects and collobrations

    Cons

    never ending project and with unlimited requests for more work

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  9. 2.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Good benefits, sub-par pay, normal hours

    Nov 28, 2022 - Regulatory Affairs Specialist 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good benefits, sub-par pay, normal hours

    Cons

    -Management easily forgets and get side tracked during conversations. -Management and senior colleagues were not willing to explain things in a comprehensive manner and everything was a one off situation.

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great to work with

    Nov 4, 2022 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Boston, MA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    People are great to work with at the DFCI. Everyone welcomes you and tries to help you.

    Cons

    Benefits could be better - e.g., parking, health insurance plans.

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  11. 3.0
    Current Employee

    A sometimes stressful workplace

    Nov 17, 2022 - Research Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great health insurance plan, good networking opportunities

    Cons

    Low pay, abrupt HR changes that disproportionately affect full-time hourly employees

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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has an overall rating of 4.0 out of 5, based on over 1,067 reviews left anonymously by employees. 75% of employees would recommend working at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to a friend and 66% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.4 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. This rating has decreased by -8% over the last 12 months.

75% of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Dana-Farber Cancer Institute 3.7 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.0 for culture and values and 3.7 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to be culture, career development, benefits and the cons to be management, compensation.

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