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"PhD student"

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Current Employee - PhD Student in Singapore (Singapore)
Current Employee - PhD Student in Singapore (Singapore)
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Positive Outlook
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I have been working at National University of Singapore full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Full-time research student, no obligation for teaching and can thus concentrate on research work. No associated bond. Among increases to 2500SGD after passing qualifying exam.

Cons

Not considered as employee and no bonus and other benefits. Funding for overseas conference is limited.

Other Employee Reviews for National University of Singapore

  1. "fulfilling work, but difficult career advancement"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Singapore (Singapore)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at National University of Singapore full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    doing research work in a discipline that i love is very fulfilling. encouraging professors and colleagues. okay-ish pay. good work environment.

    Cons

    the travel time to work was very very long, almost an hour for me by car. career advancement opportunities were limited, as is much the case in academia

    Advice to Management

    create more partnerships with overseas universities and do not favor certain departments (ahem)


  2. "Free to do your own research"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant
    Current Employee - Research Assistant
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at National University of Singapore full-time

    Pros

    NUS gives you lots of freedom to do your own research. The staff and working environments are also among the best in the world.

    Cons

    Cooperation between researchers in different labs or departments are not very effective.

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