Nektar Therapeutics - Research Scientist | Glassdoor
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    "Research Scientist"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate III in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nektar Therapeutics full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Benefits are good. Pay is solid. Work time is relatively flexible in terms of project development.

    Cons

    Leadership-focused culture and science foundation needs a lot of work to be done.

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    Nektar Therapeutics2015-03-22

Other Employee Reviews

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company Culture and Promising Pipeline"

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    Current Contractor - Research Associate in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nektar Therapeutics for less than a year

    Pros

    Senior management in the R&D side of the company is fantastic - they manage project priorities very efficiently and communicate that information to employees well. Managers are great about setting time aside for one-on-ones with employees that report to them. Lower-level lab employees can often interact with VPs during weekly update/planning meetings. Laboratories are always well stocked and raw materials are rarely, if ever, in short supply. Breakfast and lunch are subsidized by the company and are both very good deals. It is less than $2 for a bunch of different breakfast options and $5 for a variety of lunch options (that change every day).

    Cons

    Very few cons of working at Nektar, there are some differences in the benefits allotted to contractors and the benefits given to FTEs.

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    Nektar Therapeutics2020-04-01
  2. "Nektar Review"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Clinical Data Manager in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nektar Therapeutics full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Supportive Senior Management at Nektar Pharmaceuticals

    Cons

    Nothing at this time. I was very pleased to work for this company.

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    Nektar Therapeutics2020-02-22

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