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"Postdoctoral fellow"

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Current Employee - Postdoctoral Scholar in Stanford, CA
Current Employee - Postdoctoral Scholar in Stanford, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Stanford University full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Very cutting edge science, lots of seminars and talks from top scientist from the world, a lot of freedom to do research

Cons

Lacking of direction in most of the time, PI spent most of their time writing grants, most PI don't care much about your career path

Advice to Management

Make sure PIs help their postdoc's careers such as job search.

Other Employee Reviews for Stanford University

  1. "Great benefits; departments vary widely in culture"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Stanford University full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, many of which are not obvious at first (free career counseling, crisis counseling).
    Beautiful surroundings
    Stable, secure

    Cons

    Lower salaries than the private sector
    Some nonacademic departments are completely mismanaged.
    WOrk hours were utterly inhumane, in my area

    Advice to Management

    Decide if you're a nonprofit or not.


  2. "Stressful, Well Paid, Helpful"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good funding, beautiful campus, connections

    Cons

    People are high maintenance, very stressful, passive aggressiveness


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