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"Postdoctoral Fellow"

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Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Seattle, WA
Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Seattle, WA
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at University of Washington full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Flexibility
Benefits
Location
Proximity to Fred Hutchinson
Size
Opportunities in area

Cons

Turnover
Dwindling resources
Lack of funding
Skeletal staff
Poor morale
Highly political
Brain drain
Aging facilities

Advice to Management

Stop the bleeding before it is too late. At this rate, restoring the reputation of this institution will be next to impossible.

Other Employee Reviews for University of Washington

  1. "Gain excellent experience with a job that is flexible with class schedules."

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    Current Contractor - Resident Adviser in Seattle, WA
    Current Contractor - Resident Adviser in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Washington as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Great compensation (housing and food)
    - RA staffs are naturally friendly, helpful, and team-oriented
    - Resident directors are supportive and effective in managing/motivating staff
    - "Work schedule" is shaped around your class schedule

    Cons

    - Work can get pretty hectic at certain times of the academic year (i.e. move-in/move-out)
    - Students living in the residence halls sometimes have negative perceptions of RAs


  2. "Great opportunity to work with good individuals at an excellent university and organization"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Recommends

    I worked at University of Washington part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    *UW is focused on people and genuinely cares about its individuals, management is genuinely interested in the wellbeing of its employees and their careers
    *Flexibility of hours
    *Offers a wide variety of work opportunities
    *Great benefits

    Cons

    *Payscale can be limited
    *Jobs are highly competitive
    *Like any large organization, working within broad policies can be frustrating

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