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"Excellent but competitive research environment"

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Current Employee - Associate Professor in New Haven, CT
Current Employee - Associate Professor in New Haven, CT
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Yale University full-time (More than 8 years)

Pros

-World-class research environment with state-of-the-art facilities
-broad range of expertise across many different departments
-University with International reputation
-Reasonable teaching load

Cons

-Lack of mentoring structure for junior faculty
-many senior faculty members are backward-looking
-opaque promotion mechanisms
-over 8 years, got no raise for several years and only 1-2% raise in all but one of the other years, when the raise was ~5%.

Advice to Management

Increase mentoring and progress of junior faculty

Other Employee Reviews for Yale University

  1. "Pleasant"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in New Haven, CT
    Current Employee - Research Associate in New Haven, CT
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Hires only very intelligent people; great monetary and non-monetary benefits

    Cons

    Poor living areas surrounding New Haven, CT

    Advice to Management

    Provide greater flexibility in employment options.


  2. "Research Associate"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Associate in New Haven, CT
    Current Employee - Research Associate in New Haven, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Yale University full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits with a free Yale Health Plan and generous contributions to a 401K plan. Faculty are dedicated and knowledgable.

    Cons

    Parking is tight and you will probably have to pay around $100 per month to park. There are some security issues with the occasional mugging in the area.

    Advice to Management

    Keep communication open

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