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Updated January 16, 2018
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Maastricht University Rector Magnificus Luc Soete
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  • In een onderzoeksfunctie ontkom je er niet aan om voor een veel te laag loon veel te veel werk te moeten verrichten (in 2 reviews)

  • Vakantiedagen kun je niet opmaken (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Great Place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Maastricht University full-time

    Pros

    state of the art science equipment motivated students intellectuals

    Cons

    security was an issue for us


  2. "PhD Student"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Maastricht University full-time

    Pros

    Great Work environment, excellent staff.

    Cons

    Just wish there were more opportunities

  3. "Fun and enriching"

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    Former Employee - Tutor
    Former Employee - Tutor
    Recommends

    I worked at Maastricht University part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Much freedom in structuring the tutorial sessions

    Cons

    Course coordinators often were a little bit unorganized


  4. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Maastricht (Netherlands)
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Maastricht (Netherlands)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Maastricht University (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very international, pbl is a good educational system

    Cons

    Dutch whether is very rainy


  5. "Great Place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Maastricht (Netherlands)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Maastricht (Netherlands)

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

    Pros

    Great support for education development, excellent work atmosphere

    Cons

    Sometimes coordination issues but nothing major


  6. "Teaching assistant/tutor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Maastricht University part-time

    Pros

    Good salary and not so much workload

    Cons

    you need to like teaching

    Advice to Management

    Choose 1 year courses


  7. "Lecturer"

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    Former Employee - Lecturer in Maastricht (Netherlands)
    Former Employee - Lecturer in Maastricht (Netherlands)
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Maastricht University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Compensation, location, multi-lingual student body

    Cons

    Excessive teaching load, intellectually narrow-mindedness, little institutional support, poor work environment

  8. "Great place to work in an academic setting"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student in Maastricht (Netherlands)
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Maastricht (Netherlands)

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

    Pros

    Located in the beautiful city of Maastricht in the Netherlands.

    Cons

    It is a small city. So, there are not many opportunities to develop in here.


  9. "Great family feeling"

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    Current Employee - President Study Association in Maastricht (Netherlands)
    Current Employee - President Study Association in Maastricht (Netherlands)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Maastricht University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Amazing family feeling, enriching the Econometrics community in Maastricht. On the edge between student and work life. Good cooperation with other associations. International outlook.

    Cons

    None. The work is very rewarding.

    Advice to Management

    Continue being open for new students, give them the same opportunity you once had.


  10. "PhD student"

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    Former Employee - PhD Student in Maastricht (Netherlands)
    Former Employee - PhD Student in Maastricht (Netherlands)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Maastricht University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very good PhD system in the Netherlands:
    Good salary
    Good skills course offer
    Good research facilities
    Necessity to publish, beneficial for further research career

    Competitive research scores

    Decent ranking

    Cons

    A lot of home grown local senior researchers which could be more diverse. Cum laude grading is not transparent, which should be adapted.


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