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Monash University Reviews

Updated June 21, 2017
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  • Little to no career progression available, or guaranteed job hours (in 9 reviews)

  • Conflict between academic staff and senior management (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good pay for part time

    Cons

    Management titles seem to move around


  2. "Teaching associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    They have a Good rewarding system for being a part of Monash Uni. Staff are friendly and kind.You have access to internal benefit

    Cons

    Too much things are expected to be done beside the teaching time and they are unpaid. Like student are running for you to have a consultation and email reply.

  3. "Academic"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very friendly colleagues to work with,
    Dealing with high quality students

    Cons

    Too large the organisation, have to wait for a while to get things approved from the top

    Advice to Management

    It would be great if the academic group could get more support, especially a properly organised admin team


  4. "Research assistant"

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    Current Employee - Lab Technician & Research Assistant in Melbourne (Australia)
    Current Employee - Lab Technician & Research Assistant in Melbourne (Australia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Monash University part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent research with modern technology. Plenty of good food options on campus. Awesome place to work if you have a good supervisor and interesting research is happening around you. Easy to see what others are doing in research, lots of talks and events always on.

    Cons

    A lot of politics. Constant renovations which are sometimes completely for aesthetic reasons to attract students but do not help the current researchers or students at all.

    Advice to Management

    Invest more in research rather than aesthetics.


  5. "Senior Research Fellow"

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    Current Employee - Senior Research Fellow in Melbourne (Australia)
    Current Employee - Senior Research Fellow in Melbourne (Australia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Monash University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Close to Melbourne, convenient for life, weather is alright.

    Cons

    Too hard working, competitive research enviroment in AUS

    Advice to Management

    NA


  6. "Awesome"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Monash University part-time

    Pros

    Great facilities and other things

    Cons

    Not much probably parking mainly

    Advice to Management

    Keep going


  7. "Group Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melbourne (Australia)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melbourne (Australia)
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Leading Edge Researchers and Open Minds to New Ideas

    Cons

    Academic Egos and Retired in Place Administrators

    Advice to Management

    Keep working towards the integration of news ideas and improving staff!

  8. "Friendly environment and nice culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melbourne (Australia)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melbourne (Australia)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    I worked ay Monash for the better half of a year and found the overall experience to be great. There were loads of friendly people and the the environment was very professional.

    Cons

    None really. The campus is really large and can be a bit difficult to navigate until becoming familiar with it.


  9. "PostDoc"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Monash University full-time

    Pros

    Good university, good researchers, good salary. In the end, as a postdoc, it depends above all on your supervisor.

    Cons

    The location: in a residential suburb with not much around, public transport not ideal, and can take a little while to commute depending on where you live

    Advice to Management

    na


  10. "good and bad"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Most staff are amazing - the pay was excellent - hours were good

    Cons

    Bullies dominate management, there is no support for the worker even when they know that the manager is a problem they just get sent to leadership courses.

    Advice to Management

    Take notice of the reviews and clean out the bullies.


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