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Updated June 22, 2017
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  1. "Researcher experience"

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    Former Employee - Research Associate in Lutherville, MD
    Former Employee - Research Associate in Lutherville, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Nice colleagues, and admin staffs, good and safe working environment, salary is fair

    Cons

    Research work is project based, so once the project finished, no more contract.

    Advice to Management

    Nice management staffs


  2. "well established university"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at National University of Singapore (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good facilities and exposure to different field

    Cons

    very competitive and stressful environment


  3. "Good"

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

    Pros

    Flexible time and good working enviroments

    Cons

    I do not have any comments on this


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    "Good employer"

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

    Pros

    good good good working hours

    Cons

    nothing much really. they are not a bad employer.


  5. "Research Engineer"

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

    I worked at National University of Singapore full-time

    Pros

    Nice City, beautiful weather and good university

    Cons

    Small country, limited domestic collaborations due to fact that these are only two generalist Universities in the whole country.


  6. Helpful (3)

    "Working as a Research assistant"

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

    Pros

    Nice benefits package and working environment

    Cons

    Limited conference opportunity compared to North America and Europe.


  7. "Nice research oriented university"

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

    Pros

    Great facilities and labs, lots of reknowed scientists and many conference are organized and hosted by NUS

    Cons

    Many of the PIs are holding multiple positions around the globe, and you will hardly see them.


  8. "Great learning exp"

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

    Pros

    High tech, iteractions with the top people in academia, great learning experience

    Cons

    Pay depends in lab and professor, singapore is an expensive place to live in


  9. "Nice"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Good facility, Nice research labs

    Cons

    Singapore is damn costly, Nice

    Advice to Management

    none


  10. "Diverse working relationship across functional unit"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at National University of Singapore full-time

    Pros

    Conducive environment for learning and personal growth.

    Cons

    Some office culture lack of good people management manager.


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