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National University of Singapore Reviews

Updated September 21, 2017
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  • No bonus for research staff (12-mth package) (in 21 reviews)

  • No career progression or prospects (in 20 reviews)

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  1. "lecturer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at National University of Singapore full-time

    Pros

    Flexible place to work in

    Cons

    Bias in appraisal system with one person making the decision


  2. "Research Fellow"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    my supervisor is very nice

    Cons

    I am not sure whether the experience is really helpful for job hunting in industry

  3. "NUS"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible Working Hours. Minimal supervision (dependent on supervisor).

    Cons

    No career prospects. Very bureaucratic working culture. Lots of long and tedious admin processes especially on yearly performance evaluation. Very ridiculous safety practices for staff.


  4. "NUS research staff"

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

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

    Pros

    Good research enviroment.
    Good colleagues.
    Good facilities.

    Cons

    Food not good.
    Salary is so-so.

    Advice to Management

    Nil


  5. "V few chance to grow"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Kent Ridge (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Kent Ridge (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Work life balance. Good for family oriented. Stable. Colleagues are nice. Dont hv too much pressure. Fun environment. Ok

    Cons

    Very difficult t to grow. Don't have too many opportunities if there are no people leave. Salary is under market average.


  6. "Good working culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Nice place to work in!

    Cons

    Didn't stay long enough to experience


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Phd student"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at National University of Singapore full-time

    Pros

    Supportive dept admin, travel grant available

    Cons

    little learning support if research area is uncommon

  8. "Not very high, but enough for living costs"

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    Current Employee - Doctoral Student in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Doctoral Student in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at National University of Singapore full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Many good faculty members.

    Cons

    The salary is not very high

    Advice to Management

    Increase the salary.


  9. "Water Research and Funding"

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    Former Employee - Associate Creative Director in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Associate Creative Director in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at National University of Singapore full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Lively innovative environment backed by Government Agency funding

    Cons

    Systems and procedures not conducive to contract research


  10. "Volunteer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Nice profs and colleagues
    Flexible schedules

    Cons

    I could not think of any cons.


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