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Updated Sep 23, 2021

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4.3
85%
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90%
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Oxford University Chancellor Christopher Francis Patten
Christopher Francis Patten
214 Ratings
Pros
  • "Relatively easy tasks, nice working environment(in 57 reviews)

  • "Very flexible working hours, as long as the work gets done(in 36 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Work/life balance potentially hard to achieve(in 34 reviews)

  • "Low salary, bureaucratic practices can frustrate development(in 25 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Sales managers pay rate

      Jun 7, 2021 - Sales Manager in Miami, FL
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      Pros

      Flexible, part time, remote, positive environment

      Cons

      No commissions, timezone differences, working night shifts

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      A great place to work, but characteristic of academia

      Sep 16, 2021 - Postdoctoral Fellow 
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      Pros

      Get to work with interesting and intelligent people on exciting projects. The work was challenging and I enjoyed it.

      Cons

      The general cons of academia insofar as there are short postdoc contracts and the salary isn't great.

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee

      PhD candidate teaching

      Mar 26, 2021 - Tutor 
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      Pros

      Good supplement to PhD stipend and research

      Cons

      Variation in student motivation and engagement, but overall quite good

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Technical

      Mar 10, 2021 - Teaching Assistant in Canton, OH
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      Pros

      Really Good place to work

      Cons

      Nothing much bad about it

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Grad school

      Feb 11, 2021 - Graduate Student Researcher 
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      Pros

      Prestige, surrounded by brilliant people

      Cons

      Low stipend, facilities aren't as up to snuff, bureaucracy

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Study at Oxford University

      Sep 2, 2020 - Student 
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      Pros

      the excellent academic atmosphere and the prestigious title

      Cons

      weak career service and distant location

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Postdoc

      Aug 14, 2020 - Postdoctoral Fellow 
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      Pros

      Good experience and very friendly

      Cons

      Too expensive to live in Oxford

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great place

      Aug 15, 2020 - Neurosurgery Resident in Boston, MA
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      Pros

      Incredible academic environment and collaborative atmosphere.

      Cons

      Funding can be challenging depending on your research interests

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      The world’s leading Univeristy

      Apr 12, 2020 - Associate Vice-President in New York, NY
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      Pros

      Oxford is a truly magical place and you get to work with the best minds in the world.

      Cons

      The philanthropic culture is under-developed, but that’s an opportunity for the enterprising person.

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    11. 1.0
      Former Employee

      Bad management

      Mar 29, 2020 - Professor 
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      Pros

      Academic freedom and bright colleagues and students

      Cons

      Low pay. Bad management.

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