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Updated Sep 20, 2019

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Oxford University CEO Christopher Francis Patten
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  1. "Good."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Oxford University full-time

    Pros

    Good environment, enthusiastic and smart people.

    Cons

    Not much cons. Good overall experience.

    Oxford University2018-08-13
  2. "high prestige poor pay"

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    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow 

    I worked at Oxford University full-time

    Pros

    brightest people to work with in the most beautiful place

    Cons

    hardly make a living with the salary

    Oxford University2019-08-19
  3. "studying at oxford"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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    I have been working at Oxford University full-time

    Pros

    great academic staffs, convenient location.

    Cons

    heavy workloads, expensive place to live.

    Oxford University2018-08-13
  4. "Researcher"

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    I have been working at Oxford University

    Pros

    It is a very prestigious employer

    Cons

    Much uncertainty and no long term stability

    Oxford University2018-08-07
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    "Academic"

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    Former Employee - Associate Professor in Nashville, TN

    I worked at Oxford University full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Facilities, close contact with students

    Cons

    Administrative burden, increasingly imperious central administration, cost of living in Oxford

    Oxford University2018-06-25
  6. "Lodge Receptionist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hartford, CT

    I have been working at Oxford University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    easy, caring, dedicated, beautiful place to work!

    Cons

    not very intellectually stimulating.

    Oxford University2018-05-30
  7. "Post Doctoral Researcher"

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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Oxford University

    Pros

    Great colleagues, great town, awesome events

    Cons

    Sometimes stuffy aura. Very decentralized.

    Oxford University2018-02-28
  8. "Great researcher experience"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Oxford University full-time

    Pros

    Exceptional resources and a wide ranging, committed faculty

    Cons

    The work conditions depend entirely on the supervisor and administration team

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    Oxford University2017-12-20
  9. "would work there again in a heartbeat"

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    Postdoctoral Research 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Oxford University for more than 3 years

    Pros

    name recognition great colleagues (VARIES greatly with unit/department/lab)

    Cons

    really depends on your advisor if you get opportunities outside of your natural range. mine was great so i expanded tremendously over the years.

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    Oxford University2017-07-03
  10. "Research Officer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Oxford University full-time

    Pros

    Nice group of people, genuinely committed

    Cons

    Low salaries, excruciating work schedule, lack of autonomy

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    Oxford University2017-01-15
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