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Paul Scherrer Institut Employee Reviews about "permanent positions"

Updated Apr 30, 2019

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3.9
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Paul Scherrer Institut CEO Joël Mesot
Joël Mesot
18 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good salary by academic standards(in 6 reviews)

  • "International work environment, excellent resources, interesting projects(in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "kind of a far away from stuff so get ready to live in Baden, CH(in 5 reviews)

  • "Huge administrative overhead, vertical hierarchy, understaffed and overworked IT department, only few permanent positions(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Good work-life balance, terrible administrative overhead"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Villigen
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Paul Scherrer Institut full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work-life balance, training opportunities, high-end large instruments

    Cons

    Huge administrative overhead, vertical hierarchy, understaffed and overworked IT department, only few permanent positions.

    Paul Scherrer Institut2019-04-30
  2. "PSI-Fellow"

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    Former Employee - PSI-Fellow in Villigen
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Paul Scherrer Institut full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Outstanding research infrastructure - Friendly people - Good reputation

    Cons

    - (Too) few permanent positions - Remote

    Paul Scherrer Institut2017-12-12
  3. "Great research facilities"

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    PhD Student 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Paul Scherrer Institut

    Pros

    One can find many opportunities to collaborate.

    Cons

    Permanent positions are hard to get.

    Paul Scherrer Institut2016-01-28
  4. Helpful (1)

    "PSI is a research institute focusing on many aspects of fundamental science as well as engineering development."

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     in Villigen
    Recommends

    I have been working at Paul Scherrer Institut

    Pros

    Professional staff, great working environment

    Cons

    permanent positions are very limited

    Paul Scherrer Institut2011-08-11
Found 4 reviews