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Updated Oct 1, 2021

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4.4
88%
Recommend to a Friend
76%
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Rockefeller University President Richard P. Lifton
Richard P. Lifton
77 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits and work environment(in 23 reviews)

  • "Benefits; intellectual environment, beautiful campus(in 20 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Poor work-life balance, long hours(in 9 reviews)

  • "Hard balance work/social life, sometimes the university lacks a better way to connect with the postdocs(in 8 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years
      Featured Review

      Rockefeller is an amazing place to work :)

      May 26, 2021 - Senior Administrative Assistant in New York, NY
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      Pros

      Benefits, culture and beautiful campus.

      Cons

      There is nothing negative I could say about working there.

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great science is done here

      Oct 1, 2021 - Postdoctoral Research Scientist in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work with the top scientists in the country. Unprecedented opportunities for collaboration.

      Cons

      High stress environment with a high demand for top-end journals.

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Fantastic workplace

      Sep 21, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Great people, great benefits, great environment

      Cons

      There are no cons in my opinion

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Amazing place to work

      Sep 9, 2021 - Professor 
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      Pros

      World’s top biomedical research institution Great community Great benefits Amazing location

      Cons

      Bustle of surrounding nyc while exhilarating for most isn’t for everyone

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      The best place to do scientific research in the world

      Aug 26, 2021 - Postdoctoral Associate in New York, NY
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      Pros

      -Amazing science -Plenty of funding + very few new labs per year = tons of collaborations - rather than competition - between labs -outstanding benefits

      Cons

      -could use more support for pursuing non-academic careers after leaving RU.

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Best

      Sep 14, 2021 - Lab Administrator in New York, NY
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      Pros

      Best place to work. Special Place

      Cons

      None at all from me

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great place to work

      Aug 12, 2021 - Postdoctoral Research Associate in New York, NY
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      Pros

      Great campus and nicely maintained building. Health insurance is good. Quite a few employee events (free). Postdoc retreat provided free to very nice locations. On site Occupational health offers screening visits.

      Cons

      The work- life balance isn't great, but that is the nature of academic research unfortunately.

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Excellent research university

      Aug 29, 2021 - Postdoctoral Associate in New York, NY
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      Pros

      It offers the best working environments and is nice to all reserachers.

      Cons

      The competence in this university is very high.

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place to work

      Sep 29, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great coworkers and an inviting atmosphere. Great benefits!

      Cons

      Not much room for progressing.

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    11. 4.0
      Current Employee

      RockU

      Sep 28, 2021 - Senior Research Associate in New York, NY
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      Pros

      Beautiful campus, health insurance, perks & benefits.

      Cons

      Conservative, hierarchical, no inclusion and diversity.

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