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Tufts University Reviews

Updated September 25, 2018
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  • "fairly low pay, but increases each semester" (in 12 reviews)

  • "Lots of bureaucracy, faculty holier-than-though attitude, not a lot of room for growth" (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tufts University full-time

    Pros

    Very clear qualifications, Good energy

    Cons

    Thrown to the sharks your first weel


  2. "Well treated PhD researcher and nice professors"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student in Medford, MA
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Medford, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tufts University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Professors are really nice
    The academic environment is peaceful
    People are friendly

    Cons

    The professional development could be improved further

  3. "Tisch Library"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Tufts University part-time

    Pros

    Great environment with great people in all departments

    Cons

    There were no cons during my time of employment


  4. "Researcher"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Tufts University part-time

    Pros

    Good scientific research environment

    Cons

    Heavy workload in the lab. Not great payment.


  5. "The research is exciting"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Tufts University full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Free health insurance coverage for individuals

    Cons

    The future as post doc is not clear

    Advice to Management

    Create more opportunities


  6. "Great place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Tufts University full-time

    Pros

    Nice campus, good benefits. Recommend.

    Cons

    I have no issues in here.


  7. "genaerl worker"

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    Former Employee - G Worker
    Former Employee - G Worker
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Tufts University full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    good benerfit good place to work

    Cons

    thear are no down side I work thear for 42 years now retire

    Advice to Management

    every body was nice to work with

  8. "Good for research"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Medford, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Medford, MA
    Recommends

    I have been working at Tufts University full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Research is supported. Good for a faculty or postdoc position.
    Health Insurance is good
    Nice campus, good neighborhood.

    Cons

    Dental insurance is expensive.


  9. "Basic for Boston"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Tufts University full-time

    Pros

    Boston is a great city. Tufts has lots of connections to Harvard, MIT, and Boston Univ. Research and much of your experience will be based on your advisor.

    Cons

    Living in Boston - even on the out skirts is expensive and hard to break even.


  10. "Friendly work environment at Tufts University"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Medford, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Medford, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Tufts University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Friendly work environment, supportive co-workers.

    Cons

    HR and employee benefits websites are poorly maintained, could be better streamlined.


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