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Updated February 12, 2018
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Tufts University President Anthony P. Monaco
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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. "Excellent Undergraduate Experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Tufts University full-time

    Pros

    Small Department
    Professors invested in your future
    Research opportunities
    Collaborative
    Hands-on learning opportunities

    Cons

    Predominantly male staff
    Small department at times limits resources

    Advice to Management

    Hire more female professors!


  2. "overall great place"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Tufts University full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    many great co workers
    overall laid back

    Cons

    pay could be better although it is expected as an acdemic institution

  3. "Nice place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great boss, very nice, i love it

    Cons

    nothing bad to say. great job

    Advice to Management

    nothing! great and wonderful and marvellous


  4. "Teaching Assistant ELS Department"

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    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Tufts Univ, MA
    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Tufts Univ, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Tufts University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    A lot of autonomy and responsibility in managing classroom logistics; ability to work and network with friendly, experienced professionals. Great student job

    Cons

    Management at Tufts is notoriously incompetent; ELS department does not reflect this.


  5. "Postdoc"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in North Grafton, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in North Grafton, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great environment, collaborative, rigorous research

    Cons

    distance b/w campuses limits interaction


  6. "Graduate Research Assistant"

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

    I have been working at Tufts University full-time

    Pros

    Good location in the greater Boston area.

    Cons

    Long hours as a graduate student.


  7. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Tufts University full-time

    Pros

    You can work with intelligent scholars.

    Cons

    Work life balance is quite challenging

  8. "it was good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at Tufts University full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    great experience for freshers and exprienced both.

    Cons

    nothing as such i remember.

    Advice to Management

    all the best


  9. "Good salary for on-campus jobs"

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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 part-time

    Pros

    good pay ensures stable income

    Cons

    conflict with classes can be a problem

    Advice to Management

    Work better to create flexible hours, if possible


  10. "Good work/life balance"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Tufts University full-time

    Pros

    Great hours, amiable working environment, friendly coworkers

    Cons

    regimented structure, promotions awarded by years served, not accomplishments.


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