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UT Southwestern Medical Center Reviews

Updated November 23, 2017
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Pros
  • At UT Southwestern you get great benefits/vacation time off (in 98 reviews)

  • Good work life balance is there (in 20 reviews)

Cons
  • You have to pay for parking while being an employee (in 15 reviews)

  • no room for growth and promotion (in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Graduate Student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at UT Southwestern Medical Center full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Excellent collaborative environment for multidisciplinary academic scientific research

    Cons

    Long work hours and low pay are the norm for trainees in academia


  2. "post-doctoral fellow which focus on the lab clinical research"

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

    I worked at UT Southwestern Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    do the scientific research work

    Cons

    spend a lot of time in the lab

  3. "Good place to work. Very flexible."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at UT Southwestern Medical Center full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Job security, People willing to train.

    Cons

    Job does not pay very much.


  4. "Great Benefits, Scheduling, and coworkers."

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    Current Employee - HUC in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - HUC in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UT Southwestern Medical Center full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Awesome Healthcare Benefits. Great Hours and scheduling allowing for a life outside of work. Working with the nicest coworkers.

    Cons

    Parking and attempting to cross Harry Hines Blvd can be harrowing at times.


  5. "Executive Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at UT Southwestern Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, opportunity for growth

    Cons

    State environment and bureaucracy


  6. "Employment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at UT Southwestern Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    Great company, great benefits, advancement opportunities.

    Cons

    Commute, must pay for parking


  7. "Good institution for postdoctoral researchers"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Dallas, TX
    Recommends

    I have been working at UT Southwestern Medical Center full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    There are many laboratories doing great science. Many departments also have really good seminar series. In addition, the career office offers a lot of support to postdoctoral researchers as they seek to transition from postdoctoral training to other careers. The institution also offers relatively good benefits to postdoctoral researchers.

    Cons

    Individual experience will depend on the specific research group.

  8. "Utsw is a great place to do your postdoc"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Instructor in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Assistant Instructor in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UT Southwestern Medical Center full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    A lot of resources, many labs and good support for postdocs and students. Pay is aligned with NIH standard scale.

    Cons

    Depends on the lab you work in, but some people might have a tougher work load than others. More hours does not always equal more output.


  9. "Didn't receive the support I needed as a new hire. No sense of team."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Experience to use towards a resume and that's about it. They have a Starbucks and the cafeteria food isn't bad.

    Cons

    Pay is very low for techs. $12.50/hour and parking garage is $40/month, if not you can walk across Harry Hines for $15/month.


  10. "Clinic Supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Supervisor in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at UT Southwestern Medical Center full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    This company has great benefits!

    Cons

    This is a large company with varying views.

    Advice to Management

    None to mention at this time.


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