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University of Alabama in Huntsville Reviews

Updated October 14, 2018
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University of Alabama in Huntsville President Robert A. Altenkirch
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  • "Low pay, uncertainty of future funding" (in 6 reviews)

  • "Its only part time, wish it was full time" (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Stress free work environment"

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

    Pros

    Stress Free work environment. Very good Lecturers/professors

    Cons

    I like everything about this place. SO no cons


  2. "Assistant Professor"

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    Current Employee - Associate Professor in Huntsville, AL
    Current Employee - Associate Professor in Huntsville, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Alabama in Huntsville full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great Co-Workers and a nice campus.

    Cons

    Constant fear that administration will pull teaching positions, regardless of department success.

  3. "Good place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Alabama in Huntsville part-time

    Pros

    nice environment for students to thrive

    Cons

    NA, work is great and no pressure


  4. "Assistant Professor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Alabama in Huntsville full-time

    Pros

    great faculty, good support and sense of community, interesting research, great students

    Cons

    small, remote location, stretched thin on resources


  5. "OK"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tuscaloosa, AL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tuscaloosa, AL

    I have been working at University of Alabama in Huntsville part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    It's growing in STEM disciplines

    Cons

    social sciences funding is nonexistant


  6. "Student Researcher"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Alabama in Huntsville part-time

    Pros

    Great professors who really help guide you through the research process of how to analyze data, and they are also very understanding of your schedule.

    Cons

    Not really any way to scale up research projects - limited amount of grant money and the like. Sometimes professors are unclear in exactly what they want.

    Advice to Management

    Try to collaborate more outside the academia applications of research and see if any of the findings are suitable for other industries.


  7. "Great benefits"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in Huntsville, AL
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Huntsville, AL

    I have been working at University of Alabama in Huntsville full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits and flexibility, and great supervisors.

    Cons

    Little upward mobility, little plan for the future development of employees

  8. "UAH DA"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Alabama in Huntsville part-time

    Pros

    Helps with customer service experience

    Cons

    Limited hours and low pay


  9. "Decent pay"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Alabama in Huntsville part-time

    Pros

    Pay is decent for a graduate student.

    Cons

    I can't think of any cons


  10. "GTA"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Alabama in Huntsville part-time

    Pros

    Flexible, Tuition Stipend, Casual, Fun

    Cons

    No meaningful work experience is gained as a GTA.


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