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University of Cambridge Postdoctoral Reviews

Updated Oct 10, 2019

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University of Cambridge CEO Sir Leszek Borysiewicz
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  1. "Postdoctoral Fellow"

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    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Berkeley, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Cambridge full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    It's a great university with plenty of interesting activities around!

    Cons

    There isn't much of a nightlife unless you go to London (45 mins away)

    University of Cambridge2017-02-05
  2. "PhD student"

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    Postdoctoral Researcher in Lawrence, KS

    I worked at University of Cambridge for less than a year

    Pros

    Amazing place to study, great and inspiring teaching faculty

    Cons

    None really that I can think of. Well maybe the British weather

    University of Cambridge2016-03-15
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    "Marie Curie Postodoctoral Fellow"

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    Postdoctoral Fellow in Cambridge, MA
    Recommends

    I have been working at University of Cambridge for more than a year

    Pros

    Great work environment with international scientists

    Cons

    Cost of life and connectivity.

    University of Cambridge2016-01-18
  4. "postdoc researcher university of cambridge"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Researcher in Cambridge, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Cambridge full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    work part of team, friendly staff

    Cons

    funding is often uncertain, No quiet working areas

    University of Cambridge2019-10-10
  5. "Cambridge post-doc life"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow 

    I have been working at University of Cambridge full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Academic freedom, intellectual atmosphere, world leading in some subjects

    Cons

    Low salaries, limited office space, not enough exposure to similar level institutions (i.e. Harvard, Berkley, MIT, etc.), too much exposure to third-world countries

    University of Cambridge2019-10-05
  6. "Good place for life and work"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Cambridge, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Cambridge full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good place for life and work

    Cons

    No bad comment at all

    University of Cambridge2019-07-20
  7. "Great place"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cambridge, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Cambridge full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very motivating environment and large number of support systems

    Cons

    lower pay than industrial placements

    University of Cambridge2019-07-13
  8. "Great place where to work"

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    Current Contractor - Postdoctoral Research Fellow 
    Recommends

    I have been working at University of Cambridge

    Pros

    Great people, excellent community and a lot of opportunities to grow

    Cons

    Sometimes low work life balance

    University of Cambridge2019-07-16
  9. "Not a bad place to work"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cambridge, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Cambridge full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good colleagues at the top of their game Good amount of funding to do high impact work

    Cons

    Some major egos you have to navigate As a post doc you can feel left out of the academic community that is found in the colleges

    University of Cambridge2019-07-16
  10. "postdoc in Cambridge"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate 

    I have been working at University of Cambridge full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    brilliant scientists, research, opportunity

    Cons

    isolated and small wallet

    University of Cambridge2019-07-11
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