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Updated January 16, 2018
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  1. "PhD Researcher"

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    Former Employee - PhD Research Assistant in Nottingham, England (UK)
    Former Employee - PhD Research Assistant in Nottingham, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Nottingham full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexbility, Research and Academic Facilities, Standard, Network, Income, Focus, Career Opportunities, Campus, Sports Facilities

    Cons

    Location, Weather,- not many cons really

    Advice to Management

    Allow students to interact in big decisions concerning research direction.


  2. "Low pay but the holiday allowance is great"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Nottingham, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Nottingham, England (UK)
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    I worked at University of Nottingham part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    plenty of holidays and annual leaves

    Cons

    Difficult to progress, strict annual review structure, lots of paperwork and rules; limited research funding

    Advice to Management

    Start pay is very low. Should offer research staff better opportunity to have a pay rise

  3. "Teaching assistant"

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    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Nottingham, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Nottingham, England (UK)

    I worked at University of Nottingham (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great University and great job environment.

    Cons

    Nothing really. It is a great University.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing really. It is one of the best Universities in the UK.


  4. "Easy work and good pay"

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    Current Employee - Student IT Support in Nottingham, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Student IT Support in Nottingham, England (UK)
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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Nottingham part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay, allowed to do your own work during shift hours if not busy

    Options to cover shifts

    Cons

    Don't get a huge amount of hours per week without electing to do more on a first come first served basis


  5. "Nottingham Technician1"

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    Current Employee - Technician in Nottingham, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Technician in Nottingham, England (UK)
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    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Nottingham full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Holidays, annual leave, relaxed environment. Opportunity to publish, though this depends on the research group

    Cons

    Academic environments tend to be less rewarding financially and this is no exception. Academic staff may disregard input of technicians or treat them as unskilled , typically due to academic deficiencies.

    Advice to Management

    Take more proactive steps in keeping talents and offering pay commensurate to skill, level and experience.


  6. "Student Ambassador"

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    Former Employee - Student Ambassador in Nottingham, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Student Ambassador in Nottingham, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Nottingham (More than a year)

    Pros

    The work is relatively easy and it doesn't need much of a skill or effort.

    Cons

    Although the Pay per hour is good, however, the hours of work that you get is really less, which makes the financial return from this job minimum.

    Advice to Management

    Increase the number of hours and reduce the Number of Ambassadors.


  7. "Great people overall but disconnected management"

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    Former Employee - Front of House in Nottingham, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Front of House in Nottingham, England (UK)
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    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at University of Nottingham (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Creative atmosphere and loads of opportunities to learn new things.

    Cons

    If you work front of house there's nowhere to move up and management don't bother much with you.

  8. "Not bad for a start"

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    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Nottingham, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Nottingham, England (UK)
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    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    + interesting research fellows
    + high profile university
    + top 10 UK universities
    + flexible hours

    Cons

    - old managerial habits
    - awful internal programme for the travel arrangements was used. It forced employees to pay for the ticket out of their own pockets and went beyond 6 weeks to pay back. I hope they had changed it.

    Advice to Management

    Open to the innovations in management.


  9. "work life balance"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Student Researcher in Nottingham, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Graduate Student Researcher in Nottingham, England (UK)
    Recommends

    I worked at University of Nottingham full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, as long as you manage your work load , discuss with project manager

    Cons

    Nottingham city is popular for students, limited choices for professional

    Advice to Management

    would not change a thing


  10. "Boring work, little interest"

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    Former Employee - Admissions in Nottingham, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Admissions in Nottingham, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    Some nice people, genuine contribution to future knowledge

    Cons

    Terrible management, very hierarchical, little to no respect for lower level workers


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