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University of Ottawa Reviews

Updated Jan 2, 2020

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University of Ottawa Chancellor Calin Rovinescu (no image)
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32 Ratings
  1. "Good work/life balance"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant 

    I have been working at University of Ottawa part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good work/life balance, comfortable environment to work

    Cons

    I didn't find any cons so far

    University of Ottawa2020-01-02
  2. "Good place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Professor in Ottawa, ON

    I have been working at University of Ottawa full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    The location is great. The reputation of the university is going up over the years. Good working environment.

    Cons

    Some gray area on the incentive system. There is a mismatch better the salary structure and the expectation from faculty members (compared to other top Universities)

    Advice to Management

    Please align the benefits and expectations

    University of Ottawa2019-12-26
  3. "A good relaxed place to work"

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    Current Employee - Research Technician in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work with educated colleagues You feel you are young and energized when working with students Great work life balance

    Cons

    Not many opportunity to move up, compensation can be higher.

    University of Ottawa2019-12-21
  4. "job review"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Ottawa, ON

    I worked at University of Ottawa full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    had a great time with my job

    Cons

    sometimes required long hours to finish up some projects

    University of Ottawa2019-12-16
  5. "Student"

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    Current Employee - Student 

    I have been working at University of Ottawa full-time

    Pros

    Friendly staff and student resources yay

    Cons

    Heavy Workload large campus yay

    University of Ottawa2019-12-11
  6. "Wonderful place to work"

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    Former Employee - Research Associate 
    Recommends

    I worked at University of Ottawa full-time

    Pros

    People are friendly and the administration is helpful

    Cons

    French is really necessary sometimes...

    University of Ottawa2019-12-10
  7. "Teaching assistant"

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant 

    I have been working at University of Ottawa part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great paid for teaching assistant

    Cons

    Not that I can think of

    University of Ottawa2019-12-07
  8. "Well paid"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    If you want the greater part of education if paid if you are a permanent full time employee

    Cons

    Bureaucratic , things don't get done very fast.

    University of Ottawa2019-12-05
  9. "Exciting work"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant 

    I have been working at University of Ottawa part-time

    Pros

    -flexible -task based -fun to work -student-supervisor relationship

    Cons

    -demanding -takes time -time to get to used to it

    University of Ottawa2019-12-03
  10. "Great Place to Research"

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    Current Employee - PhD Research Assistant in Ottawa, ON

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

    Pros

    The professors are very good and eager to help you in all your needs.

    Cons

    The usually cons related to every academic life stipend not good

    University of Ottawa2019-11-25
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