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Postdoctoral Research Associate in United Kingdom
on 19 November 2022
I worked here for many years as a student and postdoc. Lots of interesting and exciting science and other things going on. I learned a lot in this job but found the pressure to write papers a lot. I understand that this suits some people but it was not for me
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
on 24 June 2022
My time working here was great, but being a lab-based postdoc meant little job security and working long hours. That said, the academic freedom and closeness of people in my lab was great and something I really miss.
Postdoctoral fellow in Cambridgeshire
on 11 October 2018
in the 1990s it was an exceptional place to work, i am uncertain if this remains true currently. Lovely city, can talk to work. Good colleagues, good funding.
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
on 29 October 2017
Much lower salary compared to industrial or corporate positions, no work incentives e.g. bonuses, few opportunities for career progression as higher positions are already saturated and will only become available upon death, retirement or relocation of current staff.
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cambridge
on 11 October 2017
Working for the University of Cambridge sounds like a dream job, but far from it. The University is so in love with its long history that it seems to actively resist modern workplace practices. Its attitude to disabled staff is egregiously, dangerously muddled and old-fashioned. Avoid like the plague if you are disabled in any way. Departments simply do not cooperate and many systems in place...
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It depends on how desperate they to fill the role. I experienced either forensically searching technical interviews or hurried and superficial Skype sessions, with nothing in between.. On a positive note, they do not ask questions like "if you were a biscuit, which would you be?" or any of that nonsense.

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