University of Southampton
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Friendly workplace

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Very friendly workplace. Interdisciplinary research teams to which you can always work and collaborate. Access to highly qualified research groups. State of the art technology available. University facilities available for all staff members.
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A crumbling workplace

The university used to be a present and engaging environment. With the new vice chancelor and the pensions row this has disappeared. A third of the work force are on fixed term contracts, often in niche areas requiring dramatic relocation upon contract completion. There is fear that highly educated personnel will be made redundant.

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A job role you love

Cons

No job security, dwindling pension, and poor pay compared to industry
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  • Ability to learn new things
  • Feeling of personal appreciation
  • Fair pay for job

A good place

A good place to live in and work. The university has an excellent multi-disciplinary side to it: as a complexity scientist, I was able to meet biologists, engineers, archaeologists, ecosystem modelers... The co-workers were good friends. The job was challenging and interesting.
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Good University to work with

Nice place to be for the researched especially in Allergies and chest physiology.
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Based on 142 reviews

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4.2 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
4.0 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.6 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
3.6 out of 5 stars for Management
3.8 out of 5 stars for Culture

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