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Wellcome Sanger Institute Careers and Employment

About the company

  • CEO
    Mike Stratton
  • Founded
  • Company size
    1,001 to 5,000
  • Revenue
    £75m to £365m (GBP)
  • Industry
    Non-profit & NGO
  • Headquarters
    Wellcome Genome Campus H...
  • Link
    Wellcome Sanger Institute website
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Salary estimated from 1.5K employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed.

Rating overview

Rating is calculated based on 25 reviews and is evolving.

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Principal Scientist in Hinxton, Cambridgeshire
on 6 October 2023
Not much insentive
Nice place and environment to work, vast green space. Food on site is very expensive. Pay scheme not competitive (as it is so called a charity institution) compare to outside market. Not much insentive for people to stay.
Database Administrator in Hinxton, Cambridgeshire
on 17 May 2023
Good Place to Work
Less workload and less salary, team members are very cooperative Not much learning, but its good for who want to have a work life balanceManagement is good
Animal Technician in Histon
on 10 May 2023
Proactive and great place to grow in your career
Having great members of a close working team, friendly colleagues, supportive management, and the opportunities to grow within your dream career. Opportunity for archiving extra qualifications within the research sector.
Research Associate in Hinxton, Cambridgeshire
on 25 April 2023
absolutely stressful, stuck in a poorly managed group and made me hate science
What is the best part of working at the company?Unbelievable opportunities for big science with awesome collaboration potentialWhat is the most stressful part about working at the company?The demand that lack of money is not an excuse. So many people say, oh this experiement would be perfect-if only I had the funds to execute it. Sanger says- just do it.What is the work environment and cultu...
Senior Software Developer in Hinxton
on 14 July 2022
Good workplace, lots of learning and networking opportunities
I would recommend doing your own research, as there may be a significant variation between different groups at Sanger. In general, though, things are improving there due to various top-down and bottom-up initiatives and programmes. The only exception may be Sanger's lack of real commitment to the 3Rs (https://www.nc3rs.org.uk/who-we-are/3rs).

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