Oxford University
4.1 of 5 73 reviews
www.ox.ac.uk Oxford, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

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Decent pay, good career support and courses, great reputation

Post Doctoral Research Assistant (Current Employee)
Oxford, England (UK)

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

ProsReputation is excellent for future employment.
Research is not notch.
City is small enough to not feel overwhelming.

ConsServices can be a little 2nd world (e.g IT).
Quality of support entirely dependent on PI, not University.

Advice to Senior ManagementPut a university wide scheme in place to ensure all staff are routinely assessed for developmental needs.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good working experience

Database Administrator (Former Employee)
Oxford, England (UK)

I worked at Oxford University as a contractor for more than a year


Pros: Great and interesting collegues, supportive work environment, good and supportive… Cons: limited opportunities for advancement for temps, interns and contract workers, very difficult to get a permanent position, especially… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Overall a positive experience but it is a long way off perfect

Postdoctoral Research Associate (Current Employee)
Oxford, England (UK)

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


Pros: You have a lot of freedom to pursue your own ideas. You tend to come across a good quality of other scientists to work… Cons: If your ideas you have don't result in a decent publication or two every 2-3 years, you will find it tough in academia. Luck… Advice to Senior Management: Supervisors of labs vary massively in their ability to be managers, which in their defence was… More

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