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Reseasrch at USC

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Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow  in  Los Angeles, CA (US)
Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Los Angeles, CA (US)

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

Pros

A great open, creative and energetic environment to work.

Cons

Research administration overhead is a large portion of research spending.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Need to increase efficiency in administration.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 4 people found this helpful  

    Joke science, joke students, terrible administration

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate  in  Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Los Angeles, CA (US)

    I have been working at University of Southern California full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nice weather but that's about it.

    Cons

    The students are low calibre and largely just rich kids at university because it's what you do, not here to learn and get ahead.
    Terrible department structures and pay.
    Little to no management.
    Awful research environment as there is little equipment and the University is poorly funded for life sciences research.
    Feel like we can't make a difference and postdocs are treated like students.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get some better Asst. Profs. Really low impact staff. Some can't even speak English properly.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    It was worth doing.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Southern California

    Pros

    Interaction with newly coming students

    Cons

    repeated same tasks every work day

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