North Carolina State University Postdoctoral Scholar Reviews

Updated 25 Sep 2019

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North Carolina State University Chancellor W. Randolph Woodson
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4 Ratings
  1. "Good choice"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Scholar in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends

    I worked at North Carolina State University full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Standard pay, great place to live, living cost manageable

    Cons

    work load is intense

  2. "Okay place to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Raleigh, NC

    I have been working at North Carolina State University full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good health insurance , good working environment depending on your lab

    Cons

    Not enough paid leave (only 12 days per year).


  3. "Excellent support and communiity"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Scholar in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends

    I have been working at North Carolina State University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    A lot of resources for postdocs looking for jobs in ndustry and in academia

    Cons

    Campus is spread out across two locations. Poor access to good restaurants and bars

  4. "MSE"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Scholar in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at North Carolina State University full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Department of materials science and engineering in NCSU is a good college with first-rate research conditions and excellent professors.

    Cons

    Most research in department of materials science and engineering focus on industrialization such metal and ceramic. The fundamental research show some weakness.

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  5. "Solid working place"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Raleigh, NC

    I have been working at North Carolina State University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The University is very good, and the working environment pleasant.

    Cons

    The salary is not very high

  6. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Scholar in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at North Carolina State University full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Research Triangle is poised for growth. Would happily settle down here for the next 50 years. NC State is committed to expanding its STEM investments.

    Cons

    Some of the facilities could benefit from better maintenance.

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  7. "working environment"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Research Scholar 

    I worked at North Carolina State University full-time

    Pros

    first class working environment, top engineer school

    Cons

    funding sources are not very in that year

  8. "Fantastic place"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Scholar in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at North Carolina State University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great place and nice people

    Cons

    Funding is always a problem for state college.

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  9. "My experience has been positive. I've gained a great deal of knowledge and cutting-edge research experience."

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at North Carolina State University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    There are significant resources and facilities to support investigators research activities. The faculty are world-renowned in their respective areas of research and are very supportive in mentoring junior investigators.

    Cons

    The salary for individuals in training (i.e. postdocs) is not very competitive with other institutions. There is not much career placement support in place to assist with the job search and placement.

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  10. "I worked on challenging and rewarding projects here. I really enjoyed my work and life in Raleigh."

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Scholar in Raleigh, NC

    I have been working at North Carolina State University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible projects, a variety of challenges, great co-workers and professionals.

    Cons

    Very few companies in polymer materials in nearby cities.

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