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Found 369 of over 465 reviews
3.9
83% Recommend to a Friend
Queen's University Belfast President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian A Greer MD FRCP(Glas) FRCPE FRCP FRCPI FFSRH FCCP FRCOG FMedSci
87% Approve of CEO

Found 369 of over 465 reviews

3.9
83%
Recommend to a Friend
87%
Approve of CEO
Queen's University Belfast President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian A Greer MD FRCP(Glas) FRCPE FRCP FRCPI FFSRH FCCP FRCOG FMedSci
Professor Ian A Greer MD FRCP(Glas) FRCPE FRCP FRCPI FFSRH FCCP FRCOG FMedSci
66 Ratings
Pros
  • "Very supportive of achieving work/life balance(in 14 reviews)

  • "very great working environment, friendly coworkers(in 27 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Lack of career progression due to certain personnel being in top positions(in 6 reviews)

  • "Temporary contracts meaning less job security(in 5 reviews)

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    Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.
    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good place to work

      1 Apr 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Plenty of time to pursue research, some great facilities, great students, good T&Cs

      Cons

      None, maybe too much hierarchy

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    2. 2.0
      Former Employee

      Poor management culture

      24 Oct 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - interesting work - interesting colleagues

      Cons

      - harsh management culture - impossible to progress if you are not an academic

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    4. 1.0
      Former Employee

      Grade 8

      20 May 2015 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lanyon building is lovely Parking situation ok Beside Botanic- very nice in Summer Easy access to town

      Cons

      Work place politics glare through at their worst. Chaotic. Policies online for employees do not match with hard copies kept in HR. Low morale. No open communication.

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      4 people found this review helpful
    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      TA at QUB

      17 Nov 2022 - Undergraduate Teaching Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      A full and well-rounded experience.

      Cons

      Overtime should be paid for rather than assumed to be part of the hourly contract.

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Review

      15 Nov 2022 - Clerical Officer in Belfast, Northern Ireland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      annual leave, flexibilty, diversity, team members

      Cons

      low pay increases, cohesive agile working, promotion difficulty

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good

      27 Oct 2022 - Post Doctoral Researcher in Belfast, Northern Ireland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Its has a very positive collaborative culture

      Cons

      I have no negatives about the company

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Excellent place to work in

      24 Oct 2022 - Research Fellow 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Supportive colleagues and work environment

      Cons

      I can't find anything really

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee

      OK

      4 Nov 2022 - Teaching Assistant in Belfast, Northern Ireland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice working environment, friendly and respectful

      Cons

      I cannot think of any

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Not a bad place to work

      17 Oct 2022 - Event Staff in Belfast, Northern Ireland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      University money, you get a lot of free things

      Cons

      TImesheet and payslip system is terrible

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    11. 3.0
      Former Employee

      just like that

      27 Oct 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      It's a Good environment to work but

      Cons

      It's not really happy with some push guys

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