J'ai travaillé chez Oxford University en Contrat Permanent (Plus d'un an)
Good for your curriculum (if you make the most of it and leave before stagnating)
Attracts highly qualified staff with great backgrounds, but most of them are overqualified for their job.
Career prospects very limited. Competitive, elitist and individualist culture. PIs only worried by their career and getting as much grants as they can, while rarely seen at their office!
Moral harrassment from senior management is common and the University doesn't give a damn. In my department 3 people resigned in less than 2 months and they didn't even conduct an internal investigation (despite written and documented complaints).
Rents outrageously expensive in Oxford, poor public transport system, you need a car if you want to live outside of the city but getting a parking place is nearly impossible.
Conseils à la direction
Train yourself in management!
J'ai postulé en personne. Le processus a pris 2+ mois. J'ai passé une entrevue à Oxford University (Oxford, Angleterre (Royaume-Uni)).
I interviewed at the Department of Engineering Science with two interviewers. It last around 45mins. It is worth noting that interviews for prospective DPhil student do depend on the research group you are applying for and thus the number of interviewers and the duration of the interview do vary.
Questions d'entretien d'embauche
Faites-nous savoir s'il nous manque toute reconnaissance du milieu de travail ou de l'industrie –