University of Otago FAQ

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18 English questions out of 18

15 November 2018

Does University of Otago offer parental leave?

Pros

comprehensive parental leave policy available

Cons

lack of funding to renew contract

comprehensive parental leave policy available

15 November 2018

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9 May 2019

How are the career development opportunities at University of Otago?

Pros

It was my first exposure to an international university and the University of Otago was really famous for its Lifesciences and Medical Sciences in the world. I was able to develop my research career at and got exposure to different useful things that helped me in the development of my personality and research career.

Cons

The only downside was New Zealand was very far from the rest of the world and there are not that many job opportunities as it was a small country.

I was able to develop my research career at and got exposure to different useful things that helped me in the development of my personality and research career.

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24 April 2019

What kind of career opportunities exist at University of Otago?

Pros

Great pay, great colleagues and excellent working environment with numerous opportunities to develop and improve and move into higher positions

Cons

Constant departmental restructuring makes jobs with the University insecure

Great pay, great colleagues and excellent working environment with numerous opportunities to develop and improve and move into higher positions

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5 January 2021

What is the feeling of job security at University of Otago?

Pros

A friendly and inclusive environment

Cons

Occasional uncertainty over contract rollover

Occasional uncertainty over contract rollover

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15 November 2020

How is management perceived at University of Otago?

Pros

Nice colleagues and campus setting

Cons

Poor management direction with little or no support for staff. Job descriptions don't align with realities of position undertaken.

Poor management direction with little or no support for staff.

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