Working as a Research Scientist

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Research Scientist Ratings

22K Research Scientist reviews for 6K companies

Work/Life Balance
3.7 ★
Compensation & Benefits
3.4 ★
Career Opportunity
3.5 ★
Number of Jobs on Glassdoor

541 Research Scientist Jobs

Research Scientist Reviews

What do Research Scientist professionals have to say about their job? Read through 22K Research Scientist reviews for 6K companies.
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Social Scientist
18 Nov 2021

“I also enjoy the education and training funding opportunities.”

European Space AgencyEuropean Space Agency
Research Scientist
26 Jan 2022

“Very happy to work on innovative projects”

5 Aug 2022

“Good people with happy attitude”

Senior Scientist
13 Jan 2022

“monetary perks like occasional free lunch or happy hours.”

10 Sept 2023

“No time to go to happy hours or collaborate.”

Scientist Innovator
4 Jan 2023

“happy place to work.”

Hongene BiotechHongene Biotech
21 Jul 2023

“Free lunch and sometimes dinner Seasonal happy hour”

Cayman Chemical CompanyCayman Chemical Company
Associate Scientist
28 Apr 2022

“I will be so happy once I find a new place to work”

Top Companies for Research Scientist

Agency for Science, Technology and Research
Agency for Science, Technology and Research
3.8 ★
181 Jobs
3K Reviews
3K Salaries

Highly rated for work/life balance
Robert Bosch
Robert Bosch
4.3 ★
75 Jobs
16K Reviews
23K Salaries

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 421,300 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2022). The company generated sales of 88.2 billion euros in 2022. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT provider, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, Industry 4.0, and connected mobility. Bosch is pursuing a vision of mobility that is sustainable, safe, and exciting. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to facilitate connected living with products and solutions that either contain artificial intelligence (AI) or have been developed or manufactured with its help. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.” The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 470 subsidiary and regional companies in over 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing, engineering, and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. With its more than 400 locations worldwide, the Bosch Group has been carbon neutral since the first quarter of 2020. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At 136 locations across the globe, Bosch employs some 85,500 associates in research and development, of which nearly 44,000 are software engineers. Website: Instagram: Facebook: Twitter: Imprint: Privacy statement:

Highly rated for compensation & benefits

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