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About Northwestern University

What's NU? With its main campus in the Chicago suburb of Evanston, Northwestern University (NU) serves its 16,500 students through around a dozen schools and colleges such as the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Medill School of Journalism. Its Chicago campus houses the schools of law and medicine, as well as several hospitals – more... of the McGaw Medical Center. With a faculty of 2,500, the school has a student-teacher ratio of 7:1. NU is home to several research centers and community outreach programs; it also has a branch in Qatar. It is the only private member of the Big 10 conference; varsity sports include baseball, football, basketball, and fencing.

Among NU's top-ranked programs are its law school, medical school, and its engineering program. Its J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management consistently ranks among the nation's top five business schools by Business Week and U.S. News & World Report. Its prestigious journalism and drama programs produced such alumni as Charlton Heston, Gary Marshall, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. US Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens is also a former Wildcat.

NU spends its more than $550 million in sponsored research funds performing research in areas such as materials science, biomedical engineering, African studies, performance studies, and marketing. The school has earned recognition for its research in genetic medicine, nanotechnology, biochemistry, neuroscience, cancer research, and materials sciences. NU partners with the Argonne National Laboratory, Fermilab, and local universities. – less

Northwestern University Employer Reviews
Director, Genomics Core Facility (Current Employee), Chicago, ILMay 26, 2015
Postdoctoral Fellow (Current Employee), Evanston, ILMay 23, 2015
Receiving Clerk (Former Employee), Evanston, ILMay 21, 2015
Staff (Former Employee), Evanston, ILMay 21, 2015
Volunteer (Former Employee), Chicago, ILMay 14, 2015
Northwestern University Salaries
Administrative Assistant
$40,000 per year
Based on 5 employees
$25,000$45,000
$12.75 per hour
Based on 5 employees
$9.00$19.42
Research Assistant
$27,600 per year
Based on 5 employees
$24,000$28,000
Assistant Director
$50,000 per year
Based on 4 employees
$38,000$55,000
Financial Assistant
$41,000 per year
Based on 4 employees
$29,999$44,000

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