Was better when independent from the main Texas A&M University
Assistant Professor of Surgery (Neurosurgery) (Former Employee) – Temple, TX – September 4, 2018
I was contacted by the supervisor who hired me based on our having met at my previous job and casual recommendations from colleagues. I did not go through a formal interview, although I did have a chance to meet with the Dean and see my potential lab space. Two years after taking the job, my hiring supervisor was terminated, and a year or two later, the Dean left to take a Chancellor position at another university. From that point forward, the research component of our group was forgotten by administrators, I could not get a meeting with my department chairman, and my annual evaluations were not performed in person (although they were good). Eventually, the Health Science Center was taken over by Texas A&M University, ties were cut with the teaching hospital, and all labs on our campus were forced to move to College Station.