Denver ACS: 226 positions for the ACS Career Fair, 26 positions for the Virtual Career Fair.
KELLY: Wow. Talk about back with a vengeance. Our old friend, Kelly Scientific Resources, back with a slew of scientific positions or ('postion', as Kelly would have it.) They posted 291 jobs (71%).
Some of these positions are legit, like a $25/hour B.S. synthetic chemist position in Indianapolis. Some of them, are not really what a society where >60% of members have a Ph.D. are looking for, like a "QC Food Technician - 2nd/3rd Shift" or a B.S. lactic acid culture scientist job or a manufacturing operator opening or a sanitation supervisor position.
In an e-mail this morning, the Virtual Career Fair team notes, "Companies such as Aerotek, Kelly Scientific Resources, and Lab Support are scientific staffing agencies, and they represent many different employers and jobs. They often have a variety of opportunities such as full-time, part-time, temporary and contracting. Kelly Scientific alone has 290 jobs and 10 staff available (staggered throughout the two days)."
BAM: BASF, with 32 positions. Nice!
CA-NA-DA: Transzyme Pharma has long advertised in ACS Careers. They're looking for Ph.D. medicinal chemists, 0-5 years experience. It's time to return home, Canucks!
Smoke 'em if you got 'em: R.J. Reynolds is looking for a M.S. organic chemist for an applied materials position. IN-teresting. Good lookin' pay.
Little lost lamb: North Dakota State is looking for a IT manager here. Huh?