South San Francisco, CA: Genentech is looking for a senior information specialist, preferably someone with a lot of experience in searching databases. B.S./M.S. in chemistry desired, with M.L.S. "an asset."
Rahway, NJ: Now there's a place I don't get to type very often. Merck is looking for new Ph.D. organic chemists. Yes, you read that right. Check it out (emphasis mine):
Successful candidates will be part of a Global Chemistry Network, working either on a project team to improve the properties of lead drug candidates through the design and synthesis of new small molecules across a range of disease areas, or collaborating across the network to develop innovative solutions to catalytic challenges in organic synthesis.
Education: PhD required or will be obtaining PhD before July 2013 Required: Candidates must have conducted outstanding research in the field of synthetic organic chemistry or transition metal catalysis while obtaining a Ph.D. in that field. This position requires the mastery of all techniques associated with modern laboratory synthesis, purification and characterization of organic compounds on small and medium scale. Successful candidates will function well within multidisciplinary teams and possess outstanding communication skills. Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills are required. In addition to strong technical skills, the successful applicant will need to exhibit strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
Preferred: Additional experience within an academic laboratory (post-doctoral fellowship) or the pharmaceutical/biotech industry is a plus. Our employees are the key to our company's success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Merck's benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives.I can't imagine that Merck's campus recruiting programs won't take care of whatever actual needs they have, so I don't know why this ad is being published. But there we are.
Waltham, MA: Astra-Zeneca is hiring for an experienced Ph.D. medicinal chemist position in infectious diseases; 4+ years in the industry.
Chicago, IL: Silliker is a food science company -- they're hiring chemists! Lots of chemists! (Well, they are a number of openings for analytical chemists, anyway.)
Macon, GA: KaMin is looking for a B.S. chemist, starting at $18.51/hour. (I sure hope that's the very bottom of the wage scale there.)
Small companies galore!: Well, not really, but a couple. Avid Pharmaceuticals in Philadelphia is searching for senior analytical chemists. Bothell, Washington's Seattle Genetics (what is their story, anyway?) is looking for 2 positions, a senior process chemist and a senior analytical chemist. Pellion Technologies (the Cambridge battery startup) is hiring an inorganic chemist with 3-5 years of industrial experience.