Thursday, December 27, 2012

Daily Pump Trap: 12/27/12 edition

Good morning! Between December 20 and December 26, there were 120 new positions posted on the C&EN Jobs website. Of these, 18 (15%) are academically connected and 74 (62%) are from Kelly Scientific Resources.

Around the nation: Shimadzu has posted 7 positions around the country for their instrumentation divison.

Tullahoma, TN: An unnamed company is looking for a Ph.D. chemist for work on molecular imprinting and chemical sensing.

Commerce, CA: An unnamed company is looking for a cosmetic chemist for work on nails; B.S./M.S. (7 years, 5 years experience (respectively.) You gotta love this part of the ad: "As far as job description, this is what I have outlined. Please feel free to edit as appropriate."

A broader look: Monster, Careerbuilder, Indeed and USAjobs.gov show (respectively) 202, 614, 2435 and 13 positions for the search term "chemist." LinkedIn shows 120 positions for the search term "chemist", with 2 positions for the search term "organic chemist", 17 for "analytical chemist" and 10 for "research chemist." 

1 comment:

  1. I love this line - "As far as job description, this is what I have outlined. Please feel free to edit as appropriate." I'm guessing it's a very small company where the individual chosen will wear as many hats as he/she is able to.

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