Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Daily Pump Trap: 4/16/13 edition

Good morning! Between April 11 and April 15, there were 12 new positions posted on the C&EN Jobs website. Of these, 6 (50%) were academically connected.

Cleveland, OH: Laird Technologies is looking for a B.S./M.S. chemist with polymer experience; 2-5 years preferred. 48-72k offered.

Pasadena, CA: Steinfl and Bruno LLP is looking for an experienced patent agent, Ph.D. in chemistry needed.

Nimes, France: Proteus S.A. is a company specializing in industrial biocatalysis. They'd like a Ph.D. chemist:
The successful candidate will hold a PhD with qualifications in chemistry and biology. He / She will have a proven record of a ten year experience in biocatalysis. You have the ability in every phases of project management from the design to its implementation (understanding the needs, planning, specifications…). You take into account the economy contributor of the projects. Organized, you have strong abilities in written and oral communications. You also know how to anticipate on potential problems that can disturb the project’s progress. 
Among the requirements, the ideal candidate will demonstrate, excellence in scientific knowledge, perseverance, exceptional inter-personal and management qualities, a certain sense of innovation will be highly appreciated. 
Industrial experience in biotechnology and renewable chemicals will be an additional key success factor.
Telecommuting allowed. All for the princely starting salary of... $50,000! Yeeeeeaaaaahhhhh!

(Maybe that's some sort of weird typo, or error, or it's a starting place for negotiation, or they were drunk when they wrote the ad. Yeah, that's the ticket.)

1 comment:

  1. It's in France. There is an even bigger Doctoral glut over there. People will jump all over on that 50K offer.