Romeo, MI: L&L Products desires a senior polymer chemist; "5-10 years post doc" is an interesting way of putting it. (I'm assuming the charitable interpretation, friends.)
Sterlington, LA: Dow is searching for a B.S./M.S. analytical chemist who has 3 years GC experience, with 5+ years in analytical chemistry. Why I had to slog through 3 paragraphs to figure that out is a good question. Gotta love this gem:
Key Responsibilities:"I'm sorry, sir, that doesn't align with my goals."
- Promote the use of the Analytical Work Process, and Environmental, Health &Safety and Operating Document Management System procedures and practices and compliance related activities such as cGMP.
- Screen complicated service requests for value and alignment with goals....
A broader look: Monster, Careerbuilder, Indeed and USAjobs.gov show 210, 893, 2533 and 12 positions for the search term "chemist." (A ~200 jump for Careerbuilder.) LinkedIn shows 146 positions for the job title "chemist", with 6 for "research chemist", 6 for "organic chemist", 17 for "analytical chemist" and 4 for "synthetic chemist."
Hey, look!: DuPont Crop Protection is hiring experienced synthetic chemists (B.S./M.S.-level.)
Zeroes!: GSK is hiring a Ph.D. medicinal chemist (0-2 years) for its RTP location.