Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Daily Pump Trap: 12/10/13 edition

Between December 5 and December 9, there were 51 positions posted on the C&EN Jobs website. Of these, 14 (27%) were academically connected and 31 (61%) were from Kelly Scientific Resources. 

South San Francisco, CA: Genentech is looking for a B.S./M.S. research associate in drug delivery; chemical and polymer synthesis experience desired. 

Irvine, CA: Allergan is looking for a process chemistry manager. This seems very interesting, in that it's all about outsourcing API manufacture: 
...The Process Chemistry group (Prochem) is responsible for supply of small molecule, drug substance for all phases of Allergan’s research and development activities.  This includes Medchem/Discovery support, sample synthesis, early development chemistry, process research, scale-up and process validation.   These synthetic chemistry projects are done entirely by outsourcing with various contract research or manufacturing organizations (CRO/CMO).  Prochem is responsible for providing quality assurance and global CMC regulatory guidance to CRO/CMO’s.... 
Ph.D. + 4 years specific experience in a chemistry related field in the pharmaceutical or API manufacturing industry; MS +7 years specific experience in a chemistry related field in the pharmaceutical or API manufacturing industry; or BS + 9 years specific experience in a chemistry related field in the pharmaceutical or API manufacturing industry.   Ph.D. strongly preferred. Must be willing to travel up to 20%.
Santa Clara Valley, CA: Via the inbox, a LinkedIn posting for an analytical chemistry position at Apple:
Provides expertise in the acquisition and interpretations of data using analytical chemistry tools including: FTIR, TOC, LIBS, ICP-MS, etc. 
Key Qualifications 
5 years of laboratory experience relating to inorganic chemistry and/or materials characterization
Data validation and method development/method validation experience
Hands-on experience with numerous analytical tools
 BS/MS in Chemistry desired. Huh. Did not know they hired chemists. 

5 comments:

  1. Apparently they also have a XRD engineer position. Maybe they will put photovoltaics on the iphone 6?

    http://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/10035630

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    1. There's mention of PVD (physical vapor deposition) in the ad, so I doubt it's for photovoltaics.

      Besides...how much sunlight gets through your pants pocket?

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    2. Yeah, I didn't recognize that PVD didn't refer to photovoltaic devices. I try to stay away from processes that require vacuum.

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    3. Aha! Liquidmetal uses PVD finishing process

      http://liquidmetal.com/our-process/finishing/

      More background: http://www.forbes.com/sites/greatspeculations/2012/06/22/apple-locks-in-liquidmetal-for-two-more-years/

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  2. There's also this one...

    http://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/9763779?trk=job_view_company_other_jobs

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