Thursday, October 2, 2014

Daily Pump Trap: 10/2/14 edition

Good morning! A few of the recent positions posted at C&EN Jobs:

Lebanon, NH: Avitide is searching for a purification process development scientist (all educational levels accepted); looks to be monoclonal antibody-related? (That's a guess, happy to be corrected.) I like this little comment:
Avitide proudly promotes a cultural meritocracy and rewards based on intellectual talent and contributions made to the team and organization. 
"Cultural meritocracy"? I suspect that's "culture of meritocracy" and no one noticed the typo.

Torrance, CA: Medical Chemical Corporation is searching for one (or two?) B.S./M.S. production chemist positions.

Chattanooga, TN: A polysilicon manufacturer is looking for a M.S./Ph.D. analytical chemistry director. (Didn't know that Chattanooga had semiconductor manufacturing.)

San Luis Obispo, CA: Promega Biosciences desires a B.S. chemist for a manufacturing associate position.

A broader look: Monster, Careerbuilder, Indeed and USAjobs.gov show (respectively) 226, 887, 3273 and 25 positions for the search term "chemist." 

5 comments:

  1. I would venture a guess that the Chattanooga job is for the new Wacker site: http://www.wacker.com/cms/en/nafta/about_nafta/tennessee/tennessee_faq/tennessee-faq.jsp

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  2. Agreed. The Chattanooga job is probably Wacker.

    Electricity is cheap in that area of the country, which is why both Wacker and Dow Corning / Hemlock Semiconductor are expanding there.

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  3. random question.

    when does a MS transition from BS/MS to MS/PhD?

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  4. "5+ years of experience in leading and supervising highly educated people"

    LOL! I guess highly educated people are difficult to lead or manage.

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  5. With site photo:

    http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2014/apr/05/factory-taking-shape-1000-building-2-billion-wacke/

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