Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Daily Pump Trap: 10/28/14 edition

A few of the positions posted on the C&EN Jobs website recently:

St. Louis, MO: Monsanto desires a Ph.D. chemist to perform research into microbial formulations -- sounds fascinating. (What kind of technology is this aimed at?)

Silver Spring, MD: WSSC is a municipal water utility; they're looking for a laboratory QA/QC position. 61-103k for a B.S., 5+ years experience.

West Springfield, MA: Cyalume is, once again, looking for a senior chemist at its facility. High turnover?

Ever wonder what an industrial entomologist position looks like?: Here's one -- why they're looking at C&EN Jobs is beyond me. 

4 comments:

  1. Microbial formulations for crop protection........they are basically looking for an agrochemical formulator who will formulate live, dead, or homogenized cell cultures into shelf-stable crop protection products for the biopesticide market.

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  2. I saw orchestral conductor at University of Washington and Professor of Developmental Psychology at NYU Dubai yesterday on C&EN Jobs yesterday. I searched for "Organic." I wonder if there's an opening for screening job postings.

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  3. High turnover? No, most likely they are hunting the unicorn.

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  4. the entomologist position is not surprising for those outside med/process chem. probably a lot of organic/analytical chemistry in extracting the pesticides and analyzing the chemical identity of the active and its metabolites....

    I don't work with bugs, but other tissues as an organic chemist...

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