Cleveland, OH: Interesting and not altogether unexpected that the Cleveland Clinic is setting up a drug discovery core. This director position would be a good fit for the right pharma vet who wishes to take in more games at Jacobs Field.
Louisville, KY: Hexion is looking for a product development chemist for resins. The educational requirements are interesting:
PhD in Organic, Polymer Chemistry or related field (Paper Processing) or MS with 5 years of experience or Bachelors of Science with 10+ years experience with an exceptional track record.
Oak Ridge, TN: Oak Ridge National Laboratories is searching for a postdoctoral position in molten salt synthesis.
Participate in cross-functional teams to develop innovation chain improvements and solve plant problems. Use the Stage-Gate Innovation Chain process to facilitate this cross-functional participation."The Stage-Gate Innovation Chain process." Where's Pai Mei when you need him?
Wine chemist wanted: Where else? Napa Valley, California, of course. B.S., 2 years experience desired.
Washington, MO: R.D. Laboratories, Inc is searching for 2 analytical chemists.
Woburn, MA: Organix, doing its thing.
A broader look: Monster, Careerbuilder, Indeed and USAjobs.gov show (respectively) "1000+", 345, 9868 and 22 positions for the search term "chemist." LinkedIn shows 2,332 positions for the search term "chemist" and 14,273 for the search term "chemistry." Job titles from LinkedIn - first with quotes, and the second without: Analytical chemist: 247/306. Research chemist: 34/45. Synthetic chemist: 16/415. Medicinal chemist: 16/53. Organic chemist: 26/64. Process chemist: 16/40. Process development chemist: 4/5. Formulation chemist: 35/41.