Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Chemjobber C&EN index: 3/9/09

Industrial (non-academic, non-governmental) positions:
Total number of ads: 3
- Postdocs: 0
- Permanent positions: 3
- Ratio of US/non-US: 3/0
Area: 104

Governmental positions (US and others):
Total number of ads: 1
- Postdocs: 0
- Permanent positions: 1
- Ratio of US/non-US: 0/1
Area: 75

Academic positions:
Total number of ads: 13
- Postdocs: 2+ 
- Tenure-track faculty: 9+
- Temporary faculty: 4
- Lecturer positions: 2
- Staff positions: 1+
- Ratio of US/non-US positions: 13+/4+
- Area (square cm): 486

Qu est les boulot dans l'industrie?: Dude -- where are the freakin' industry jobs? There is one senior scientist position position at Honeywell in Virginia, one experienced physical chemist job in Nampa, Idaho (outside of Boise -- hope you like potatoes, dude) and the freakin' executive director position at IUPAC. Yeah, that's attainable -- maybe when you're tired of running ACS or something. 

The Efficiency in Advertising Award goes to: Gonzaga University, which advertised a tenure-track HHMI-funded assistant professorship in biochemistry with a mere 7.3 square centimeters and about 23 words. Way to save on the ad budget there, guys. The US government could learn something from you. 

Love Minnesota? Here's your chance: Four visiting professor-type positions in small-town Minnesota (up to three at St. Olaf's College and one at Gustavus Adolphus College) are up for grabs this year. Snow's fun. 

Small college of the week: Christian Brothers University in Memphis, TN (student population 1779, SA-LUTE!) is looking for two (count 'em, TWO) full-time tenure-track assistant professor positions in analytical, inorganic, engineering and/or forensic chemistry. Barbecue and Beale Street -- could be worse things in this world. 

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