Monday, August 10, 2009

Chemjobber C&EN Index: 8/3/09

Industrial positions (non-academic, non-governmental):
Total number of ads: 0
- Postdocs: 0
- Permanent positions: 0
- Ratio of US/non-US: 0/0
Area: 0
Week to week trend: Down, badly.

Governmental positions (US, international):
Total number of ads: 1
- Postdocs: 1
- Permanent positions: 0
- Ratio of US/non-US: 0/0
Area: 51
Week to week trend: Down, slightly.

Academic positions:
Total number of ads: 4
- Postdocs: 1
- Tenure-track faculty: 4
- Temporary faculty: 0
- Lecturer positions: 0
- Staff positions:
- Ratio of US/non-US positions: 5/0
- Area (square cm): 136
Week to week trend: Down, slightly.

Well, that didn't last.: Last week's lovely showing from 3 pharma companies didn't happen this week. Maybe they're saving for next week?

Speaking of next week...: Next week's C&EN is the jobs issue. I predict 4-5 ads from different Fortune 500 type companies, with a total CJ index of about 1200 square cm. Let's hope I'm right.

Small college of the week: Ohio Northern University (Ada, OH, student population: 3,290 - SA-LUTE!) is looking for a couple of tenure track professors in inorganic chemistry and analytical chemistry. I suspect that Ada, OH is in a impossibly beautiful, remote part of Ohio. Readers, what say you?

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