Green-collar jobs: While I really dislike that term, there's no doubt that Dow Corning's search for a lithium-ion battery R&D manager (Ph.D. electrochemist with 5+ years experience desired) and a photovoltaic specialist (Ph.D. materials scientist desired) are connected with the push towards alternative energy sources.
Polymers!: Resodyn Corporation (in
Flavours!: Givaudan is a company that makes flavo(u)rs and fragrances; they desired a B.S./M.S. chemist with experience in using enzymes to perform chemical transformations. You'd be working "at the interface of biology and organic chemistry with emphasis on developing biotransformation processes for making flavor molecules." Sounds pretty interesting to me.
Ohio!: Ashland Chemicals desires a Ph.D. organic/polymer chemist to "a key role in expanding a bio-based resin platform that supports Ashland Performance Materials' adhesives and composite resins businesses." Experience with using enzymes to convert biomass to compounds is a "definite plus", as is experience with bio-based polymers. Huh.