MerckMerckMerckMerck: Of these 106 positions, fully 75 (71%) of them come from the good folks at Rahway and points elsewhere. Sure, while there sure is a position for a senior biologics chemist, there's a lot more positions for senior attorneys and command center technicians. I'm not quitting on this, by the way.
You know...: While I regard China with some level of trepidation, there is no doubt that there is money to be made. Here's an advertisement for a product manager for a scientific instrument company in China -- is there any doubt that this is one of the world's great growth markets for such?
We make the things: BASF is looking for a Ph.D. chemist or chemical engineer with a strong catalysis background; 1-3 years industrial experience desired.
Plastics: St. Gobain is looking for a Ph.D. chemist with a polymers background for a senior research associate position. Silicone chemistry experience is desired, along with 8-10 years experience. (Pssssst -- if you really want that much experience and education, shouldn't you change the title? Just sayin'.)