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A recent positions posted at C&EN Jobs this past week: Neenah, WI: Georgia-Pacific is looking for a research scientist to work on "Air Care" products to, among other things, "Lead the fragrance development process from concept development to  evaluation...
Chemical and Engineering News would like to hear from you, if you know of a science startup that could use some attention. Click here to nominate them (the form is happily quite short.)The chosen startups will be featured in an October "10 Startups to...
From the inbox, a reader wonders about how to improve his applicant pool: I'm a long time reader of your blog and I have a question that I hope maybe you or your readers can help to answer.  What websites do most people use to find jobs out of grad...

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Because sometimes the facts about chemical employment just aren't very fun. But this is!My Favorite Things about Chemistry (by CJ)1. A chromatography column that works well.2. The treasure trove of literature, filled with truth, (a few) lies and idiosyncrasies...
From Jyllian Kemsley and Michael Torrice, a tweet from the LA Superior Court on Judge Lisa Lench's ruling in the preliminary hearing for UCLA professor Patrick Harran:Judge sending Patrick Harran to trial on #SheriSangji case, @cenmag story by @mmtorrice...
It's the start of the summer student season right about now, and I think it would be great to get them into the habit of wearing PPE in the lab. Wouldn't it be great if we could show everyone that PPE is a normal happy part of your day in the lab? (i.e. positive...

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A random Friday afternoon link at Chemjobber's place clued me into Mitch's post, about a random NMR encountered in an old episode of '90s sci-fi classic The X-Files. By some odd coincidence I, too, was watching the episode sometime in early April, though I...
The explosion that injured a 29-year-old researcher on March 16 cracked the glass in the door of the lab where she was working. Credit: Allyson Blair/Hawaii News NowFrom my story at C&EN:An explosion last month that caused a University of Hawaii, Manoa,...
Chemjobber had a guest post last week by Alex Goldberg, who started working as a pharmaceutical process chemist six months ago. He says, in part:And we have regular meetings about safety: we discuss near-misses and incidents and accidents (and we learn about...