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Career & Employment

December 6, 2010

Changing Their Ways

As students continue to flock to drug development, chemistry departments adapt their programs.

Hard-Hit Industry

Tough times in pharma provide opportunities for academe.

November 22, 2010

International Experience

Rise of world-class research hubs in Asia and the Middle East entices young faculty to move abroad.

November 1, 2010

Hint Of Hope

Job outlook for 2011 will likely be similar to 2010's, perhaps even slightly better.

Cautiously Optimistic

In the wake of the recession, employers are poised to slowly and selectively hire chemists.

Making Labs Work Magically Well

Lab and stockroom managers have essential jobs with diverse responsibilities.

Wanted: Role Models

Mentors can help women scientists of color achieve success in their careers.

October 18, 2010

Chemical Bonding

At the top companies to work for, family-like relationships are strengthened by mutual respect and clear communication.

September 27, 2010

Leaping To New Opportunities

In an unfavorable pharma job market, many chemists are migrating to new careers.

August 23, 2010

Returning To The Workforce

After a hiatus to care for family members, scientists find ways to restart their careers.

August 16, 2010

Connecting In New England

For new grads searching for a job in this tough economy, networking is not an option but a necessity.

Resources For Chemists: In The Job Market? Get Out There And Network

July 12, 2010

Empowered Entrepreneurs

Downsized out of big companies, scientists are creating satisfying job opportunities in their own firms.

Enterprising Entrepreneurs: Transforming A Passion Into A Business

June 14, 2010

Promoting Diversity Through Conversation

Foreign-born chemists have rich life histories to share, they're just waiting for someone to ask.

Foreign-Born Chemists Must Speak Up To Break Through The Glass Ceiling

May 3, 2010

Biotech Trajectories

Large-molecule research is a warm spot for chemists in today's chilly job market.

April 12, 2010

Working For A Biotech Start-Up

Fledgling firms offer rewards that sometimes outweigh the risks of conducting high-stakes research on a fast track.

March 15, 2010

Uncertainty Grows In The Golden State

With biotech struggling to recover, many chemists remain out of work in California.

February 8, 2010

Skills For Success

Pharma firms are seeking adaptable scientists with the aptitudes to meet new business needs.

January 25, 2010

Academe As A Career Launchpad

Academic chemists who get a taste of government or industry jobs have few regrets.

A Historical Precedent For Leaving Academia

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