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Career & Employment 2003

December 8, 2003

CAREERS IN BIOTECH

In genomics, proteomics, and bioinformatics, whether to work in industry or academia is an all-important question.

November 24, 2003

EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK 2004

Tight job market persists, but C&EN offers advice for landing that first job, as well as information on other career options, resources, and a salary review.

October 27, 2003

TOP COMPANIES TO WORK FOR

Employees tend to stay at companies that provide stability and a fair, open environment.

August 4, 2003

SALARY & EMPLOYMENT SURVEY

Pharmaceutical firms work to commercialize the genomics revolution, often turning to smaller companies for biomarker discovery.

JOB LOSS? TEN WAYS ACS CAN HELP

July 28, 2003

NIH Science Jobs Under Review

Science positions are added to those jobs eligible for possible outsourcing

July 7, 2003

BOSTON BIOTECH

Future looks promising for one of the nation's premier biotech strongholds.

June 23, 2003

MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY

A growing number of chemists are entering this field, attracted by its interdisciplinary nature.

May 19, 2003

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS

Public- and private-sector jobs abound for the non-Ph.D. chemist.

April 21, 2003

JOBS IN CALIFORNIA

The state is home to three major biotechnology centers and has become a magnet for chemists seeking jobs.

April 7, 2003

STARTING SALARY SURVEY

Results for median salary and employment status for newly graduated chemists in 2002 were mixed across degree levels.

WOMEN IN INDUSTRY

Women chemists under 40 see a narrowing gender gap in pay and opportunity but still struggle with work/life balance.

February 24, 2003

BEYOND THE RÉSUMÉ

Reference checking is a critical tool in selecting new employees.

February 17, 2003

MID-ATLANTIC BIOTECH

States attract industry by offering start-up help, including tax credits, lab space, and investment money.

January 6, 2003

Making A Go Without A Ph.D.

Though they may face advancement challenges, B.S.- and M.S.-level chemists find rewarding careers.

This page last revised November 11, 2003