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Career & Employment

December 7, 2009

Niche Opportunities Open In Pharma

Recent uptick in biology hiring could herald jobs for chemists in drug discovery.

November 2, 2009

A New Normal

Record unemployment requires a realistic attitude and creative thinking.

Down But Not Out

Chemistry jobs took a beating this year, prompting out-of-work chemists to reinvent themselves.

On the Move

Marcel Goes To St. Louis.

External Research

Ken Does The 1-2-3 Step.

Quality Control

Jeff Lands On His Feet.

Courting Generation Y

Companies revamp programs to attract and retain young superstars.

Working For Uncle Sam

The recession may lead more chemists to pursue careers as civil servants.

Revisiting The Premed Curriculum

Updating premedical education to reflect modern science could improve the experience for other students, too.

Promoter Quadruplexes

Folded DNA structures in gene-activation sites may be useful cancer drug targets.

The Dawn Of Academic Chemistry

Philipps University, in Marburg, Germany, celebrates the 400th anniversary of the earliest chemistry professorship.

October 19, 2009

Rising To The Challenge

In biotech, a culture of creativity and team building helps top companies to work for weather a tough economy.

July 20, 2009

Organic Chemistry Far From The Bench

Training in the versatile discipline prepares chemists for jobs beyond the lab.

June 29, 2009

Flexible Work Arrangements

Unconventional work schedules help companies motivate employees even in turbulent times.

June 8, 2009

Staying Strong

The economic recession tests employers' resolve to recruit a diverse workforce.

April 27, 2009

Spectacular Scientific Talks

Science may be complex, but presentations should be clear, concise, and well-timed.

April 6, 2009

Expatriate Programs

As recessionary forces grip the globe, firms cut the fat from international staffing plans.

March 9, 2009

Fueling An Analytical Chemistry Career

Stimulus bill may energize employment in renewable energy.

Employment & Salary Survey

Salary gains and steady employment for chemists mark 2008 survey.

February 23, 2009

Make Your Résumé Work For You

A good résumé is a marketing tool that gets you noticed, even in a weak job market.

January 26, 2009

Postdocs Feel Job Crunch

As recession deepens, postdocs find themselves caught in a difficult academic job market.

January 19, 2009

Head of the Class

Ph.D. chemists carve out satisfying careers teaching high school.