Thursday, April 13, 2017

Daily Pump Trap: 4/13/17

A few of the recent positions posted at C&EN Jobs:

Want to be a Nature editor: They're looking for one in chemical biology or biomaterials and another in functional organic materials.

North Brunswick, NJ: Chromocell is looking for a M.S. natural products chemist with 3-5 years of experience.

Rockville, MD: NCATS is looking for M.S./Ph.D. medicinal chemists.

A few water chemistry positions: Denver Water has a water quality laboratory manager position (pays $7,125.73 monthly (min) to $10,689.47 monthly (max)). Also, the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (located in Silver Spring, MD) is searching for a senior water quality specialist (paying $67,636 - $103,250.)

Beerse, Antwerp, Belgium: Janssen Research & Development is looking for a Ph.D. chemist (with 1-5 years experience) to be a medicinal chemist. "The Neuroscience (NS) Medicinal Chemistry department in Europe, which includes a satellite research site in Toledo (Spain), is focused on developing innovative small molecule therapeutics to treat Alzheimer’s disease." 

5 comments:

  1. Sort of off topic; as an American, I would give anything to go to Europe, particularly Belgium, for work. Is there any american/ex-american that has moved abroad for a job and has an explicit "to do" list when attempting to do such?

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    1. As an American, I would also like to know this.

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    2. This is what the German Ministry of the Interior has to say on the subject:

      http://www.bamf.de/EN/Willkommen/ArbeitBeruf/arbeitberuf-node.html

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    3. Having worked as a chemist in Belgium, I can assure you that you will be appalled at the amount you will have to pay in taxes.

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  2. the difficulty is that pay scale for chemists in Western Europe is only about one half of what it is in US, and the income taxes and car-related expenses are significantly higher. It would make a better sense to postdoc in a good synthetic group in Europe, for one year.

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