In ancient Greek portrayals of Hades, the underworld is a shadowy, unforgiving subterranean expanse, whose five rivers include Phlegethon, a river of fire. At Yanartas in modern-day Turkey, that mythological river of fire flows up into the living world. Methane gas from Earth’s mantle seeps to the surface, fueling flames in the side of Mount Chimera, once believed to be the home of a fire-breathing monster. While scientists are unlikely …
Between December 5 and December 9, there were 51 positions posted on the C&EN Jobs website. Of these, 14 (27%) were academically connected and 31 (61%) were from Kelly Scientific Resources. South San Francisco, CA: Genentech is looking for a B.S./M.S. research associate in drug delivery; chemical and polymer synthesis experience desired. Irvine, CA: Allergan is looking for a process chemistry manager. This seems very interesting, in that it's all about outsourcing API
Adam is still on tour, but that can't stop the 'cast. This week, the gang discusses dining with friends, the best kind of New York days, the perils of crappy okra, Thomas Edison's last breath, and the right way to buy a jacket. Apologies in advance, there are a couple of places this show gets weird because of bad hotel Internet and Skype lag. Enjoy!
Between December 3 and December 9, there were 24 academic positions posted on the C&EN Jobs website. The numbers:Postdocs: 2Tenure-track: 13Temporary faculty: 4Lecturers: 5Staff: 0US/non-US: 22/2Huh: I'm surprised that positions for tenure-track positions are still being posted.Raleigh, NC: I confess I wasn't aware of a College of Textiles, but they're hiring an assistant professor of analytical chemistry for it.Irvine, CA: Chapman University is setting up a School of Pharmacy; looks like