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Good morning! A few of the academically-related positions posted on C&EN:Cambridge, MA: MIT is searching for a professor of chemistry, preferably at the assistant professor level. Focus for the position: "...the areas of inorganic, organic or physical chemistry, broadly defined."Bellingham, WA: Western Washington University is looking for an assistant professor of inorganic chemistry:Applicants with experimental or theoretical/computational research interests are encouraged to apply, as are […]
This year, I dedicate this song to adjunct professors of chemistry. Your contributions are appreciated by me.To my American readers, a very happy Labor Day to you and your family. To people in the rest of the world, happy Monday!
A brief note on the last day of a holiday weekend, courtesy of Sophie Rovner and this week's C&EN:Unemployment is easing in the U.S. economy as a whole, and that trend is reflected in the chemical sector, according to the latest figures compiled by the American Chemical Society. “The unemployment rate of our domestic chemistry workforce is once again under 3.0%, as it was prior to the economic downturn of 2008–09,” notes Elizabeth C. McGaha, assistant director of […]
As part of the Acts of Whimsy for this year's Geek Girl Con, I decided to make a recording of the synthesis of my favorite Evans chiral auxiliary. I hope you enjoy.Please, if you can, feel free to donate to the cause. Just like last year, if you donate and tell me, I will offer you a handwritten thank you note and for any donation of $20 or more, I will write a post of your choosing.Have a great Labor Day weekend!
I happened to show up at ACS San Francisco a couple of weeks back and there was a tiny little get-together at a Starbucks near the Moscone Center. This is what happens when you're having fun with an iPad:Thanks to Philip Skinner, Matt Hartings, See Arr Oh, Jess the Chemist, Rachel Pepling, Chris McCarthy and Stephen Davey for making it fun!
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