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November 5, 2007 Issue

Volume 85, Issue 45
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November 5, 2007 Issue, Vol. 85 | Iss. 45
More recruiters on campus are a sign that 2008 will be a good year for new chemistry graduates
By Corinne A. Marasco
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Features
Business
Despite potential liabilities, new suppliers of medical device polymers enter the market (pp. 14-17)
Science & Technology
Chemical research sector grew 3.6% in 2005, well below the overall 5.8% expansion for science and engineering (pp. 26-30)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: Job Market Dynamics

Job Market Gathers Strength
Company growth plus retirements are fueling increased hiring, especially for chemical engineers
(pp. 45-49)
Cultural Chameleons
For foreign-born job seekers, cultural awareness is the first step toward a successful career
(pp. 50-52)
From Bench To Management
Knowing what might lie ahead can ease the transition from the lab to the corporate ladder
(pp. 53-56)
Making The Industry-To-Academia Shift
Successful candidates tout their distinctive skill sets
(pp. 57-60)
Chairs Of Academic Search Committees Weigh In On Industrial Scientists' Prospects
When recruiting to fill academic positions, industrial scientists are not only considered, they are frequently hired
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News of the Week

Critical Reaction To Research Initiative

Dow's UC Berkeley program raises faculty hackles
(p.5)

Fuel-Reprocessing Plan Takes A Hit

National Research Council urges cuts for DOE's Global Nuclear Energy Partnership
(p.6)

Probing Friction's Origins

Isotope method zeroes in on vibrations of surface atoms
(p.7)

Catalyst Oxidizes Selectively

Iron-based catalyst targets specific C–H bonds in complex molecules
(p.8)

Earnings Are Still Growing

For most companies reporting, third-quarter results rise over last year's
(p.9)
 

Departments

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Business

Despite potential liabilities, new suppliers of medical device polymers enter the market
(pp. 14-17)
Originator of 'The Rule of Five' reflects on 10 years of drug development under its influence
(p.18)
Company growth plus retirements are fueling increased hiring, especially for chemical engineers
(pp. 45-49)
For foreign-born job seekers, cultural awareness is the first step toward a successful career
(pp. 50-52)
Successful candidates tout their distinctive skill sets
(pp. 57-60)
When recruiting to fill academic positions, industrial scientists are not only considered, they are frequently hired
Web Exclusive
More recruiters on campus are a sign that 2008 will be a good year for new chemistry graduates
(p.43)
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Science & Technology

Chemical research sector grew 3.6% in 2005, well below the overall 5.8% expansion for science and engineering
(pp. 26-30)
Regional history and present-day activity tie Nordic countries to catalytic chemistry
(pp. 31-36)
Magnesium and aluminum isotopes push the limits of nuclear stability
(p.37)

Career & Employment

Knowing what might lie ahead can ease the transition from the lab to the corporate ladder
(pp. 53-56)

Newscripts

(p.72)

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