A round-up of some more varied chemistry-related jobs from the last month at NatureJobs:
Strategic chemical sourcing specialist (£30-35k) for a chemical development company in the South West. Joining the procurement team, responsibilities include: sourcing all chemicals for one part of the business, implementing a supply chain strategy; building vendor relationships and managing their performance; and much more. This key role requires a degree and 3 years of procurement/SC experience with a record of contract negotiation.
Technical author for a scientific software organisation in London. Responsible for producing user guides and end-user documentation for applications, by working with software teams, R&D groups and business development consultants. Scientific degree with experience in writing/editing technical subjects; good understanding of IT preferred.
Scientific editor/writer for a pharmaceuticals services provider in the South East. Write news on products in R&D; gather and index pharmaceutical information; and develop a professional network. Suit a graduate with drug discovery or writing experience.
Regulatory Manger in London. The role involves managing studies at contract research labs and advising consultants to support registration submissions. Degree with experience in regulatory affairs and REACH legislation. But don’t be fooled by the job title: “this is a non-management position.”
4-Year PhD studentships (£21k, tax-free) are available at the Cancer Research UK London Research Institute for new or recent graduates with a 1st/2.1, starting in Sept 2012. Applications are sought for graduates from a range of backgrounds, including chemistry.
5-year Research co-ordinator (£37-47k) at the University of Liverpool. Focusing on new materials and characterisation (in particular in oxides, porous materials, hybrid nanomaterials and energy), the role will also contribute to strategic planning and developing new research directions. PhD and excellent publication record required.
Consultant (includes sign-on bonus and expenses) for an operational and financial improvement firm in Oxfordshire. Evaluate processes and optimise their efficiency – taking a hands-on approach with implementing recommendations. Clients will be located across Europe, with a focus on Germany. Fluency in German and willingness to travel is essential – place of residence is negotiable.