Chemist Jobs in San Jose, CA

Search Chemist Jobs

1-15 of 388 Jobs
Clean Harbors, Inc. - San Jose, CA
The Opportunity Clean Harbors is looking for an Environmental Field Chemist, known internally as a CleanPack Chemist, to join their safety conscious team in May of 2021!...
4 days ago
Pleasanton, CA (20 miles from San Jose, CA)
Method development and method verification/validation experience preferred. **Why Kelly** **** **?...
12 days ago
Pleasanton, CA (20 miles from San Jose, CA)
Recommended skills Nuclear Magnetic Resonance High Performance Liquid Chromatography Organic Synthesis Chemistry Organic Chemistry Microsoft Excel...
12 days ago
Union City, CA (19 miles from San Jose, CA)
Responsible for identifying the mass and purity of peptides using Matrix Assisted Laser Desoprtion- Time of Flight and High Performance Liquid Chromatography....
12 days ago
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - Livermore, CA (17 miles from San Jose, CA)
Polymer Chemist - Postdoctoral ResearcherLawrence Livermore National LaboratoryLivermore, CaliforniaUnited States Search Polymer Chemist - Postdoctoral Researcher Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory...
12 days ago
10x Genomics - Pleasanton, CA (20 miles from San Jose, CA)
The candidate will work with the Chemistry, Assay Development, Engineering, and Microfluidics teams to develop, optimize, validate, and transfer new chemistries and processes required to produce 10x...
16 days ago
Bristol Myers Squibb - Redwood City, CA (21 miles from San Jose, CA)
We are seeking exceptionally talented and highly motivated synthetic/medicinal chemists who are passionate about joining our fast-paced medicinal chemistry group in the pursuit of discovering innovative...
16 days ago
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - Livermore, CA (17 miles from San Jose, CA)
Polymer Chemist - Postdoctoral Researcher Location: Category: Organization: Posting Requirement: Job ID: 107604 Job Code: Post-Dr Research Staff 1 (PDS.1) Date Posted: October 01 2020 Share this Job...
23 days ago
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - Livermore, CA (17 miles from San Jose, CA)
You will support research & development activities in organic synthesis, analytical chemistry, and sample preparation/processing....
25 days ago
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - Livermore, CA (17 miles from San Jose, CA)
We have multiple openings for Chemists to work in the High Explosives Application Facility (HEAF) to address programmatic and research and development needs in energetic materials....
25 days ago
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - Livermore, CA (17 miles from San Jose, CA)
Organic Chemist for Machine Learning - Postdoctoral ResearcherLawrence Livermore National LaboratoryLivermore, CaliforniaUnited States Search Organic Chemist for Machine Learning - Postdoctoral Researcher...
29 days ago
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - Livermore, CA (17 miles from San Jose, CA)
You will be part of an interdisciplinary team of materials scientists, chemists, and computer scientists working to interface organic chemistry with machine learning techniques to accelerate the design...
30+ days ago
Exponent - Menlo Park, CA (18 miles from San Jose, CA)
Exponent's Practice is currently seeking an Analytical Chemist to join our consulting staff in our Menlo Park, CA office....
30+ days ago
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - Livermore, CA (17 miles from San Jose, CA)
Synthesis Chemist Postdoctoral ResearcherLawrence Livermore National LaboratoryLivermore, CaliforniaUnited States Search Synthesis Chemist Postdoctoral Researcher Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory...
30+ days ago
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - Livermore, CA (17 miles from San Jose, CA)
You will be part of a team of chemists and engineers investigating the synthesis, formulation and testing of new energetic compounds....
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for San Jose, CA

Moving to San Jose, CA? Find some basic demographic data about San Jose, CA below.


973,849
20,592
Large

Chemist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Quantum Mechanics for Scientists and Engineers 1
This 9 week course aims to teach quantum mechanics to anyone with a reasonable college-level understanding of physical science or engineering. Quantum mechanics was once mostly of interest to...

Introduction to Molecular Spectroscopy
The course introduces the three key spectroscopic methods used by chemists and biochemists to analyse the molecular and electronic structure of atoms and molecules. These are UV/Visible, Infra-red...

Identifying Food Fraud

The food industry is one of the most important commercial sectors in the world. Everyone uses it, but how many people abuse it? As we witness the increasing globalisation of the supply chain, a...


Title Synonyms

Users interested in this job title also searched for the following job titles

Salary for Chemist Jobs in San Jose, CA

This is the average annual salary for Chemist jobs in San Jose, CA as reported by the BLS.

$85,950

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Chemist positions.

Highest Education Level

Chemists in San Jose, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (46.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (25.7%)
  • Master's Degree (24.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (1.5%)
  • High School or GED (1.2%)
  • Vocational or Certification (0.8%)
  • Some College (0.2%)
  • Some High School (0.1%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Chemists in San Jose, CA
  • None (32.8%)
  • Less than 1 year (18.1%)
  • 1-2 years (16.9%)
  • 4-6 years (11.4%)
  • 6-8 years (7.8%)
  • 2-4 years (7.0%)
  • 10+ years (6.0%)

Other Titles

Here are some other career titles that require similar skills

Chemist Related Career Advice Articles

The Path to a Successful Career as an Analytical Chemist

Analytical chemistry careers are exciting, rewarding, and potentially highly lucrative. Learn about analytical chemistry jobs, salaries, and more.


5 Best States for Chemistry Jobs

Launching your chemistry career? Find out the best states for chemistry jobs and the best places for chemists to work.


Volunteer Chemistry Opportunities

Volunteering usually calls to mind images of people building houses, serving meals at community kitchens, cleaning up playgrounds and parks, or spending time with the elderly. While these are all worthy causes, you may not realize there are also chemist volunteer opportunities. As a chemistry professional, you have a unique knowledge base and skill set that can make a big difference – whether in a third-world country or your own neighborhood.