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Chemist

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A chemist is a scientist who researches and experiments with the properties of chemical substances. They measure the effects of chemical compounds in various situations and study inter-chemical reacti ... learn more

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Education

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Career in Detail

A chemist is a scientist who researches and experiments with the properties of chemical substances. They measure the effects of chemical compounds in various situations and study inter-chemical reactions. A chemist will usually work as part of a larger research team, and create useful compounds for use in a wide variety of practical applications.

Chemists usually do the following

Prepare test solutions, compounds, and reagents for laboratory personnel to conduct a test.
Analyze organic and inorganic compounds to determine chemical and physical properties, composition, structure, relationships, and reactions, utilizing chromatography, spectroscopy, and spectrophotometry techniques.
Develop, improve, and customize products, equipment, formulas, processes, and analytical methods.

Abilities and other Requirements

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Income and other Facilities

Entry Salary / Income
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Working Context

ISCO - International Standard Classification of Occupations

Security and Army Professionals
Skilled Urban Skilled Rural
Supporting Operations

The table illustrates the segregation of occupations according to the level of education & experience. The segregation is such that the 'Professionals' have the highest amount of education and/or experience then are the 2 skilled labour (Urban & Rural) and Supporting Occupations with assemblers, operators etc. Security and Army have a wider range of both education and experience and are governmental jobs.

The boxes highlighted are the ones associated with Chemist . According to ISCO, jobs can have various levels of education and/or experience which thus puts them in different boxes as visualized in the table.

Relevant Education

Education strongly relevant

Duration Fee (Rs) Access without SEE
B.Sc. Medical Bioche
Professional
4 Year(s) 0
No
The program focuses mainly on medical biochemistry. Biochemistry is at the core of all modern biology. Advances in areas as diverse as medicine, plant breeding and industrial biotechnology are dependent on a firm understanding of the underlying metabolic processes. The course in biochemistry aims to provide a solid grounding in the fundamentals of metabolism and molecular Biology leading to a study of the application of this knowledge in the real world, this applied focus of the course equips students for careers not only in education and research but also in the different setting of health care. Go to education page
B.Sc.in Chemistry
Professional
4 Year(s) 0
No
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Chemistry is a four years, 8 semester program of Mid Western University of Nepal. Go to education page

Education moderately relevant

Duration Fee (Rs) Access without SEE
B.Sc. Bio-chemistry
Professional
4 Year(s) 1,000,000
No
This degree has been designed for students who want to pursue a career in biochemistry. Among the many options for students who opt for this degree are graduate school in biochemistry, medical, dental, or veterinary school, or working in the field of biotechnology. A minimum of 47 quarter hours of chemistry courses and selected biology courses are required for the Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry. Two minors are required with this degree. The required biology courses complete a biology minor. The other minor can be completed in any discipline. One year of calculus and one year of physics, Go to education page

Ideal Qualities

Work activities, only mental: You prefer your work to be mental in nature, without much physical activity. You should consider looking for jobs where you are mostly required to sit in one place and come up with ideas or handle information. Some examples would include desk jobs and jobs involving scientific research.

Style of Working, rather playful: You love being creative and doing new things, even though you don’t mind to also follow a given solutions from time to time. You should consider looking for jobs where you most of the time you can create new things. Such jobs can be found among others in Media, handicrafts and design.

Information Processing, only detailed: You prefer to focus on a specific aspect of your work and to go deeper into the details. You should consider jobs that require you to focus and pay great attention to the details of what you are doing, and avoid jobs which require you to look at the bigger picture. Some examples would include jobs like bookkeeping, data management, software coding, fine arts, handicrafts or translation

Flexibility, very low: You prefer to have a fixed work routine with little or no change every day. You should consider looking for jobs where you are required to go to an office at a specific time each working day. Some examples would include desk jobs and running a shop.

Value orientation, only idealistic: You believe that your work must have meaning behind it, without any material importance. You should consider looking for jobs that will give you some personal satisfaction while doing it. Some examples would include teaching and doing social work.

Pursuit of Success, low: Having a personal life is important to you. You don’t want your social and family relationships to suffer from dedicating time to your work. You should consider looking for jobs that will not interfere with your private life. Avoid jobs which require you to dedicate a lot of your free time to your work

Motivation to Lead, very low: You prefer to stay in the background and allow others to direct the group. You prefer to let others make up their own minds. You should consider looking for jobs where you can do what you want and not have to tell others what to do. Avoid jobs where you will be required to lead a group of people

Sense of Duty, very high: You often feel personally responsible for your work. You are careful when doing your work and you like to do your best. You should consider looking for jobs where you will be entrusted with valuable work that will encourage you to do your best. Avoid jobs where you are not given any responsibility for your work and that do not encourage you to do well

Analysis orientated, very high: You like to spend a lot of time thinking before you make a decision. You believe that it is important to consider everything before acting. You should consider looking for jobs where you are required to think carefully before acting. Avoid jobs where you need to make decisions quickly without much time for thinking.

Self-confidence, very high: You have a high amount of self-confidence. It is easy for you to present yourself in front of others. You should consider looking for jobs where you will have to make presentations in front of groups of people. Avoid jobs where you will not be encouraged to talk to other people.

Prepare test solutions, compounds, and reagents for laboratory personnel to conduct a test.
Analyze organic and inorganic compounds to determine chemical and physical properties, composition, structure, relationships, and reactions, utilizing chromatography, spectroscopy, and spectrophotometry techniques.
Develop, improve, and customize products, equipment, formulas, processes, and analytical methods.

Employment Condition

Self Employment Ratio

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Possible Employers

Size of Employment

At the moment there are people working in this job in Nepal.

Job Demand

Shows the demand of the career (1st being the highest and the last being over-saturated).


60 = very high: This job is very high in demand. You can easily find employment or will be able to sell your service easily as a self employed person.

50 = high: This job is high in demand. With a certain talent you will find a job.

40 = medium: The demand for this job is medium. You should have chances in finding a job, but you might need to be flexible regarding your working place or in self employment, might have to compete with a few other professionals about the work.

30 = low: The demand for this job is low. Only a few vacancies are published. Academic proficiency as well as experience is required to be even considered for applying for this sort of jobs.

20 = saturated: There is no more demand for this profession in the labour market. Only if existing staff is released, new people are hired.

10 = over-supplied: There are many graduates already waiting for a job in this profession. You might have to consider a long waiting list or have to prove extraordinary talent to find a job in this profession.

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