Who are they and what do they do? The chemical researcher does research and development work for the chemical industry.
What are the activities of the job? Carries out research and development work on new chemical procedures, methods and phenomena, or in new projects to develop systems of chemical production or other production on the basis of chemical substances (e.g. production of plastic, rubber, pharmaceutics or food). He/she can lead whole research teams or participate in international research and scientific cooperation.
Where is it done and under what conditions? In chemical laboratories where contact with chemical substances can be expected.
What tools/equipment do they use? Chemical instruments and appliances, and computers.
What do you need to succeed? You need university education in the field of chemistry; you also need creativity and a methodical approach to work.