Associate Nutrition and Environmental Officer (P2)

IAEA Careers / Argonne National Laboratory

About the organization

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, Austria is the world’s center for cooperation in the nuclear field committed to promoting safe, secure and peaceful uses of nuclear technology. The IAEA offers opportunities to engage current, meaningful issues of global peace, security and development while working in a multicultural environment.

Working at the IAEA is a rewarding experience and provides an opportunity to contribute to the promotion of peaceful uses of nuclear technology and to sustainable development. As the largest contributor to IAEA programs, the U.S. is committed to encouraging well-qualified Americans to apply for professional posts at the IAEA.

The IAEA employs professionals from a variety of scientific and policy backgrounds. The IAEA offers different types of employment opportunities: for professional and general service posts; consultants and experts; junior staff, through internships; and the Junior Professional Officer program.

Duties

Reporting to the Section Head, the Associate Nutrition and Environmental Officer (JPO) participates in analysis and identification of priority areas where nuclear techniques may be relevant in addressing health-related environmental issues. The incumbent contributes to the implementation of actions and tasks relating to health effects of the environment and nutrition.

Role
The Associate Nutrition and Environmental Officer is: 1) an analyst reviewing, analysing and collating scientific evidence on health effects of the environment and nutrition; 2) a technical specialist identifying gaps, needs and research opportunities and providing support and advice on the role of nuclear techniques to address priority issues particularly in low and middle income countries.

Qualifications

• University degree in environmental sciences and/or nutrition. An advanced degree is an asset.
• Minimum of two years’ experience in research areas related to environmental science and
nutrition. Experience in low- and middle-income countries an asset.
• Fluency in written and spoken English. Working knowledge of French and/or Spanish an
advantage.

Salary

48,000 after taxes

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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