Associate Nutrition and Environmental Officer (P2)

IAEA Careers / Argonne National Laboratory

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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.

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.


• 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


48,000 after taxes

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