Associate Project 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.


The Associate Project Officer works in the areas of decommissioning of nuclear facilities and
remediation of contaminated sites, as: (i) a team member, contributing to the compilation of
decommissioning- and remediation-related information in the Nuclear Wiki and generally supporting the development of the DERS suite of eLearning materials; (ii) a contributor, contributing to the preparation and implementation of Consultancy and Technical Meetings as well as, finalizing the edition of developed IAEA publications, (iii) a point-of-contact for Member States on decommissioning data, including providing assistance and encouragement to data providers to input such information to the relevant databases.

The Associate Project Officer works closely with members of the Decommissioning Team and DERS staff, as well as with the counterparts from other divisions in the agency, Member States and
international institutions participating in related activities.


University degree in Nuclear engineering, chemistry, physics or material science. Master’s or PhD
degree is an asset
Minimum two years of experience in planning and/or implementation of nuclear decommissioning
projects or programmes at national or international level. Involvement in knowledge management or
human resources development activities is an asset.
Fluency in written and spoken English required. Knowledge of French, Russian or Spanish desirable.


48,000 after taxes

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