JPO - Associate Radiobiologist/Biodosimetrist (P2)

IAEA Programs at 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. IAEA Programs at Argonne offers U.S.-sponsored internship and Junior Professional Officer positions for recent graduates and professionals.

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Main Purpose
As a member of the Section of Applied Radiation Biology and Radiotherapy (ARBR), the Radiobiologist/Biodosimetrist provides technical knowledge towards the establishment of a biodosimetry service and performing other activities related to the biodosimetry project under the supervision of the Radiation Biologist.

The Associate Radiobiologist/Biodosimetrist is:
(i) an analyst, performing biodosimetry tests, analysing cytogenetic samples for reconstruction of absorbed dose received by a subject.
(ii) a collaborator, performing other activities related to the Biodosimetry project.

Functions / Key Results Expected
• Assist in the design of the layout and standard operation procedures (SOP) related to the biodosimetry lab, ensuring their adherence to the relevant ISO standards and other manuals.
• Collaborate in developing, harmonizing, testing and publishing biodosimetry learning material in line with IAEA-WHO-PAHO manual and ISO regulations.
• Assist in the biodosimetry lab in Seibersdorf IAEA site including the commissioning and starting operation of the new MetaSystems-Zeiss microscope biodosimetry system.
• Collaborate in the development, organization and maintenance of the new International Calibration Database supported by divisional IT Systems Engineer (Databases); assist with data entry to the database.

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Education, Experience and Language Skills
• University degree in Radiation Biology or related subject.
• Minimum 2 years of relevant working experience in Biodosimetry and/or Cytogenetics.
• Ability to perform biodosimetry tests according to standards.
• Knowledge of the ISO standards implementation.
• Experience in scientific paper writing is an asset.



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