JPO- Associate Research Scientist, Radiotracer Techniques (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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As part of a team led by the Laboratory Head, the Associate Research Scientist, Radiotracer Techniques (JPO) carries out research related to the development and application of radiotracer techniques to the study of climate and environmental change.
Under supervision of the Head of the Radiometrics Laboratory, the JPO is:
(1) a technical specialist assisting in the development and implementation of radiotracer techniques for the study of climate and environmental change, with particular focus on the coastal area,
(2) an analyst processing and analysing data
(3) a communicator preparing and presenting results through technical reports and scientific publications. The JPO will perform other related duties as opportunities arise.
Functions / Key Results Expected
• Participate in research on climate and environmental change using radioactive isotopes as tracers
• Participate in field and laboratory measurements of natural and anthropogenic radionuclides used as tracers to characterise processes and pollution in the coastal area
• Contribute to the development and implementation of tracer applications to studies of submarine groundwater discharge (SGD), pollution history, sedimentation and fingerprinting of sources of pollution
• Analyse and evaluate experimental data and infer conclusions for the preparation of technical reports and scientific manuscripts for publication
-University degree in physics, oceanography, environmental science
-Minimum of 2-year experience in environmental radioactivity, radioactivity measurements, computer modelling and environmental applications of radiotracers.
-Excellent oral and written command of English is required. Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) is an asset.
Contact email: [email protected]
How to Apply:
If you wish to apply for the JPO position listed above, please complete the following:
Combine these three documents into one PDF file in the following order: checklist, resume, then cover letter. Please include the position ID at the top of all pages.
Please upload this one PDF to https://international.anl.gov/IAEA-Careers.html and send an email to [email protected] to confirm that the upload was successful.
Complete and submit a TALEO Profile
For more information on how to apply and to access the JPO checklist, please visit our website: https://international.anl.gov/careers.html#jpo
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