11 Jan

Scientist Environmental Radioactivity Lab Esr Jobs Vacancy in Esr Christchurch

Position
Scientist Environmental Radioactivity Lab Esr
Company
Esr
Location
Christchurch CAN
Opening
11 Jan, 2018 30+ days ago

Esr Christchurch urgently required following position for Scientist Environmental Radioactivity Lab Esr. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Scientist Environmental Radioactivity Lab Esr Jobs Vacancy in Esr Christchurch Jobs Details:

Scientist/ Full time

CHRISTCHURCH

About the role

We are seeking a positive and adaptable person with great communication skills to join our Chemistry and Radiation Safety Centre Team. You will be eager to learn and take the initiative to keep yourself informed as needed.

The successful candidate will hold an appropriate relevant tertiary qualification such as a MSc or PhD in physics. The role is predominately based in the Environmental Radioactivity Laboratory area which undertake an array of different analytical techniques for radiochemistry measurements.

Duties and responsibilities

Some of the key duties include:

  • Organise work streams in environmental radioactivity laboratory.
  • Undertake environmental radioactivity measurements, produce and provide test reports and radioactivity in food certificates in compliance with documented procedures.
  • Perform equipment calibrations i.e. gamma and alpha spectrometers, beta spectrometers, liquid scintillation counters, etc.
  • Oversee quality assurance programme for the environmental radioactivity laboratory.
  • Act as main contact for clients in regard to scientific advice and new projects, and oversee delivery of projects for clients.
  • Maintain equipment.
  • Take leadership in method development and validation.
  • Acts as a Key Technical Personnel in regard to ISO17025 accreditation.
  • Supervise students
  • Skills and Experience
    • Skills in managing client relationships
    • Knowledge of and experience of quality systems such as ISO 17025
    • Experience in the use, calibration, maintenance and troubleshooting of equipment such as gamma spectrometry, alpha spectrometry, beta spectrometry and liquid scintillation counting equipment
    • Problem-solving skills and interest in method development
    • Experience in laboratory analysis
    • Knowledge of mathematical methods for calculation of: Critical Levels, Minimum Detectable Activities, decay/ingrowth corrections, propagation of uncertainties
    • Proven track record of analytical techniques in radioactivity measurements (desirable)
    • Knowledge of basic nuclear physics
    • Programming skills will be an advantage
    Benefits
    • active work/life policies including family-friendly initiatives, flexible hours and additional leave
    • ongoing personal development
    • free car parking
    Applications close on Friday 2nd February.

    Please note the successful applicant will be required to complete a pre-employment drug-screen and police records check as conditions of employment


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