Training Officer needed at the Dosimetry and Medical Radiation Physics Section – Vienna, Austria

Training Officer needed at the Dosimetry and Medical Radiation Physics Section – Vienna, Austria

Deadline: July 8, 2014

The Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, Austria, calls for a Training Officer to work in the Dosimetry and Medical Radiation Physics Section.

The Training officer contributes specialized technical knowledge and experience to the implementation of medical physics training activities. This also involves development of new educational material, monitoring and issuing reports on the effectiveness of the training provided, and website maintenance. The training courses are organized under the Technical Cooperation Programme.

Details

Position and Grade: Training Officer (P-2)
Organizational Unit: Dosimetry and Medical Radiation Physics Section
Duty Station: Vienna, Austria
Type/Duration of Appointment: Fixed term, 3 years (subject to a probationary period of 1 year)
Renumeration: salary package including a tax-free annual net base salary starting at US $46 819

The Training Officer is:

  • a technical specialist in medical physics;
  • a collaborator, supporting the development and update of training material;
  • a contributor to developments related to the monitoring of training activities and to maintaining and improving the quality of the training in medical physics;
  • an analyst evaluating, extracting and analysing feedback from trainees on the effectiveness of the training activities.

Benefits

  • Successful candidate will receive an attractive salary package including a tax-free annual net base salary starting at US $46 819

Responsibilities

Support the training activities in medical physics and follow-up on their effectiveness:

  • Contribute to the identification of training needs in medical physics areas and the development of appropriate training methodologies and tools;
  • Contribute to the development and update of training material and ensuring harmonization of inputs to achieve overall consistency of the training;
  • Support the integration of the training material into e-learning modules;
  • Collect and analyse the feedback from trainees and suggest necessary adjustments to the training programme.

Eligibility and criteria:

  • University degree in medical radiation physics or related field.
  • A minimum of two years of working experience in a radiotherapy or diagnostic imaging centre, implementing dosimetry and medical physics procedures.
  • Experience as part of a team delivering projects in the area of education and training.
  • Fluency in English. Working knowledge of another official IAEA language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, or Spanish) is an asset.
  • Apart from these education and experience requirements, applicants should have good knowledge of medical physics, including education and clinical training requirement.
  • Applicants should also have excellent computer skills in standard applications for word processing and data analysis, have experience in problem analysis and information research.
  • Teamwork, attention to deadlines and details, and multitasking are also skills necessary for this post.

Application process:

  • To apply online, register here

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