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  • 25 Nov 2020 4:28 PM | Matthew (Administrator)

    ARPANSA is currently advertising for a Science Officer – Personal Radiation Monitoring Service.
    Opening date: Monday 23 November 2020
    Closing date: Sunday 06 December 2020
    Further information about the position and the application process is available on the ARPANSA website

  • 10 Nov 2020 11:05 AM | Matthew (Administrator)

    CSIRO is currently advertising for a HSE Advisor (Radiation Safety Support). Applications close: 15 November 2020 | Indefinite | $83k - $94k +15.4% super

    About the position
    The Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) team partners with all levels of the organisation coaching and influencing to make HSE personal. They provide future focussed, leading-edge development and delivery of HSE programs that result in significant improvement in CSIRO’s wellbeing and HSE culture.

    The HSE Advisor – Radiation Safety Support reports to the HSE Manager for Manufacturing (CSIRO’s Chief Radiation Safety Officer) as well as working as part of the broader HSE team. This role is responsible for delivering HSE services by providing tailored technical and specialist HSE support to assist CSIRO’s business units in managing the regulatory requirements of the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA). The role will assist the Chief Radiation Safety Officer from an administrative perspective and be involved in developing and delivering strategic HSE programs to enhance CSIRO’s HSE and wellbeing culture in addition to providing radiation safety related support to the HSE team. To be successful, an HSE Advisor needs to be able to support CSIRO’s Radiation Safety Officer network and staff across multiple business units and sites.

    Link to the advert: here.

  • 4 Nov 2020 2:12 PM | Matthew (Administrator)

    ANSTO is currently advertising for a Health Physics Surveyor. Applications close: 15 November 2020 | Ongoing | Full Time | $62k - $81k +15.4% super

    About the position

    The Health Physics Surveyor provides hands-on safety advice and monitoring services to a range of operational areas to ensure the safety of staff, contractors and visitors; and compliance with ANSTO’s WHS Standards and Practices, and with regulatory requirements.

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Monitor and measure radiation levels and advise on radiological hazards, provide ventilation safety advice, log information to ensure QA compliance,
    • Provide advice to different levels of personnel on the most effective practical radiation protection measures to be taken across a large and varied range of situations.  This advice is based on defined policies and procedures within a set range of parameters,
    • Deliver basic radiation safety training to other ANSTO staff, including trainee safety officers and describe work procedures to non-ANSTO visitors,                 
    • Provide advice on radiation safety procedures to be incorporated into divisional documents, including assisting in the preparation of these work instructions while following safety standards, procedures and instructions. 

    Skills and Experience
    • Tertiary qualifications (commonly Trade certificate) in relevant engineering or science discipline or relevant ANSTO experience,
    • Knowledge of radiation measurement methods,
    • Organisational skills and meticulous approach to work with the ability to plan and organise tasks effectively for self,
    • Pro-active and reliable in following through with actions.

    Link to the advert: here.
  • 4 Nov 2020 2:08 PM | Matthew (Administrator)

    We are seeking a Graduate Radiochemist to work across a wide variety of radiopharmaceutical production and pharmaceutical activities within the Molecular Imaging and Therapy Research Unit (MITRU) located at SAHMRI. The MITRU facility is home to South Australia's only cyclotron and manufactures radiopharmaceuticals under a TGA licence.

    About the Role

    Key responsibilities include:

    • Completion of documentation related to all tasks including batch records, quality records and log books whilst adhering to GMP.
    • Acceptance and control of raw materials, including sampling, testing and dispensing materials for Production and QC.
    • Manufacture all radiopharmaceutical products according to SOPs, aseptic methodology and principles of GMP.
    • Maintenance of adequate stock consumables and raw materials (including long lead time materials) to allow critical work to continue uninterrupted.
    • Packaging and testing of radioactive shipments for customers.
    • Calibration and standardisation of equipment including assistance of service staff whilst on site.
    • Use of computerised production systems and QC equipment.
    • General laboratory housekeeping
    About You
    The successful candidate will possess the following key attributes:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in a science related discipline
    • Experience and knowledge in the use of standard laboratory equipment, for example liquid, gas and thin-layer chromatography systems is advantageous.
    • Experience in pharmaceutical clean-room protocols/procedures would be advantageous
    • Knowledge, experience and/or training to meet GLP (Good Laboratory Practices) requirements would also be advantageous
    • Experience in the pharmaceutical manufacturing and testing environment desirable
    • Microbiological experience and reporting would be desirable.
    • Working knowledge of radiation protection practices preferred
    Everything we do is underpinned by our core values and our institute is dedicated to grow a culture that pursues, enables and demands research excellence. We are proud of the work we do and work hard as a team to make a positive difference to the community.  Our values of excellence, innovation, courage, integrity and teamwork are what help us achieve our goals. If these are also your values and goals, apply today.

    For a copy of the position description, please click here.

    For more information, please contact Cass Galton, HR Manager, at

    Link to the advert: here.
  • 23 Oct 2020 11:21 AM | Matthew (Administrator)

    With establishing the Australian Radioactive Waste Agency, one of the key activities is to recruit its Chief Executive Officer.

    The department has engaged executive firm Odgers Berndtson to assist with the recruitment process and to undertake an international search for candidates.

    Further details about the role can be obtained at or by contacting Caroline Dever (+61 429 939 399) or Tom Mutch (+61 449 818 492) at Odgers Berndtson.

    The closing date for applications is Friday 20 November 2020.

  • 7 Oct 2020 1:53 PM | Matthew (Administrator)

    ARPANSA is currently advertising for a Technical Support Officer – CTBT Network. Applications close: Monday 12 October 2020 Ongoing | $88,895-$93,334 per annum package inc 15.4% super

    Link to the advert: here.

  • 7 Oct 2020 1:49 PM | Matthew (Administrator)

    Eurofins Selcia Ltd is currently advertising for a Radiochemistry Synthetic organic chemist. | Full Time | United Kingdom

    Job Description
    We are offering exciting opportunities for skilled synthetic organic chemists seeking a challenging career in isotope chemistry. Working as part of growing, multidisciplinary group successful candidates will be responsible for the synthesis and purification of isotopically labelled, biologically active compounds used in regulatory studies to support the development and registration of new products. Experience in handling radioisotopes would be an advantage but is not essential as a comprehensive training program will be provided and you will be supported by our experienced isotope chemists.

    Ideal candidates will possess a broad understanding of organic reactions and a passion for working at the bench. You will be able to demonstrate a strong history of achievement and the ability to apply your practical skills to prepare a wide range of targets.  You will be able to work both independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team to deliver results to tight deadlines. You will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills combined with a strong customer-focused approach. In return Eurofins Selcia Limited offers an attractive and competitive reward package.

    We are seeking applicants with a Ph.D. in synthetic organic chemistry or a first degree in chemistry with a minimum of two years relevant industrial experience within a synthetic organic chemistry environment.

    Additional Information
    Are you the person we are looking for?  If so, please visit our web-site at or for more information on how to apply.  Please send your CV and a covering letter quoting job reference: SEL/085/0720.  The closing date for applications is Friday 27 November 2020.  Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

    Link to the advert: here.

  • 6 Oct 2020 3:41 PM | Matthew (Administrator)

    Evolve is currently advertising for a Radiopharmaceutical Chemist

    About the position
    The Radiopharmaceutical Chemist reports to the Senior Radiochemist. The responsibilities include taking part in research and development programs with commercial and research outcomes.
    The Radiopharmaceutical Chemist has skills in the area of synthetic chemistry and analytical measurements and separation and is heavily involved in all aspects of the synthetic chemistry section and drug synthesis laboratory with emphasis in metal complexation. This position is also heavily focused on analytical processes involving NMR, Mass Spectroscopy, HPLC, FTIR, UV and other analyses.
    As a requirement you must hold Australian Citizenship to apply for the role as this is within a Government department. Applicants may have to complete a pre-employment medical and complete a thorough security check which can take several weeks.

    Skills & experience:
    PhD in Organic/Synthetic/Medicinal Chemistry or related discipline
    Experience working within a research focused lab
    Experience in the synthesis of metal complexation, ligand development and separation chemistry
    Sound knowledge and experience with organic/analytical techniques including NMR, HPLC and mass spectrometry
    Track record of publications in chemical research will be highly regarded
    Experience with handling hazardous materials
    Experience following SOPs, OHS instructions and quality guidelines

    Link to the advert: here

  • 16 Jul 2020 11:29 PM | Matthew (Administrator)

    Queensland Radiation Health is currently advertising for a Physicist Technician. Applications close: Wednesday 05 July 2020 Ongoing | $61,952 - $86,071 per annum + super

    The role 

    Reporting to the Director, Radiation Health Unit, you will perform an integral application and registration review, quality assurance and investigations support role to assist the Radiation Health Unit in meeting compliance with the provisions of the Radiation Safety Act 1999 and other relevant legislation and regulation.

    You will:

    • Perform radiation source registration and data quality assurance checks, and rectify issues identified
    • Assess standard registration applications to acquire or relocate radiation sources, and prepare and escalate complex applications for senior staff to consider
    • Track and monitor inter-jurisdictional movements of radiation sources and generate high quality radiation health reports
    • Assist Public Health Inspectors with written notifications, data or advice to support Radiation Safety Act 1999 compliance or enforcement activities.

    Link to the advert: here.
  • 8 Jul 2020 2:00 PM | Matthew (Administrator)

    ANSTO is currently advertising for a Radiochemistry Laboratory Technician. Applications close: Sunday 21 July 2020 18 month opportunity | Full Time | $62k - $70k +15.4% super

    About the position

    The primary objective of the Radiochemistry Laboratory Technician is to support the research and operational requirements of the radiochemical laboratories and instrument laboratories that form Radioanalytical Chemistry (RAC) within Nuclear Stewardship by preparing samples and operating analytical equipment for the measurement of radioactivity in environmental samples and ensuring smooth and effective operation and maintenance of equipment and facilities.

    Duties and responsibilities

    • The Radiochemistry Laboratory Technician reports to the RAC Manager as well as respective laboratory managers.
    • Under instruction of an experienced radiochemist, assist in radiochemical separation and purification of actinides and other radionuclides to accurately quantify the activity and identify radionuclides in environmental samples for the purpose of research and site assessment.
    • Prepare high quality alpha, beta and gamma sample measurement sources under instruction of an experienced radiochemist.
    • Operate and maintain laboratory equipment such as titration equipment, analytical balances, high speed centrifuge, water purification systems, pH meters and micropipettes to ensure equipment and facilities are well maintained, and operating correctly and safely with minimal down-time.
    • Maintain and clean labware and lab facilities.
    • Practice good laboratory housekeeping, ensure laboratory cleanliness is upheld and adequate stock of chemicals and consumables is maintained.

     Skills and Experience
    • A Certificate IV with relevant experience or Diploma qualification in Science.
    • Practical experience working within a chemical or analytical laboratory environment.
    • Technical laboratory skills in chemistry or radiochemistry.
    • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and establish productive relationships.
    For further technical information relating to this position please refer to the Position Information Package or contact Sangeeth Thiruvoth on (02) 9717 3786.  For all other queries please contact the HR Shared Services Team on +61 (02) 9717 9912.
    Link to the advert: here.

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