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ANSTO - Nuclear Chemist

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Applications close: Sunday 21 June 20203 Year Term | Full Time | $83k - $94k +15.4% super

ANSTO is currently advertising for a Nuclear Chemist. Applications close: Sunday 21 June 20203 Year Term | Full Time | $83k - $94k +15.4% super

About the position
To perform research that contributes to ANSTO-NFC Projects in Nuclear Fuel and Nuclear Waste by carrying out laboratory-based experimental work, and writing reports or other forms of scientific publications. To support chemistry-related research activities in Reactor Systems on corrosion of nuclear materials by molten salts, and to contribute with high-level support for other parts of the Organisation such as Waste Operations, ANM and others. 

Duties and responsibilities
  • Conduct research on synthesis and characterisation of actinide-doped materials as potential nuclear fuels, spent fuels and wastes from future Gen 4 reactors.
  • Conduct research on characterisation of liquid waste forms for various legacy waste streams.
  • Conduct research on removing nuclear contaminants from various surfaces.
  • Conduct research on corrosion of nuclear materials by molten salts.

Skills and Experience
  • PhD in Chemistry, Physics, Materials Science, or equivalent.
  • Desirable experience in working with active materials.
  • Desirable knowledge in surface corrosion.
  • Demonstrated capacity to carry out experimental work.
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