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The Australasian Radiation Protection Society Inc (ARPS) is a professional society of members engaged in one or more aspects of radiation protection.

ARPS is an Associate Society of the International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA).

ARPS publishes a quarterly journal, Radiation Protection in Australasia, and a quarterly Newsletter for its members. 
   
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Public Announcements

Senior Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physics Specialist - Nuclear Medi…

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Senior Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physics Specialist – Nuclear Medicine
REQ 36115
 
Permanent Full time
The Senior Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physicist (Senior DIMP) is responsible for fulfilling all of the duties of the Radiation Protection Officer for the Central Coast Local Health District (CCLHD) as per the Radiation Management Plan. The Senior DIMP will manage medical physics related activities in Nuclear Medicine and Diagnostic Imaging and has a leading role in research and development of new techniques and technologies, the education and training of patients, staff and the general public, and ensuring the highest possible standards are achieved in the duties in which they are involved.
 
With a rapidly growing population we offer a comprehensive range of services from acute care at Gosford and Wyong hospitals to sub-acute and community based services. We encourage a workforce that is innovative, eager to acquire knowledge and enhance skills and compassionate in caring for our community. As part of our team we will support you and help you develop your career with us.
 
We invite you to come and be a part of our community. The Central Coast is renowned for its natural beauty. From the bush to the beach there is plenty to do – swimming, surfing, diving, golf, restaurants, cafes, bush walks, sporting clubs and activities for the kids and great shopping – and all in a friendly and relaxed environment.
 
To hear from our team what it’s like to work with us, you can read their stories on our Instagram account. http://instagram.com/careersatcclhd
 
Also please connect with us on LinkedIn to stay up to date with career opportunities.
 
Need more information?
1) Click here for the Position Description
2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Chris Lee on 4320 9830 or via email Christopher.Lee@health.nsw.gov.au
 
Please be aware that the Selection Criteria for this position has changed. Applicants only need to be on the ACPSEM Register of Qualified Medical Physics Specialists (you do not need ACPSEM Certification). Those not on the register may still apply, with the expectation that ongoing employment will be subject to joining the Register.
 
Applications Close: Sunday 22nd April 2018
 

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Public Consultation

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Please find below a link to the public consultation draft for the Code for Radiation Protection in Medical Exposure (Radiation Protection Series C-5).

We are seeking the views of the public and particularly those in the medical radiation community to assist us in finalising this document.
 
Comments close on 25 May 2018.
 
Please use the web page portal to submit your comments
 
https://www.arpansa.gov.au/code-radiation-protection-medical-exposure-rps-c-5
 

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ARPANSA Science Officer - Radiation Measurement

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ARPANSA has a vacancy for a Science Officer – Radiation Measurement in their Radiation Health Services.  Further information about the position and the application process will be available on the ARPANSA website on Tuesday 28 November 2017 when the role is advertised https://www.arpansa.gov.au/about-us/careers

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ARPANSA RHSAC call for nominations

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The Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council (the Council) is currently calling for nominees to nine part-time Member positions.
 
The Council is established under the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998 as an advisory body to the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA).
 
The role of the Council is to identify emerging issues relating to radiation protection and nuclear safety, including matters of major concern to the community, and to advise the CEO of the ARPANSA on those matters.
 
Members of the Council are part-time appointments for a period of up to three years, made by the Assistant Minister for Health in consultation with the CEO of ARPANSA. Members are expected to attend three meetings each year, with each meeting taking between 1.5 to 2 days. Members receive sitting fees, as determined by the Remuneration Tribunal.
 
The terms of the nine expiring Member positions end on 31 March 2018. The Council is looking to maintain a diverse membership to achieve the statutory responsibilities of the Council.
 
Further details on the call for nominations is available at: www.arpansa.gov.au/about-us/advisory-council-and-committees/radiation-health-and-safety-advisory-council.
 
The closing date for applications is Tuesday 31 October 2017.
 

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[VIC, Job Vacancy] ARPANSA, Science Officer

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Position number: 
13272
Role: 
Science Officer
Location: 
Yallambie VIC
Branch: 
Radiation Health Services
Section: 
Assessment and Advice
Closing Date: 
Sunday 3 September 2017
Term: 
Ongoing full time
Salary Package: 
$72,596 - $89,800 + 15.4% employer super


Duties

In this role, you will perform a range of complex scientific tasks, including environmental dispersion modelling and dose calculations, to estimate risk and potential health impacts to the public, workers and the environment from exposure to ionising radiation. You will work closely with other staff within the Assessment and Advice Section, and liaise with internal and external stakeholders, to ensure that advice provided is based on the latest scientific knowledge and national and international experience.

More info: https://www.arpansa.gov.au/about-us/careers

 

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[Public Lecture] Dr Dariusz Leszcynski - Global Expansion of the Wi…

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Global Expansion of the Wireless: The 5G dive into the great unknown

In case you can't make it to the ARPS 2017 conference, Dr Dariusz Leszczynski (NIR keynote speaker at Wollongong ARPS) will be talking in Brisbane at Griffith University, Thursday 17 August 2017 at 6:00pm.

See further details in the attached flyer.

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[Job Vacancy] Research Scientist position at Supervising Scientist

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The Supervising Scientist is currently advertising for a research scientist with expertise in radioecology and radiation protection. Please use the following link to access the job description and how to apply:

http://environment.gov.au/about-us/employment/current-vacancies

Closing date for applications is 9 August.
 

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RHC & NSC Committee positions

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The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) is advertising a number of Member positions on the Radiation Health Committee (RHC) and Nuclear Safety Committees (NSC). The committees, established under the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998, provide advice to the CEO of ARPANSA on a range of radiation protection or nuclear safety matters.
 
Commencing January 2018, RHC and NSC Committee memberships are part-time appointments for a period of up to three years. Members are expected to attend three meetings each year in either Melbourne or Sydney.
 
Further information on the available positions and the process for nomination can be found in the attached documents or on the ARPANSA website (https://www.arpansa.gov.au/about-us/advisory-council-and-committees). Please note the closing date for applications is Thursday 31 August 2017.

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Job vacancy: Radiation Scientist

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This role delivers traceable calibrations for radiotherapy facilities and other users of radiation measurements at the highest level of accuracy. You will participate in the implementation of reference beams and the maintenance of Australian standards of kerma and absorbed dose. You will also contribute to experimental work and theoretical modelling using your critical data analyses and expertise in radiation physics and quality assurance methods.  Please see attached job description for further details. 

Opening date: Monday 17 July 2017
Closing date: Sunday 30 July 2017
 
Further information about the position and the application process will be available on the ARPANSA website on Monday 17 July 2017 when the role is advertised https://www.arpansa.gov.au/about-us/careers

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IAEA URAM-2018

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URAM-2018 symposium in Vienna, Austria

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Hundreds of participants have attended the IAEA URAM series of events in 2005, 2009 and 2014, and now this globally important uranium production cycle meeting will be held again. On 25-29 June 2018 the International Symposium on Uranium Raw Material for Nuclear Fuel Cycle: Exploration, Mining, Production, Supply and Demand, Economics and Environmental Issues will be held in Vienna, Austria.

Further details will become available later at http://www-pub.iaea.org/iaeameetings/56050/International-Symposium-on-Uranium-Raw-Material-for-Nuclear-Fuel-Cycle-Exploration-Mining-Production-Supply-and-Demand-Economics-and-Environmental-IssuesURAM-2018

Abstracts and most presentations from the URAM-2014 event can be downloaded for free from http://www-pub.iaea.org/iaeameetings/46085/URAM-2014

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