The University of Missouri has an immediate opening for a Health Physicist at the Research Reactor (MURR(r)). MURR(r) is a multidisciplinary center with the three-fold mission of promoting research in the sciences and engineering, providing educational and training opportunities for students, and providing irradiation and isotope production services. MURR's irradiation and isotope production services include the weekly processing and shipping of a variety of radioisotopes and radiochemicals ranging from FDA-approved radiopharmaceuticals to radioisotopes for industry and emerging technologies.
This position will:
Primarily support the manufacture of emerging radiochemical production that will be used in medicine to treat and diagnose cancers and other diseases.
Work closely with the Health Physics and Safety team and focus on all aspects of various projects.
Focus on safe use, storage, and disposal of radioactive material and effluents.
Perform a variety of functions throughout the facility in support of research, education, and reactor operations.
Duties and responsibilities
Radioactive Effluent Coordination and Support
Provide support to the Special Project Health Physicist
Write and review Health Physics Procedures
Provide Support to Health Physics Technicians
Understand, monitor, and support MURR(r) facility requirements in regards to the NRC license
Oversee facility radiation monitor support
Assist with the planning and implementing improvements to the oversight of facility projects and maintenance activities
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Possesses expanded conceptual knowledge of the Science & Environmental Health function and broadens capabilities
Understands key functional drivers and uses this understanding to accomplish/complete Science & Environmental Health projects/initiatives
Ability to apply health physics principles to the operational demands of a research and development organization
Knowledge of shielding design techniques, methods for contamination control, and ALARA principles
$55,000 - $80,000
GGS Grade: 10
Univeristy Title: Health Physicist
Internal applicants can determine their university title by accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR.
M-F 8-5, any variance in schedule to be discussed at interview
Bachelor's degree in related/ relevant area and at least 3 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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