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Radioisotope Production Engineer – Reactor Physics Focus

Reactor Engineer Job Application Flyer

Radioisotope Production Engineer -Radiochemistry Focus

Radiochemistry Job Application Flyer

Sandia Nuclear Facility Operations Manager

Sandia National Laboratories is looking for a Nuclear Facility Operations Manager in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Applicants may view the posting by going to and clicking on “view all jobs.”  The posting can be searched under the ID number (667651) or by searching under “nuclear reactor.”

You can learn more about the two reactor facilities that Sandia National Laboratory operates by going to these links:

The Sandia Pulse Reactor Facility – Critical Experiments


Annular Core Research Reactor


PSU Associate Director of Irradiation
Description. The Penn State Breazeale Reactor (PSBR), Radiation Science and Engineering Center (RSEC) invite applications for the position of Associate Director for Irradiation Services and Research (ADISER).
MITR - Senior Reactor Operator
SENIOR REACTOR OPERATORNuclear Reactor Laboratory, to perform reactor startups and shutdowns; provide control room coverage; perform diagnostic tests, calibrations, refueling operations, and decontamination procedures; prepare samples for irradiation; package and ship radioactive samples; and perform safety reviews and analyses of reactor system modifications and experiments. Will train to become a shift supervisor to oversee the duties listed above and other routine reactor operations and assist with various special reactor and experimental projects; follow good industrial safety practices and embrace a safety culture; adhere to all radiation protection measures and exercise sound radiological control judgment while working in areas containing radioactive materials; and participate in the annual requalification program for licensed personnel.

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University of Maryland - Health Physicist
This position serves as a Health Physicist within the University’s Radiation Safety Program and reports to the Manager of Radiation Safety­-Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) within the Department of Environmental Safety, Sustainability and Risk (ESSR). The position supports the Radiation Safety Program and uses technical discretion in the development, implementation and evaluation of policies, plans, guidance and procedures that support regulatory compliance within the licensed operations at the College Park campus and satellite sites in order to protect personnel from radiation hazards. Using sound technical judgement, defined guidance and licensed procedures, the Health Physicist will work under general direction to ensure that licensed materials are procured, used, stored, transported and disposed in a safe, secured and legal manner. The Health Physicist will be responsible for the procurement, maintenance, inventory and calibration of a wide variety of radiation detection equipment. Furthermore, the Health Physicist will interpret applicable regulations, assist in compliance and provide recommendations, based on radiation safety principals and professional practices, in order to protect public health and safety. Finally, the Health Physicist will assist in the preparation of dose estimates, investigate radiation doses that exceed State Regulations and support the overall program to ensure that radiation exposures are maintained As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA).

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Radiochemistry/Nuclear Scientist

the University of California, Irvine

The Department of Chemistry at the University of California, Irvine invites applications
from outstanding individuals for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level
in the broad field of Nuclear Chemistry and/or Radiochemistry. Candidates must have
a PhD in Chemistry or a related field; postdoctoral experience is desirable. The position
requires the establishment of a vigorous research program involving any aspect of
Nuclear Chemistry or Radiochemistry, development of ideas for utilization of the
department’s nuclear reactor facility, and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching
areas of general chemistry and radiochemistry at both the undergraduate and graduate
levels. Applications must be submitted electronically via the Internet at Applicants should upload a cover letter, a
curriculum vita (including a publication list), a concise statement of proposed research
and a teaching statement. A separate statement that addresses past and/or potential
contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion should also be included in the application
materials. At least three letters of recommendation are required. Applications and
supporting materials should be received by September 30, 2018 for full consideration.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected
categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.


QA - Fuel Inspector


Resident quality program technical authority at BWXT in Lynchburg, VA.; representing the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) procurement and program management interests and objectives in support of the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) and the University Reactor Fuel Programs.  Performs source surveillance/verification of the fabrication of research reactor fuel elements, assuring manufacturing processes are in accordance with, and meet approved requirements. Reviews supplier generated fabrication records, inspection reports, and test documentation. Witnesses radiography and ultrasonic testing, visual and dimensional inspections and reviews documented results. Assists in the technical reviews of procurement document changes and contractually required submittals. Evaluates supplier generated non-conformance reports and corrective actions dispositions and provides concurrence. Perform and report trending and non-conformance issues to INL Quality and Fuel programs.

Works independently with little oversight. Exercises considerable latitude in approaches to assignment completion. Plans, schedules, and arranges own activities in accomplishing assigned objectives. Conducts assessments, surveillances, and investigations to verify conformance and to provide oversight of manufacturing processes.

BS and 5 yrs or a MS and 3 yrs. of engineering, and or Quality Assurance,  and or inspection experience.

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MURR – Health Physics & Safety – Posted 17 May 2018

Oregon State University Radiation Center – Assistant Director/Reactor Administrator

The Oregon State University Radiation Center invites applications for a full‐time (1.0 FTE), 12‐ month,
Assistant Director/Reactor Administrator. Job duties, qualifications, and application process can be
found by visiting ( Closing date is May 15, 2018. OSU
commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members
of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans,
LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a
diverse and inclusive community.

SHINE Medical Technologies – Multiple Offerings

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