SPECIALIST, RADIATION SAFETY, Research Compliance, Radiation Protection (8668/A2017)

Boston, Massachusetts
Jan 23, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

 <p>The Radiation Safety Specialist is responsible for conducting radiological inspections (ionizing and nonionizing), developing recommendations to correct deficiencies and completing necessary reports; calibrating radiation detection and measuring equipment; ordering, receiving, surveying and delivery of radioactive material throughout Boston University and Boston medical Center; conducting equipment and room decommissions; distribution and collection of personal dosimeters and assistance with patient therapies.</p> <p><b>Required Skills</b></p> <p>Bachelor's Degree in a scientific discipline (health physics, biology, physics, chemistry,) or Associates Degree and professional certifications NRRPT, CLSO, MLSO, CNMT, and RT and 3-5 years experience in clinical, academic or industrial settings.</p><p>Position requires ability to climb ladders to the roofs of the buildings to perform Radio-Frequency antenna testing and ability to walk for prolonged periods of time and be able to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.</p><p>The candidates must have ability to respond to emergencies on campus during off hours, including weekends and holidays as part of the on-call emergency response team.</p><p>Should have or be able to obtain the 40-hour OSHA hazardous waste operations and emergency response training.</p><p>This position requires completion of a pre-placement physical questionnaire and on-site physical and medical surveillance upon hire.</p><p>Employment is contingent on initial and continued successful background checks as determined by Boston University and applicable external agencies and meeting all applicable elements of Research Occupational Health Programs and Personnel Suitability &amp; Reliability Program (includes initial and random drug screening) throughout the period of employment.</p><p>Please note: the standards of background checks, etc. may change at any time should there be amendments to applicable laws or policies relevant to Boston University and the NEIDL.</p><p>We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.</p>