We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic radiochemist to join a team of research scientists and educators. This position is anticipated within the nuclear chemistry program in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York. The Wadsworth Center is a large public-health research organization serving New York State government. The Wadsworth Center hosts a full service radiochemistry laboratory and a state-of-the-art ionizing radiation measurement laboratory for protecting the population from exposure to dangerous levels of radiation, and to respond to radiological emergencies. An expansion of applied radiochemistry research is expected within the nuclear chemistry program. More details about nuclear chemistry at the Wadsworth Center can be found at:
Qualified candidates must possess a Doctorate degree in nuclear/radiochemistry and at least 1 year of professional experience as evidenced by conducting radiochemistry research, peer-reviewed publications, teaching, and other accomplishments. Technical expertise is required in radiochemical separation and purification of fission products, actinides, natural radionuclides, and radionuclides of environmental concern. In addition, experience in radio-bioassay is desirable. The successful candidate will perform as part of the radiochemistry team in fulfilling their public health responsibilities and develop an active research program in radiochemistry as well as collaborate with other research scientists. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required, including the ability to write manuscripts and technical reports, as well as communicating results at public appearances. Efforts to obtain external funding are expected. The successful candidate may be eligible for an academic appointment with the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, within the School of Public Health at the University at Albany, and may assist with teaching graduate level courses and mentoring doctoral students.
The appointment is contingent upon position approval and is open to individuals eligible to work in the U.S. The level of appointment is dependent upon qualifications, prior experience and accomplishments. A generous fringe benefits package is also included. Candidates should submit a letter of application describing their proposed research plans and their interest in a public health environmental radiochemistry laboratory, a current curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least three professional references to: Patricia Carola, Biggs Lab Administration, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, P.O. Box 509, Albany, NY 12201-0509; email@example.com. AA/EOE