Round trip airfare to Vienna or the relevant duty station (for non-local recruits)
Allowance for miscellaneous expenses
Monthly stipend to cover basic subsistence costs
Cost-free medical insurance (if needed)
Position ID: NS202401-P0
Position and Grade: Internship - Improving Knowledge on Radiation Protection in Medicine
Organizational Unit: Radiation Protection of Patients Unit Radiation Safety and Monitoring Section Division of Radiation, Transport and Waste Safety Department of Nuclear Safety and Security
Duty Station: Vienna, Austria
Duration of Appointment/Start: 1 year, September 2024
The main purpose of the internship is to provide support in the area of radiation protection of patients and medical staff, and in this way to develop own skills and abilities. To develop competences in the field of radiation protection for the medical use of ionizing radiation and learn how to implement the radiation protection principles, as well as to understand the importance of teamwork as a strategy to strengthen the radiation protection safety culture in a medical imaging and radiotherapy department. The scope of the work will include development of online surveys, analysis of collected data and preparation of reports and scientific publications. The intern should also develop tools for improving knowledge and awareness among medical professionals, patients and public, such as posters, leaflets, videos and e-learning materials.
Tasks / Key Results
Support in the development of new tools for education and training and for improving knowledge and awareness in radiation protection in medicine available to Member States;
Assist with development of new e-learning material on specialized topics pertaining to radiation protection in medical uses of radiation;
Contribute to analysis of medical radiation protection data to support drafting of reports and scientific papers for publication.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of types of ionizing radiation, radiation interaction and biological effects (Required)
Skills in using software for statistical analyses, publications and presentations (Asset)
Knowledge of medical uses of ionizing radiation (Asset)
Qualifications and Experience
Area of studies: Medical Physics, Physics, or other relevant field;
Experience in the compilation, processing and reporting of information;
Experience working with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
Excellent written and spoken English essential; fluency in any other IAEA official language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish) an asset.
Candidates must be a minimum of 20 years of age and have completed at least three years of full-time studies at a university or equivalent institution towards the completion of a first degree.
Candidates may apply up to one year after the completion of a bachelor's, master's or doctorate degree.
Candidates must not have previously participated in the IAEA's internship programme.
Excellent written and spoken English essential; fluency in any other IAEA official language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian) an asset.
Candidates must attach two signed letters of recommendation to their application.
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