Health Physicist
Niowave
Lansing, MI

About $40,000 - $54,000 a year

EducationSkills
Description: The ideal candidate will provide a combination of radiation safety and license compliance support while conducting hands on isotope production experiments by fully integrating themselves into Niowave’s isotope production program. You will be working side by side with a team of radiochemists, physicists, and engineers to produce, extract, and characterize radioisotopes. The candidate must have strong written and verbal communication skills as well as the knowledge and ability to clearly communicate risk and regulatory compliance to a diverse group of employees.

Job Duties Include:
  • Target fabrication, irradiation, and isotope extraction
  • Handling of sealed and unsealed radioactive sources
  • Radiological contamination surveys
  • α and γ spectroscopy and analysis
Desired Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD in Health Physics or related field
  • Hands on experience performing laboratory research and physical experimentation
  • Knowledge of radiation interactions with matter, radiation dosimetry, and spectroscopy
  • Able to detect, identify, and quantify unknown sources of ionizing radiation
  • Familiarity with best practices for chemical hygiene and radiochemical hazards
  • Understanding of NRC regulations as well as State of Michigan (or similar) rules for machine produced radiation