Radioprotection Engineer/Physicist

Technical Division

    Scope of work:
  • The Radioprotection Engineer/Physicist will work in the Technical Division, the Dosimetry Laboratory, and will collaborate with the radioprotection team at ELI-NP for implementing, operating and maintaining the radiation monitoring systems
  • The Radioprotection Engineer/Physicist will assimilate the necessary knowledge to carry out radiation assessment programmes for the experiments performed in the facility and will conduct studies in this respect, delivering results to be further used for developing/improving the radiation protection system and for obtaining the permits necessary to operate the experiments
  • Main Responsabilities:
    Main Tasks:
      In the Technical Division, in the Dosimetry Laboratory of the ELI-NP research infrastructure the Radioprotection Engineer/Physicist will have the following duties:
    • will operate the active ionising radiation monitoring systems used at ELI-NP
    • will take part in carrying out the procedures for the authorisation of the Dosimetry Laboratory
    • will operate the equipment for measuring and recording the doses for the occupationally exposed personnel
    • will maintain and improve the active ionising radiation monitoring systems at ELI-NP
    • will define the ionising radiation monitoring in accordance with the valid CNCAN authorisations
    • will perform radioprotection calculations for authorising the activities at ELI-NP
    • will take part in all activities for implementing the active ionising radiation monitoring systems from the ELI-NP experiments
    • will assimilate the operating procedures for the active area and personnel monitoring systems
    • will perform the area dosimetry monitoring, according to the procedures, for the ELI-NP experimental areas, both before and after operating the experiments
    • will optimise the functioning of the active ionising radiation systems throughout their operation, with a view to improving equipment reliability, protection, and ease of use
    • will ensure the maintenance and smooth operation of the radiation monitoring equipment
    • will propose procedures for radiation monitoring in the experimental areas, depending on the experiments conducted within the facility
    • will create the technical documentations for obtaining the permits necessary for operation in accordance with the legislation in force
    • will calculate the derived limits of emission of radioactive gas effluents resulting from ELI-NP operation
    • will cooperate on a permanent basis with the radioprotection service from IFIN-HH to make sure that the derived limit of annual emission of gas and liquid effluents on the IFIN-HH/ELI-NP site, imposed by CNCAN, is not exceeded
    • will draw up the environmental radioactivity monitoring programme on the ELI-NP site and will submit it to CNCAN for approval
    • will implement the ELI-NP site radioactivity monitoring programme and will write the reports requested by CNCAN
    • will perform radioprotection calculations to define the shielding and to estimate the radiation doses for the experiments within the facility
    • will make sure that the radiation monitoring systems implemented operate smoothly
    Professional background:
    • Specialised training: bachelor's degree in engineering, physics or technological physics
    • Advanced knowledge of computer operation and text editing programmes, basic knowledge of programming media for radioprotection calculations
    • Ability to set priorities and plan tasks with results in mind
    • Ability to adapt quickly and resourcefully to shifting priorities and requirements
    • Fluent in English
    • Proven teamwork experience and efficient communication and collaboration skills
    Working arrangements/Conditions of employment:
    • Full time position, based in Bucharest - Magurele, Romania .
    • Included: private medical coverage, paid annual leave.
    • Motivating salary, at European level, based on qualifications and experience.
    • The candidate should be available to travel abroad for scientific collaboration at various research infrastructures, for part of their time.
    The applications shall be accompanied by the documents requested in the Rules of Selection for this position.
    The applications shall be sent to the Human Resources Department at