Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) invites applications for a Researcher/Scientist position in Analytical chemistry/Radiochemistry-Speciation of trace elements and radionuclides. The position is funded by CERAD CoE
Duration: 1 year position; with possible extension
Tasks and Responsibilities:
- Characterize radioactive particles with respect to composition, particle size distribution, structure and oxidation state of the carrying matrices, using 2D and 3D techniques
- Link the particle characteristics to specific sources
- Link particle characteristics to weathering rates utilizing defined extracting agents
- Utilize separation techniques for quantifying exotic radionuclides such as transuranics.
- Applicants must have obtained PhD degree or equivalent qualifications in Radioecology, Nuclear Chemistry, Nuclear Physics, Material Sciences.
- Applicant must have experience in working with ionizing radiation or radionuclides as well as with solid state speciation techniques (SEM, synchrotron- radiation based techniques, X-ray).
- Applicant must possess good knowledge of the English language (both written and oral).
- Applicant must demonstrate good communication skills, both related to research and presentations in general.
- Competence with respect to ionizing radiation or radionuclides
- Experience with advanced technologies (X-ray or synchrotron radiation based techniques)
- Competence with respect to radiochemical separations
- Apply online or printed material which cannot be sent electronically should be sent by surface mail. Applications must include (electronically):
- Letter of intent
- Complete publication list
- Copies of degree certificates
- Transcripts of academic records (all certified)
- 2 references with phone numbers and e-mail addresses.
Address for surface mail:
Norwegian University of Life Sciences,
Department of Environmental Science,
P.O. Box 5003, NO-1432 Ås
|Organization||Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)|
|Subject areas||Radioecology, Nuclear Chemistry, Nuclear Physics, Material Sciences|
|Eligibility||PhD in relevant subject|
|Deadline||September 22, 2017|
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