The Office of Research Radiation Safety Office is seeking a Health & Safety Professional II to join their team. This position encompasses all aspects of the university's radiation control and safety program which includes research and clinical use of radioactive material and radiation generating equipment.
Stay up to date on of all relevant regulations and rules
Monitor for safety and compliance
Promote best practices and risk mitigation strategies
Develop and provide training to University staff and external customers
Monitor and inspect equipment, laboratories, clinical areas and relevant construction areas
Facilitate the procurement and receipt of radioactive materials, and its tracking (inventory) and disposal (waste management)
Support the Radiation Safety Committee and its review of radiation safety protocols
Perform other duties based on departmental need
Bachelor’s degree with three (3) years’ experience –OR- Associates degree with five (5) years’ experience-OR- seven (7) years’ experience. Degree must be in industrial hygiene, a physical science, chemistry, or biology. Experience must be in basic or clinical research, health physics, or compliance. Within 3 months of hire must obtain and maintain “trustworthy and reliable status” as outlined by the Ohio Department of Health.
Have a strong background in health physics and be able to perform annual diagnostic image equipment physics tests for radiation generating equipment; be well versed in federal and state regulations as they relate to radioactivity; and have expertise that directly relates to managing a radiation control and safety program (receipt, monitoring, waste management, inventory, radiation generating equipment, etc.).
An attractive compensation package, including base salary and excellent benefits (e.g., retirement, medical/dental, tuition remission);
An outstanding professional opportunity to work with highly talented and committed colleagues and contribute to the growth of a world-class organization and fulfillment of the overall mission of the institution;
Growth potential within the university.
The University of Cincinnati is a premier, public, urban research university, ranked as one of America's top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News ranked UC in the Top Tier of American's Best Colleges. The Chronicle of Higher Education calls UC a "research heavyweight". Forbes, Delta Sky and Travel + Leisure magazines have named UC one of the most beautiful campuses. #HottestCollegeInAmerica
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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