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Radiation Specialist / Physicist for the Hevesy Laboratory
DTU Health Tech
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Wednesday 05 Jan 22
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Applications are invited for a position as radiation protection physicist at
the Hevesy Laboratory of DTU Health Tech.
The Hevesy Laboratory is the radiopharmaceutical unit of DTU, combining
cutting-edge radionuclide research with production of radionuclides and
radiopharmaceuticals. Because of expansions in our production capacity and
because of our involvement in the European radionuclide supply network known
as “ PRISMAP” we must expand our staff of physicists and radiation protection
specialists. We are looking for a person that can assist us within the areas
of radiation safety, safe transport of radioactive materials and radionuclide
production. We are presently expanding our lab with another cyclotron and new
targetry. At the same time we are getting into closer collaboration with other
radionuclide groups, including research reactors.
Your main responsibilities will be:
Radiation physics and radiation protection in collaboration with the other
safety coordinator and the radiation safety expert. This will include
aspects of internal and external dosimetry.
Radionuclide production development, including both theoretical support
and practical setup.
Development of software tools to help is with the radionuclide stock and
the radioactive waste inventory.
Participation in larger research projects, focused on radionuclide
Calibration and check-up of our radiometric tools.
The successful candidate will have:
An academic degree in physics or biomedical engineering.
Practical experience with radiation protection oversight.
Knowledge of relevant Danish and international rules and legislation in
the radiation safety area.
Command of English and Danish as working languages, both spoken and
For the first period, a successful candidate will be working under the
direction of Professor and Radiation Safety Expert Mikael Jensen at the Hevesy
Laboratory, but will also involve tasks referring to our Operations Group at
About the Laboratory
The Hevesy Laboratory is the radiochemical and radiopharmaceutical division
within the Institute of Health Technology at DTU (Technical University of
Denmark). The lab is situated at the Risø campus near Roskilde, Denmark and
has about 25 employees. We have one (and soon two) 16.5 MeV cyclotrons
equipped with beam lines. The laboratory has chemistry and biology research
laboratories and clean rooms, which feature state-of-the-art equipment for
working with radionuclides. In addition, our in-house GMP team produces
radiopharmaceuticals for diagnostics and therapy, which are delivered to local
hospitals as well as external collaborators.
Salary and appointment terms
The position is defined as technical academic position (“Development
Engineer”). The appointment will be under the collective agreement with the
Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance is to be
agreed with the relevant union. The position is full-time and permanent.
Application and contact
Please submit your online application no later than 19 January 2022 (Danish
time). Open the “Apply online” link, fill out the form and attach the
following documents (all in English, as a combined pdf file):
Motivated application/cover letter (max 1 page)
Degree certificates (if not yet completed, a statement from the
university or supervisor(s) may suffice)
List of publications, if relevant, including a brief description of how
Copy of your academic grade transcripts (MSc and BSc degrees), including
an official description of how to convert the grades to the European Union
(ECTS) or United States (ABC) grading systems
If you would like additional information about the position, please contact
Professor Mikael Jensen on firstname.lastname@example.org, +45 2625 5890.
Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability,
religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.
DTU Health Tech engages in research, education, and innovation base on
technical and natural science for the healthcare sector. The Healthcare sector
is a globally expanding market with demands for the most advanced
technological solutions. DTU Health Tech creates the foundation for companies
to develop new and innovative services and products which benefit people and
create value for society. DTU Health Techs expertise spans from imaging and
biosensor techniques, across digital health and biological modelling, to
biopharma technologies. The department has a scientific staff of about 210
persons, 130 PhD students and a technical/administrative support staff of
about 160 persons, of which a large majority contributes to our research
infrastructure and related commercial activities.
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global challenges formulated in the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
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create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision
lives on today. DTU has 12,900 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an
international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working
environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we
collaborate with the best universities around the world.