Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume): Bachelor's Degree. Three years of full time experience developing and implementing radiation safety program requirements. Must have, keep and maintain the appropriate valid NYS Driver's License; have a motor vehicle record which is free from major violations or a pattern of repeat violations (***Out-of-State Applicants, see "Special Notes"). Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor of Science Degree in a Physical, Environmental or Biological Science discipline. Four or more years of full time experience developing and implementing radiation safety program requirements. Experience with the implementation of a radiation safety program in a Higher Education or a research institution. Experience and training in operational laser safety, RF, analytic X-ray, and/or NMR safety. NRRPT or equivalent HP accreditation. BLSO accreditation. Brief Description of Duties: The Radiation Safety Associate will support research activities and ensure safety and compliance with the requirements of the University's NYS Radiation Broad Scope License, federal and state regulations, and policies and procedures of Stony Brook University and Stony Brook Medicine. This position will review research protocols, conduct assessments and surveys, and perform inspections and monitoring for activities involving the use of radioactive materials (sources) and radiation producing devices. The position will also develop and implement policies, procedures, training programs, and other guidance documents to support the broad scope radiation safety program, including but not limited to the following areas: Laser Safety, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR), Human Research Subject, X-Ray Diffraction, RF and EMf (non-ionizing radiation), and Radiation Dosimetry Program. Strong analytical and computer skills are needed for this position, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills. The selected candidate will be responsible for the following duties: Review research protocols, conduct assessments and surveys, and perform inspections and monitoring for activities involving the use of radioactive materials (sources) and radiation producing devices of all radiation-use areas. Maintain necessary records. Maintain compliance records to ensure seamless record keeping with regard to surveys, permits, etc. Conduct safety audits and recommend corrective actions. Follow-up on corrective action plans. Perform other tasks as directed by RSO. Maintain University Radiation Dosimetry program. Ensure timely badge returns, ALARA investigations, assign badges as per 10 CFR 20 requirements. Perform dose assessments to ascertain badging needs in all University areas. Perform audits and maintain compliance with human radiation research program as per 21 CFR 361 and 10 CFR 35 regulations. Report deviations of protocol to IRB and URPC. Ensure protocol deviations and human subject safety. Implement and maintain the academic Laser Safety program in accordance with ANZI standards and NYSDOL regulations. Review engineering and administrative controls for all areas with class 3b and class 4 laser systems. Perform audits and make corrective actions as necessary to maintain safety conditions in laser laboratories. Assist with the development, and maintenance of X-Ray Diffraction, RF and EMF radiation safety program. Conduct safety audits and recommend corrective actions. Follow-up on corrective action plans. Develop and strengthen Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) safety program. Coordinate with other safety professionals to ensure safety use of all NMR units used on the research campus. Conduct safety audits and recommend corrective actions. Follow-up on corrective action plans. Assist with the development, maintenance, and implementation of policies, procedures, training programs, and other guidance documents to support the broad scope radiation safety program. Provide radiation safety in-service training for a wide spectrum of audie
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