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Consultant - Radiation Oncology Education

Vienna (Austria)

  • Organization: IAEA - International Atomic Energy Agency
  • Location: Vienna (Austria)
  • Grade: International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Nuclear Technology
    • Technology, Electronics and Mechanics
    • Biology and Chemistry
    • Education, Learning and Training
    • Sexual and reproductive health
    • Public Health and Health Service
  • Closing Date: 2021-06-18

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Organizational Setting


The Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications implements the IAEA's Major Programme 2, "Nuclear Techniques for Development and Environmental Protection". This Major Programme comprises individual programmes on food and agriculture, human health, water resources, environment and radiation technologies. These programmes are supported by laboratories in Seibersdorf, Monaco and Vienna. The Major Programme's objective is to enhance the capacity of Member States to meet basic human needs and to assess and manage the marine and terrestrial environments through the use of nuclear and isotopic techniques in sustainable development programmes.

The Division of Human Health is organized into four Sections whose objectives are to enhance the capabilities of Member States to address needs related to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of health problems through the development and application of nuclear techniques within a framework of quality assurance.

The Applied Radiation Biology and Radiotherapy Section's primary objective is to enhance Member States' capabilities to establish sound policies concerning radiotherapy and cancer treatment, and to ensure the effective and efficient utilization of current and future advanced cancer radiotherapy treatment technologies.


Main Purpose


As a consultant in the Applied Radiation Biology and Radiotherapy Section (ARBR), the Radiation Oncologist contributes specialized technical knowledge and experience to facilitate development and review of radiation oncology and clinical radiobiology educational materials. The incumbent will provide expert professional advice pertaining to the development of key radiation oncology and clinical radiobiology educational materials. The incumbent will also assist in the review of radiation oncology education activities in the Section.


Functions / Key Results Expected


The Subscriber shall, in collaboration with the relevant officers in the section\: 

  • Develop and review education and training material pertaining to clinical radiation oncology procedures;  
  • Transform material from IAEA radiation oncology / clinical radiation biology training events into self-paced e-learning courses, including self-assessments; 
  • Compile and record training courses, workshops and educational events conducted at the Agency; 
  • Upload relevant radiation oncology educational material on the Human Health Campus and other platforms as appropriate (CLP4NET, CeLP); 
  • Develop and review radiation oncology education and training material based on Agency guidance, and using equipment in the Dosimetry Laboratory as relevant (linac, HDR brachytherapy and treatment planning); 
  • Obtain copyright permissions and relevant citations for all educational content; 
  • Review, test, update and validate ARBR education data and documentation. 


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Clinical and Radiation Oncology



Qualifications and Experience

  • Advanced degree in Radiation Oncology (Board Certified).
  • Minimum of five years of hospital-based experience in radiation oncology.
  • Experience in developing and reviewing educational material for radiation oncology.
  • Experience with education and training of radiation oncology residents.
  • Experience with both conventional and advanced radiotherapy techniques.
  • Working experience with Moodle and major Radiotherapy Treatment Planning Systems.
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English is essential. Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (i.e. Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) an advantage.



The remuneration for this consultancy is a daily fee of up to a maximum of € 400, based on qualifications and experience. In case duty travel is required within the assignment, a daily subsistence allowance (DSA) and travel costs are provided. Health coverage and pension fund are the responsibility of the incumbent.



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