As a member of a team led by the Section Head, the Medical Physicist (Imaging)contributes specialized technical input to the formulation and implementation of projects in medical physics related to diagnostic radiology imaging, quality assurance, optimization and dosimetry. He/she assists Member States to establish quality assurance programmes in medical physics in X-ray diagnostic radiology.
The Medical Physicist (Imaging) is: (1) a project/technical officer, managing multiple research and technical co-operation projects; (2) a scientific secretary, preparing reports and presentations as well as organize and host various meetings annually; (3) a technical trainer, participating in the design, implementation and delivery of education and training of fellows, consultants and others, in own and member countries' laboratories and institutions, and; (4) an x-ray dosimetry officer, contributing to the development of diagnostic radiology dosimetry at the IAEA Dosimetry Laboratory.
The incumbent may perform his/her work in areas involving exposure to radioactive materials. Therefore, as an Occupationally Exposed Worker, he/she must be medically cleared by VIC Medical Service and is subject to an appropriate radiation and health monitoring programme, in accordance with the IAEA's Radiation Safety Regulations.