International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Expert/Lecturer Technical Cooperation Programme
( PIP-TC20141224-001 )
Organization: TC-Department of Technical Cooperation
Primary Location: Field (i.e. outside regular IAEA duty station)
Job Posting: 2014-12-22, 3:02:31 PM
The Department of Technical Cooperation (TC) consists of the Office of the Deputy Director General, four regional Divisions (Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Europe and Latin America), the Division of Programme Support and Coordination (TCPC) and the Division of the Programme of Action for Cancer Therapy (PACT). It provides strategic direction for the IAEA’s technical cooperation programme, and is responsible (in close collaboration with Member States) for the planning, formulation, implementation and monitoring of the programme, in line with the IAEA Medium Term Strategy.
The IAEA technical cooperation (TC) programme is the main mechanism through which the IAEA delivers services to its Member States. Through the programme, the IAEA helps Member States to build, strengthen and maintain capacities in the safe, peaceful and secure use of nuclear technology in support of sustainable socioeconomic development. TC projects provide expertise in fields where nuclear techniques offer advantages over other approaches, or where nuclear techniques can usefully supplement conventional means.
Under the supervision of the Programme Management Officer and the Technical Officer of TC projects, TC experts provide specialized on-the-job training, assist project counterparts in developing technical analyses and offer recommendations towards achieving TC project objectives. TC experts may also participate in training courses as lecturers that transfer technical knowledge and skills to training course participants, providing lectures, exercises etc.
Qualified experts worldwide who are available for short-term and/or temporary assignments are invited to register and create their Candidate Profile.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Candidates must have expertise in at least one of the following areas:
- Industrial applications/radiation technology
- Safety and security
- Health and nutrition
- Food and agriculture
- Water and the environment
- Nuclear knowledge development and management
Education, Experience and Language Skills
Candidates must have a university degree and be fluent in at least one of the IAEA’s working languages (English, French and Spanish); working knowledge of the other UN official languages (Arabic, Chinese, and/or Russian) is an asset.
The remuneration for expert assignments depends on the assignment and the expert’s qualifications and ranges between �300 and �480 per day.
Further details on the duration, duty station, organizational context and qualification requirements may and will be provided to one or more preselected experts/lecturers for a specific assignment at the discretion of IAEA responsible staff
Applications from qualified women and candidates from developing countries are encouraged
Applicants should be aware that IAEA staff members are international civil servants and may not accept instructions from any other authority. The IAEA is committed to applying the highest ethical standards in carrying out its mandate. As part of the United Nations common system, the IAEA subscribes to the following core ethical standards (or values): Integrity, Professionalism and Respect for diversity. Staff members may be assigned to any location. The IAEA retains the discretion not to make any appointment to this vacancy, to make an appointment at a lower grade or with a different contract type, or to make an appointment with a modified job description or for shorter duration than indicated above. Testing may be part of the recruitment process.