Avis de recrutement : Agence Internationale de l’Energie Atomique (AIEA) recrute un.e Hydrologue spécialiste des isotopes en Australie.







Main Purpose

As a member of a team led by the Section Head, the Isotope Hydrologist contributes to a results-oriented programmatic response to Member States’ priorities in the application of nuclear technologies to meet their development goals related to water resources.


The Isotope Hydrologist is: (1) a technical specialist, providing expertise in the application of nuclear techniques in hydrology; (2) a programme developer and implementer, assisting in planning, and developing the IAEA’s programme in the area of water resources assessment, development and management, and; (3) a technical expert, planning and conducting technical meetings and technical review missions, assisting in the evaluation of Technical Cooperation (TC) projects, and assisting in promoting, coordinating and evaluating moderately complex coordinated research projects (CRPs) in the area of water resources management.

Functions / Key Results Expected

 Conduct synthesis, evaluation, and geospatial analysis of isotope distributions in precipitation, surface water and groundwater to develop new or improved methods for understanding climate and hydrological systems.
 Provide technical advice and service to IAEA Member States in the design, appraisal and implementation of projects aimed at nuclear techniques in water resources management.
 Assist in the planning and implementation of programmes in the field of water resources management practices, conduct analytical studies, participate in task forces, and provide technical input to the policy and standards development of regional and international bodies.
 Evaluate technical cooperation projects, develop action plans and plan, organize and participate in seminars, workshops, expert missions and training courses.
 Plan, manage and implement CRPs and technical meetings aimed at developing or adapting new applications of isotopes in hydrology.
 Contribute to administrative reports and documents to be provided to senior management and governing bodies.

Qualifications, Experience and Language skills

Master’s Degree – Advanced degree in Hydrogeology or geochemistry, or related geosciences. PhD would be an asset.

Minimum of five years of practical experience in the application of isotope techniques for climate or hydrological applications. Of those, at least three years of professional experience in the application of N isotope techniques for addressing hydrological problems.
Substantial experience in conceiving, formulating and successfully implementing field or laboratory research projects, including proficiency in the use of geospatial and hydrological models.
Broad experience and knowledge of the principles of natural resource management, particularly water resource management.
Strong technical background and practical experience in nuclear techniques in water resources management.
Demonstrated ability to conduct applied research with field and/or laboratory studies.
Proven ability to analyse technical and scientific information.
Excellent writing skills demonstrated through a record of scientific publications.

Excellent oral and written command of English. Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) is an asset.

Apply here

Deadline for application : March 14th, 2023