New job opportunity: Postdoctoral researcher for citizen science in the field of radon risk management

written by Nadja Železnik
01. Feb 2023

RadoNorm includes the following task “Establishment of a citizen science (CS) incubator for radon priority areas and establishment of a network of citizen science projects to address radon testing and mitigation”. This task will provide the model and support for interested citizen groups, local communities and regions in citizen science projects in the field of radon. The “Nuclear Science and Technology Studies” research group (NST) at SCK CEN is hiring an early career researcher (postdoctoral scientist) in the field of social sciences to strengthen efforts in this task. This is an excellent opportunity to become part of a multidisciplinary team with unique expertise. An open call for CS initiatives will close in February and a number of CS projects will be selected which will take part in the citizen science incubator and in the mentioned network. The focus of the early career researcher will be to provide support to these CS initiatives within the RadoNorm project.

The researcher will:

  1. support the selected citizen science projects in establishing sustainable citizen science initiatives;
  2. develop a method to evaluate the process and outcomes of the RadoNorm citizen science projects;
  3. conduct research on whether and how citizen science can enable radon mitigation actions ;
  4. develop recommendations together with RadoNorm stakeholders for empowering citizen science initiatives related to radon.

Click here for more details. Deadline for applications is 27.02.2023.

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