Radiation Safety Officer

Job ID
Environmental Health & Safety


At St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, we know what can be achieved when the brightest scientific minds face the fewest barriers. That’s why we provide world-class facilities, state-of-the-art technologies, and extraordinary support to ensure scientific progress is never halted from a lack of resources. At St. Jude, you will be part of a collaborative, bench-to-bedside environment where you can see, firsthand, how your work translates into survival for the children we serve.


As the Radiation Safety Officer, you will organize and maintain a comprehensive radiation safety program for all research and medical facilities. Our program consists of a medical use license, research use license and certified registration with the state of Tennessee. Your focus in this role is coordinating the various programs, maintaining an effective training program, developing policies and procedures, and managing staff to meet operational objectives.


We want someone who will identify areas for improvement once a working knowledge of our program is achieved. You will oversee the clinical and research safety programs dealing with our proton/deuteron cyclotron, proton synchrotron, linear accelerators, cesium irradiators and biomedical research laboratories. The breadth of our program allows for a variety of job responsibilities and we have adequate staff to support you in this role. If you are ready to join our team, then take the first step by applying now!

Minimum Education

Master's degree in health physics, radiological physics, or related scientific discipline required.

PhD preferred
Board eligibility by the American Board of Health Physics preferred

Minimum Experience

Two years of experience in a medical/research radiation safety program required. Experience must include knowledge of federal and state regulations and management of a comprehensive license


St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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