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The EBMT is a non-profit organization established in 1974. For more than 47 years, has developed into the leading scientific society in Europe in the cutting-edge field of stem cell transplantation and cellular therapy.

The EBMT has offices based in Barcelona, Leiden, Paris and Shanghai, and currently has over 110 employees. If you are looking to join non-profit organisation where you can make a difference, apply to one of the open staff or society career opportunities posted below:

EBMT Staff Vacancies

Are you looking for a job where you can make a difference and work in a non-profit?
Would you like to be a part of an international organisation on the cutting edge of science?

EBMT Society Vacancies

Our society aims to be the connection between patients, researchers and other stakeholders to anticipate the future of cellular and stem cell-based therapies. If you're looking for a position within an EBMT Working Party, EBMT Committee or the EBMT Nurses Group, see below: 

Next Generation Nurse Representative of the EBMT Nurses Group

Background

The EBMT Nurses Group Board and Committees comprises up to 20 members, the majority of whom are senior, well established figures in the transplant and cell therapy nursing community.
As a Nurses Group, we recognise that there is opportunity to invest in the next generation of transplant nursing leaders and increase the appeal and reach of EBMT to nurses who have recently embarked on a career in transplant nursing.

The role of the Next Generation Nurse Representative creates an opportunity for ‘junior’ nurse working in the field of transplantation and cell therapy to join our scientific committee as a voice for the Next Generation of transplant nursing leaders.

Aims of Next Generation Nurse Representative:

  • As a member of the Scientific Committee of the Nurses Group, actively contribute to the development of the Annual Meeting Scientific Programme and Education activities
  • Offer a Nurses Group session at Annual Meeting targeted at the interests of our ‘Next Generation’ nurses
  • Create a subsection (community) of our group for young and aspiring transplant nurses
  • Develop a link to this community through the Next Generation representative scientific Committee position

Communications and social media:

Through EBMT communication team, the NG representative will be supported with social media and communication skills training to: Increase followers; Encourage Social Media activity prior to meetings

  • Promote interest in the Nurse Group activities and those of EBMT more generally
  • Identify issues and challenges experienced by junior transplant nurses
  • Grow NG community through National Chairs and groups
  • Promote and expand the reach of EBMT NG and EBMT more generally
  • Offer regular updates on NG opportunities and activities through the monthly newsletter

General:

  • Support links with ‘junior’ roles from EBMT and other societies e.g. EBMT Trainee Committee; young cancer nurse (EONS)
  • Support the development, implementation and dissemination of EBMT activities
  • Promote professional development and empower junior transplant nurses to become the next generation of leaders in the field

NG representative inclusion criteria:

  • Working at EBMT member centre
  • Currently working in the field of HSCT (and cell therapy)
  • Working in a clinical role
  • Active on social media (eg Twitter) with experience of using this medium for professional communication
  • Under 35 years of age
  • Has been working in the field of BMT and cell therapy 2-5 years
  • Is able to communicate in the official language of EBMT (English)
  • Is available to attend meetings (currently combination of in person and virtual)

Exclusion criteria:

Working in a ‘management’ or research only role

Applications:

Please submit your CV and Expression of Interest letter or statement to Daphna Hutt, EBMT Nurses Group Secretary: Daphna.Hutt@sheba.health.gov.il

DEADLINE for applications: Friday July 8th 2022 midday.

Period of tenure:

3-year term.

Infectious Diseases Working Party (IDWP) Nurse

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join EBMT as a working party (WP) nurse. Position is available within the Infectious Diseases Working Party (IDWP).

The appointment is based on a 3-year Term.

The purpose of the working party nurse is to promote and manage nursing research activity and education under the supervision of the Research Committee and nursing education under the supervision of the Scientific Committee within the Working Party.

Applicants must be EBMT members and a practicing Registered Nurse with experience of performing research and educational initiatives in order to lead projects and advise / support EBMT nurse members. There is a requirement to speak, read and write English with sufficient fluency to be able to communicate effectively. Access to email and phone is mandatory. Potential candidates should be working currently within the field of Haematology and Stem Cell Transplant.

For further information, please see below role descriptions and requirements.

Apply

If you are interested in this great opportunity to join our dynamic team, please send a copy of your CV and a statement of support outlining your relevant experience working in the field of Haematology and HSCT, together with your research experience and interests and why you wish to be considered for this role to:

Daphna Hutt, EBMT Nurses Group Secretary: Daphna.Hutt@sheba.health.gov.il

DEADLINE for applications: Friday July 8th 2022 midday.

Job description

Job purpose

The post holder will manage the nursing research activity under the supervision of the Research Committee (RC), and nursing education activity under the supervision of the Scientific Committee (SC) within the Working Party (WP). As such they will be expected to contribute to the research and education agenda of the EBMT NG RC, SC and Working Party. The post holder will offer support and guidance in the development of research studies and educational initiatives, promoting opportunities for nursing research within the Working Party.

Reporting to

EBMT NG RC, EBMT NG SC, WP Chairperson

Main activities

  • To promote nursing research strategy and awareness within the WP
  • To carry out research adding to the body of knowledge in appropriate areas and make a contribution to the strategic development within both the EBMT NG RC and WP 
  • To support research and collaborative partnerships.
  • To support dissemination of research findings through publication writing, teaching, and presentations at conferences where appropriate
  • To contribute to research within both the EBMT NG RC and WP, collaborating in the development of joint proposals and project work
  • To promote nurses as investigators within research
  • To assist in the development and delivery of educational initiatives promoting nursing issues, in line with the EBMT NG and WP
  • Any other appropriate duties as determined by the EBMT NG RC and SC

Specific requirements

The post holder would be expected to present any relevant nursing studies to the WP for possible collaboration, and be involved in at least one WP research project, and / or be actively involved in the development and delivery of education project(s) agreed by the WP

Duties and responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities of an individual who has been awarded the role of Nurse Member are outlined below:

  • To act as a link between the EBMT NG RC, SC and WP, leading on nurse involvement within research studies and for educational initiatives agreed within the WP
  • To produce and submit to the EBMT NG RC, SC, EBMT NG Board and WP, an annual report of activities undertaken (including research and educational activities)
  • To produce and submit a summary of the WP Meeting and communications to the EBMT NG RC and SC.
  • To facilitate communication and update the EBMT NG RC on new studies within the WP for potential nursing collaboration
  • Co-operation with other colleagues both internally and externally to the EMBT NG RC, SC and WP
  • Active participation in high quality research
  • Assisting other colleagues in the WP to develop their research from a nursing perspective as appropriate
  • Demonstrate an active role within the WP, working as an ambassador for the EBMT NG, RC and SC according to the Terms of Reference.

Special conditions

  • The post holder will be required to attend a minimum of 3 meetings annually
    • the EBMT Annual Meeting (and WP Nurse meeting with RC & SC), which will be funded by EBMT / EBMT NG
    • the WP Meeting (funding should be requested and agreed with the WP Chair)
    • the Nursing Research Day (and WP Nurse meeting with RC & SC), which will be funded by EBMT NG
  • The post holder will be required to attend a minimum of one WP Educational Event 
  • The appointment is based on a 3 year Term of Office, with potential for re-nomination for a maximum of 2 terms, i.e. 6 years.

Person specification Essential

  • Practicing Registered Nurse
  • Time management skills; work independently, effective prioritization, self-motivation and flexibility.
  • Evidence of multidisciplinary collaboration
  • Excellent team player
  • Proficiency in verbal and written communication skills (including English Language)

Person specification Preferred

  • Previous experience of; involvement in and/or development of, research protocols
  • Previous experience of; involvement in and/or development of, educational initiatives
  • Preferably educated to a minimum of Masters Level or currently undertaking Masters Level Study

Chairperson of the Working Party Nurse (WPN) Group

The EBMT Nurses Group has 10 Nurses affiliated with the Working Parties of the EBMT. The key aims of these roles:

  • support collaborative and multiprofessional education and research within the Working Parties of the EBMT
  • facilitate nurse education and research opportunities with support from the NG Research Committee and Scientific Committee

Additionally, these roles

  • embody the values of multiprofessional integration in line with EBMT EDI commitment
  • support delivery of a Working Party agenda that is representative and agile and has the ability to incorporate skills, experiences and voices of a range of professionals and patient advocates to inform projects that ultimately benefit patient care

The WPN achievements are varied and complementary and include research proposals, development of nurse education programmes at Working Parties’ meetings and mid-sized events, production of position papers, guidelines, webinars and other published materials.

The EBMT WPN roles function within the Working Parties and in the Nurses Group. We recognise the WPN role as well as the need to optimise the education and research functions and outputs of these roles, some of these post holders should be aspiring committee and possibly board members bringing a range of experiences from their Working Party roles that will enrich the EBMT Nurses Group and enhance our impact on nursing and patient care.

Proposal

To provide the WPNs a shared identity and clear leadership to optimise role development, influence and project delivery, we propose the WPNs form a committee/group, the collective of the 10 WPNs, led by a dedicated chairperson.

Aims of the WPN group:

  • Develop a shared identity for the WPNs to optimise
    • Role development
    • Influence
    • Project delivery
    • Opportunities afforded to the WPNs
  • Provide peer support
  • Offer forum to share experiences

WPN group will:

  • be convened by the WPN chair every 2 months virtually
  • submit an annual report of educational, research and other project activities to the WPN chair to be presented at the BAC meeting
  • work with the SC and RC through the WPN chairperson to develop the WPN roles and opportunities in line with the NG aims

The role of the chairperson:

  • Support new and existing Working Party Nurses into role and developing clear objectives aligned to the individual working party activities
  • Assist project development, pursual of research and education opportunities that are integrated within and compliment the Working Party activities
  • Organise and facilitate bi-monthly Working Party Nurse meetings virtually
  • Provide a virtual forum for peer support through bi-monthly meetings and other opportunities
  • Work with both RC and SC chairs to optimise the WPN roles and opportunities in line with the NG aims
  • Report into NG Board, scientific and research committee chairs during AM, BAC and other meetings as required

Term of office: 3 years with option to apply for second term when advertised.

Apply to the Chairperson position

If you are interested in this great opportunity, please send a copy of your CV and a statement of support outlining your relevant experience working in the field of Haematology and HSCT, together with your research experience and interests and why you wish to be considered for this role to:

Daphna Hutt, EBMT Nurses Group Secretary: Daphna.Hutt@sheba.health.gov.il

DEADLINE for applications: Friday July 8th 2022 midday.

Patient Advocacy Committee Members

If you are a passionate patient advocate with first-hand experience in BMT (as patient, caregivers, donor, or any other close experience) and would like to join the EBMT Patient Advocacy Committee, please apply!

Application Criteria

  • Passionate patient advocate with knowledge of bone marrow transplants and/or cell therapy and any of the underlying diseases as: (not limited to)
    • Blood-cancers treated with BMT and cell therapy
    • Autoimmune diseases
      • Multiple Sclerosis
      • Systemic sclerosis
      • Crohn's disease
      • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
    • HIV
    • Sickle Cell Disease
    • Thalassaemia
    • Pediatric Diseases
  • Time to invest in meetings and organization
  • Some knowledge of research and clinical trials
  • Organizational skills
  • Has or is open to build an excellent network of health professionals/ leading patient advocates
  • Team spirit and communication skills, work constructively with others
  • Knowledge of Health Technology Appraisals and Regulators would be desirable
  • English language should not be a barrier

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

EBMT PAC takes its approach to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion seriously. We believe that improving good practice in these areas is key to unlocking the potential contributions to our work of all our Members and most important, critical to our wider work challenging health inequalities in patient care and improving how minorities are (un)represented.

Estimated time commitment

We would anticipate committee members to devote average between 18 and 24 days a year as follows:

  • It is expected that all committee members attend the EBMT Annual Meeting (5 days) as well as two additional face-to-face meetings a year (2 or 3 days)
  • The committee meets virtually 8 times a year (2 hours each) and we correspond via email (equivalent to 1 days per month investment)
  • If a committee member joins an EBMT Working Party, there will be virtual meetings, documents to read, emails (equivalent to 1 day per month)

Working with us

  • Within the Patient Advocacy Committee, we communicate via email on a regular basis, and also via a WhatsApp group for immediate messages or clarifications.
  • We meet virtually over a zoom teleconferences 10 times a year (or more when needed) and meet face-to-face three times a year, where two of them should be in the country where the Annual Meeting is held. The in-person meetings were interrupted as a consequence of the pandemic, but we should restart with these for 2022-2023.
  • We attend the full EBMT Annual Meeting (5 days), which includes the latest scientific developments to share with your own patient organisation.
  • At this meeting, we are also responsible for the Patient, Family and Donor Day, Patient Advocacy Track and the Patient Advocacy booth in the exhibition hall.
  • Occasionally there is a need to attend extra meetings in collaboration with other parties.

Expenses

  • All EBMT health professionals and patient advocates participate in all activities on a voluntary basis, giving their time and knowledge to make sure patients get the best treatment and to promote patients’ and donors’ safety.
  • This role is unpaid; however, all reasonable travel and accommodation expenses are reimbursed by EBMT.
  • EBMT also provides all committee members with free entry to the Annual Meeting, Educational and Scientific Events.

How to Apply

Send your CV or resume and a motivation letter (approx. 20 lines) to natachab@lymphomacoalition.org

DEADLINE for application: September 2022

External Vacancies

Clinical Fellowship in Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapies - Hammersmith Hospital

Are you looking to further your experience in Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapies, at an internationally-recognised centre and as part of a forward-thinking and friendly team?

The Clinical Haematology Department at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust are currently welcoming applications for a Clinical Fellowship in Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapies to support our BMT and IEC Programme at the Hammersmith Hospital. We are currently seeking two Clinical Fellows; one candidate for an immediate start on a fixed term basis, initially for a period of twelve months, but we will be open to candidates that would like to start at a later time in this year on in 2023.

The Clinical Haematology service at Imperial College NHS Healthcare Trust is based on the Hammersmith Hospital site and covers the whole range of blood diseases, including Haematology-Oncology, Stem Cell Transplantation (autologous, sibling, family mismatched and unrelated allogeneic procedures), Cellular Therapies including CART cell therapy, Haemostasis and Thrombosis, Immune Haematology, Anaemias, Haemoglobinopathies and Haemolytic Disorders. The clinical haemato-oncology service is internationally renowned.

The posts will have a specific focus on Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation and cellular therapy with a view to develop and enhance skills and competencies of the candidate in accordance with the FACT-JACIE accreditation standards. The department has a developed a large cellular therapy program including CAR-T cells but also Viral-Specific Cytotoxic T-cells and Mesenchymal Stromal cells in recent years. The post-holder is expected to work within the transplant and clinical trials teams to assist with the development of the CAR-T programme. Opportunities are provided for successful candidates to gain experience across all aspects of transplant and cellular therapy including coordination, post-transplant care and inpatient/outpatient CAR-T work. Specific clinical interests may be facilitated within the job plan. The appointee will take an active role in the day-to-day activities of the transplantation service. The role will include provision of medical support to the multidisciplinary BMT Team as well as ward duties and outpatient care relevant to Haemopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular therapy. In addition to clinical work, the appointee will receive training and experience in the areas of therapeutic apheresis and stem cell laboratory.

The post holder will also participate in the out-of-hours on-call rota for all patients under the care of the Haem-Onc Clinical Haematology team. There is also opportunity to be involved in clinical research and transplant and cellular-therapy related clinical trials.

This position will be an ideal opportunity to acquire supervised supplementary training in transplantation and cellular therapy following formal specialist training in Haematology and CCT. Appointees will be expected to undertake both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and research is encouraged. The appointee must have (or be eligible for) GMC registration in the UK and have completed a minimum of 3 years of higher specialist training in haematology. A medical degree or diploma from a recognised UK or overseas University or Institution is required.

For further details/informal visits, please contact Professor Eduardo Olavarria, the Director, BMT Program on e.olavarria@nhs.net or Dr Renuka Palanicawandar on renuka.palanicawandar@nhs.net.

Official master's degree in Transfusion Medicine and Cellular and Tissue Therapies

Online training in transfusion medicine and cellular and tissue therapies 100% in English or bilingual Spanish-English to practise professionally in transfusion centres and lead research projects.

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