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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: 

JACIE Inspector Committee Member

The JACIE Inspector Committee (JIC) is looking to recruit new members.

Specific information about the JIC members’ contribution to EBMT, their commitment, as well as the JIC members' responsibilities are detailed in the Terms of Reference.

Through this open call route, Inspectors working in accredited centres interested in applying to be JIC members should send the following documents to the JACIE Office at inspectors@ebmt.org before June 30, 2024

  1. CV in English 
  2. Motivation letter including one concrete proposal that you would be prepared to lead

Valid candidates that provide all the requested documents will be considered by the JACIE Committee and receive a response.

Infectious Diseases Working Party (IDWP) Nurse

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join EBMT as a working party (WP) nurse. This 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 nursing education within the Working Party under the supervision of the WP lead nurse and in collaboration with the EBMT NG Research and Scientific committees.

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:

Elin Öfverberg, EBMT Nurses Group Secretary: elin.ofverberg@vgregion.se

DEADLINE for applications: Friday 28 June 2024 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

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 2 days per month investment). It may vary depending on the projects the PAC uptakes. But all decisions are taken by consensus.
  • 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. 
  • 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: June 30 2024

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