Advert for the Role Chairperson of iBRANet

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iBra-net Chairperson 
Advert

We are looking to appoint a new chair for the iBRANet network of breast and reconstructive and plastic surgeons.
Applicants should be innovative and collaborative with a good understanding of the current research landscape including the funding of research;  in particular a good  knowledge of, and demonstrable experience in, the practical business of getting clinical studies up and running, getting collaborators on board and recruiting to time and target is needed.  Applicants will need demonstrable experience and understanding of working and collaborating with the large multidisciplinary teams that are needed to deliver effective evaluation of new techniques and devices.
The appointee will need to be committed to ‘no innovation without evaluation’
The appointee will need great communication skills and to be able to liaise and work effectively with a wide range of consultants, trainees, patients, industry, and clinical trials units in the setting up and oversight of evaluation and safe introduction of new techniques and devices.
Please send expressions of interest to Lucy Davies, lucydavies@absgbi.org.uk, please outline why you are suitable for this role together with your vision for iBRANet and an outline of your work plan for your term of office (max 3 sides of A4).
The appointment is for two years with a potential extension of three years.
Appointment will be by interview by the President of the Association of Breast Surgery, the Chair of the ABS Academic and Research Committee and a member of the iBRANet Advisory Board.
The deadline for applications is: 30th September 2021