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OncologyPRO Working Group Open Call for Working Group Members

A unique opportunity to contribute to the development of the digital educational activities within ESMO and have responsibility for the long-term development of OncologyPRO.

The ESMO OncologyPRO Working Group (OPWG) aims to provide challenging and interesting digital education activities within ESMO. The Group works to create or source specialist training and CME opportunities for ESMO members and to supervise the quality of ESMO's online educational resources.

We are currently looking to identify three ESMO members to join this dynamic Working Group in 2023.

Below is an overview of the tasks, responsibilities and application requirements. We are particularly interested in applicants with expertise in Haematological malignancies, Lung, CNS or Gynaecological cancer, but we welcome applicants from all areas of oncology.

Application deadline: Monday 6 February 2023

The activities and responsibilities of the OPWG are as follows:

  • Overall responsibility for content quality and topics in the OncologyPRO website with special attention in their area of expertise
  • Foster new educational resources including: E-Learning and V-Learning activities 
  • Advise on new sections on OncologyPRO 
  • Identify and formulate new CME opportunities
  • Supervise the relevance and updating of online educational resources 
  • Advise on improvements to the site including search, usability and structure

Members work on a voluntary basis; the OPWG meets twice a year and work in between meetings is carried out by email. The appointment will be for a mandate of two years (OPWG mandates follow the calendar year, so this position will run from 1 January 2023 until 31 December 2024) and may be extended for an additional two terms.

Download the full description of the role

Appointment requirements

Applicants should:
  • Be an ESMO Member (in good standing)
  • Be a medical doctor practising in the oncology field
  • Have good communication skills in English
  • An interest in/understanding of digital delivery of content would be desirable
Candidates must not:

Currently hold a position in a for-profit healthcare organisation (excluding healthcare professionals in hospitals), pharmaceutical, diagnostic, biotechnology, medical technology and research, commercial medical education company or organisation, whether paid or not (except as a member of a scientific board or advisory board)

Personal attributes

The candidate should be able to demonstrate that they:

  • Are committed to the strategic goals, values and vision of ESMO
  • Make an active contribution to ESMO’s mission
  • Show unquestionable commitment to the highest level of professional and personal ethics
  • Are willing and able (in terms of time and knowledge) to accept the workload and responsibilities inherent to this position; and create a positive atmosphere for constructive teamwork

The candidate, as a condition of appointment, acknowledges that they:

  • will, if selected, resign/withdraw at the latest by the start of the term of office from any employment or leadership position as an officer or in a body of any international medical professional society, research group, foundation or charity, whether paid or not, if this position adversely affects ESMO’s interests according to the Executive Board’s evaluation.

How to apply

Candidates should apply via the link below, providing the following documentation in English by 31 January 2023:

  • Motivation statement including how you could contribute to the group in terms of new ideas
  • Short Biography (no more than 600 words)
  • Up-to-date Curriculum Vitae

To apply, kindly fill in this form

More Information

For questions about the opening or more information about the ESMO OncologyPRO Working Group composition, tasks and responsibilities visit this page  or contact us at OncologyPRO@esmo.org

We look forward to receiving your application!

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