Expression of interest for the role of BRS Vice President Research

The BRS is seeking to appoint a research active, motivated individual who can lead and develop the BRS research agenda. The person would need experience of leading and developing multidisciplinary, patient-focussed research, chairing/managing committees, research mentorship and capacity building, identifying and setting research priorities, and measuring impact. The role would include deputising for the President and working closely with the Vice President’s for Clinical Practice, Clinical Development and Education to realise the aims of the BRS.

The role would be for a term of 3 years, with an option and review to continue for a further term.

Members of the renal community who are interested require proposal by at least two BRS Officers/members of the BRS council. Anyone who wishes to be considered for the role is required to submit a one-page personal statement and a brief CV in addition to their nominations for consideration by the BRS Council by Friday, 6th September 2019.

The next BRS VP Research Officer will be elected via a survey monkey vote with all Council members, and will be ratified at the BRS Council meeting to be held on Monday, 30th September 2019.

Anyone wanting more information or to discuss the role should contact BRS President Sharlene Greenwood [email protected] or the current post holder Paula Ormandy [email protected]

Submissions should be e-mailed to:  [email protected]

 

British Renal Society Vice President Research

• The Vice President will work with BRS Council, the Society President and other Vice Presidents to support the business of the Society.

• The Vice President will facilitate feedback and involvement from the BRS research committee and wider BRS membership to inform research initiatives, priorities and strategy and enhance MDT leadership and involvement in research.

• The Vice President will work and support further development and collaboration within the UKKRC, partnerships with NIHR, funding bodies and wider research networks.

• The Vice President will represent the Society in joint working with other relevant external groups and Associations, to support MDT research that informs clinical practice and improves patient outcomes.

• Liaison with BRS VP’s for Clinical Practice, Clinical Development and Education on shared initiatives, such as Clinical guideline development, education programmes, support for articles within the Journal of Kidney Care, the UKKW conference programme and Quality Improvement initiatives.

• Liaison with BRS VP’s for Clinical Practice, Clinical Development and Education on shared initiatives, such as Clinical guideline development, education programmes, support for articles within the Journal of Kidney Care, the UKKW conference programme and Quality Improvement initiatives.

 

VP Research role specific portfolio:

  • Chair, manage and lead the work of the research committee, membership, grant calls, grant administration, critical review, feedback
  • Manage and monitor the progression of funded projects, ethical review, timely reports, publications and impact of BRS funded research
  • Regularly communicate research activity and impact from the BRS research programmes throughout the membership and wider network
  • Identify and develop collaboration and partnerships to achieve sustainable research funding
  • Lead initiatives to develop the research skills and knowledge of the MDT, affiliate groups and collaborative associations, through mentorship, expert advice, conference/study days and education
  • Lead and develop renal research within the renal community through rotating Chair for the UKKRC, engaging with relevant Clinical study groups and cross organisational working to facilitate MDT representation and involvement
  • Actively lead, participate, develop and deliver research