Advocacy / Non-Profit, College / University, Research Facility
Oncology Nursing Society Seeks Scholar-in-Residence
The Oncology Nursing Society is seeking candidates to serve as the Scholar-in-Residence (SIR) to continue and expand the work of our inaugural Scholar. This position is structured to fund the part-time effort of a nurse scientist in academia or cancer institute. The Scholar-in-Residence is an advisor to ONS in the support of cancer nursing research and development of nurse scientists.
This role reports to the Chief Executive Officer of the ONS Enterprise and is provided with administrative support through the ONS executive office.
This appointment is a three-year term.
Responsibilities include working with the Research Advisory Panel, providing direction on training, mentoring, and networking opportunities for nurse researchers with members and external partners, and collaborating with ONS Foundation on the development of mechanisms to fund and support oncology nursing research and mentoring initiatives. Specific activities include developing a focused three-year ONS Research Agenda, representing ONS at relevant national collaborations and meetings, collaborating with the ONS Foundation to ensure funding opportunities align with the research agenda, and developing mentorship opportunities for early career researchers.
PhD or DNSc along with ten or more years of research experience. PhD in health-related field, education, or nursing preferable. RN license required.
Strong program of research in cancer care with successful funding with experience in conducting clinical and implementation research in healthcare. Academic affiliation preferable.
Strong, demonstrable experience of the in simple to complex research design and use of both qualitative and quantitative research methods, familiarity with statistical programs (STATA, SPSS, SAS and Excel).
Strong written and oral communication skills, able to communicate and influence a wide range of professionals from different organizations and backgrounds within the academic and healthcare sectors. Publication track-record in reputable academic and high impact journals.
Proven capacity building and support skills in the area of research evaluation.
A proven leader with the ability to manage a complex workload.
Team player who can also work independently.
Interested candidates should submit the following materials by June 30, 2021:
Letter of interest
The Scholar-in-Residence will be selected to start by September 2021.
Oncology Nursing Society is a professional association that represents 100,000 nurses and is the professional home to more than 35,000 members. ONS is committed to promoting excellence in oncology nursing and the transformation of cancer care. Since 1975, ONS has provided a professional community for oncology nurses, developed evidence-based education programs and treatment information, and advocated for patient care, all in an effort to improve quality of life and outcomes for patients with cancer and their families. Learn more at ons.org.