Trainee Exchange Programme Committee Member Recruitment

The ESA is seeking to recruit a new member of the ESA Trainee Exchange Programme (TEP) Committee. The ESA TEP Committee aims to select the best European trainees and allow them to visit, for a period of 3 months training, the best training centres that Europe can offer.  

The three-year mandate of the member of the Trainee Exchange Programme (TEP) of the ESA becomes vacant on 1 January 2020.


The new member will start on 1 January 2020. The TEP plays an important role in the activities of the Society. The Committee is currently composed of four members. The TEP member post requires close liaison with the Trainee Exchange Programme Department of the ESA Secretariat in Brussels throughout the year to:

  • Review and score the trainees applications selecting those awarded every year.
  • Review the centre applications to fulfil the requirements to be included as host centre.
  • Recruit centres, either directly or via the National Representatives (Members of Council or Presidents of the National Membe rSocieties.
  • Generate an annual report to theESA.
  • Play an active role in the improvement of the Host Centers of theTEP.
  • Play an active role in the ESA Trainee ExchangeProgramme.


The appointed members will be required to attend 1 meeting of the TEP at the Euroanaesthesia Congress and 1 meeting of the TEP in the ESA headquarters in Brussels. Travel expenses to attend meetings of the Committee are provided according to General Reimbursement Policy. 


Applications are encouraged from active ESA members who meet the following criteria:

  • Must be an ESA Active Member.
  • Experience of anaesthetic teaching and trainingnationally.
  • Experience of trainee exchange programme nationally andinternationally.
  • ESA Contributions
  • National and international experience in giving examinations.
  • Personal experience of being a fellow or traineeabroad.

Terms of Office

The mandate is for three years officially starting on 1 January 2020, renewable twice for one year (maximum of 5 years). 


If you are interested, and wish to apply, please send your CV and application letter

(detailing the adherence to the requirements set forth above) and disclose any conflict of interest you may have to the Trainee Exchange Programme no later than 30 Sept 2019 (23:59pm CET) with the following subject ‘ESA Trainee Exchange Programme Committee Member - vacancy2020’.


If you would like to discuss any aspect of this post, please contact: Prof Zoka Milan, 

Chair ESA Trainee Exchange Programme Committee

For more information about the ESA Trainee Exchange Progamme Committee please visit the ESA website.