The ESA Scientific Committee (SC) is seeking to recruit new chairpersons and members for its Scientific Subcommittees.

All terms of office will start on 1 January 2021.

Deadline for applications is Wednesday, 1 July 2020 (23:59 CET)

Applications for different subcommittees are not allowed.

 

Vacancies

Subcommittee Chairperson Vacancies

  • Subcommittee 5: Paediatric Anaesthesiology – 1 vacancy
  • Subcommittee 10: Critical Emergency Medicine – Trauma and Resuscitation – 1 vacancy
  • Subcommittee 11: Respiration and Airway Management – 1 vacancy
  • Subcommittee 16: Ethics – 1 vacancy

Subcommittee Member Vacancies

  • Subcommittee 4: Obstetric Anaesthesiology – 1 vacancy
  • Subcommittee 7: Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anaesthesiology – 1 vacancy
  • Subcommittee 9: Intensive Care Medicine – 3 vacancies
  • Subcommittee 11: Respiration and Airway Management – 1 vacancy
  • Subcommittee 12: Transfusion, Haemostasis and Thrombosis – 2 vacancies
  • Subcommittee 13: Pharmacology – 1 vacancy
  • Subcommittee 14: Monitoring, Ultrasound and Equipment – 2 vacancies
  • Subcommittee 15: Geriatric Anaesthesiology – 1 vacancy

 

Role

The ESA Scientific Committee fulfils the following functions:

  • The Scientific Subcommittees provide a European platform for contact and exchange of ideas and scientific initiatives within their specific field of interest. They need to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and initiatives at the different ESA annual meetings.
  • Determines the scientific programme of ESA Scientific Meetings. The Scientific Programme Committee will put together the programme based on the suggestions made by SSC members, along with other ESA entities (Research Committee, EJA, ESA Academy, etc.) and external entities (ESA members, specialist societies, etc.) This programme will be presented and discussed in a meeting with the SSC Chairs in order to come to a final proposal. The Programme Committee consists of the Scientific Committee Chair and Past or Deputy Chair, the Research Committee Chair and the Education and Training Committee Chair.
  • Determines the scientific programme for invited ESA panels to scientific meetings of other societies.
  • Monitoring the process of the scientific programme at the scientific sessions.
  • Assesses abstracts submitted for presentation at Euroanaesthesia
  • Proposes coordinates and administers the Euroanaesthesia Best Abstract Prize.
  • Carries out other functions as decided by the Board.

 

Requirements for Application

Chairs

For ESA Scientific Subcommittee Chairperson positions, applicants must have been ESA active members for at least two years prior to the year of application.

Example: if you wish to apply for a Chair position in 2020 (with a term of office starting in January 2021), you must have been an ESA active member since 2018.

Members

For ESA Scientific Subcommittee Member positions, applicants must be ESA Active or ESA Trainee members at the time of application.

 

IMPORTANT NOTE: Applicants interested in getting involved in a Scientific (Sub)Committee should make sure they can dedicate sufficient time to this commitment.

 

Term of office 

Chairs

The term of office is 3 years, plus 1.5 years as Past Chair, subject to availability and commitment to the chairpersons’ tasks. A member of one subcommittee can become its chair no later than at the end of their 3rd year.

Members of the subcommittee can apply for the chair position as far as the cumulated terms of office (member + chair) does not exceed 7,5 years.

Members

The term of office is 3 years, renewable twice for one year (maximum 5 years).

 

How to apply

Candidates must send their application form along with a CV (maximum 2 sides of A4) by e-mail to sarah@esahq.org – no later than 1 July 2020 (23:59 CET).

Download the application form for chairperson here

Download the application form for a member here

 

More information

Further details regarding the role, term of office and application conditions are available here.

For any further information please contact Sarah Herbinaux at sarah@esahq.org