The ESAIC is seeking to recruit a Scientific Promoter in the BCSAC Committee. The BCSAC Committee is responsible for the practical organisation and development of the Basic and Clinical Sciences Anaesthetic Course taking place every year, usually in June and online.

Role

The Scientific Promoter of the BCSAC Committee will have full voting rights in this Committee and his/her main duties will be the following:

  • Act as BCSAC speaker on a yearly basis.
  • Analyse the results of BCSAC participants at EDAIC Part I and EDAIC Part II, compare them to those of the other candidates and make conclusions and recommendations for the BCSAC Committee on a yearly basis.
  • Provide guidance to office staff on matters related to the BCSAC statistics.
  • Travel to attend or remotely attend courses, examinations or meetings. Some meetings usually take place face-to-face at the Euroanaesthesia Congress, but all other meetings take place online.
  • Support the development of the BCSAC and strive to maintain its high standard.
  • Liaise with the BCSAC Committee regarding strategic and/or specific decisions.
  • Participation in the selection process of new BCSAC Committee Members.
  • Undertake other tasks requested by the BCSAC Committee Chair on an ad-hoc basis.

Requirements/ election criteria

The candidate must have the following profile:

  • Must be an ESAIC Active or Affiliate Member.
  • Must be a consultant (i.e. not in training; retired anaesthetists cannot apply).
  • Must be in clinical practice (i.e. not working for research only).
  • Must be practising anaesthesia in a hospital with trainee anaesthetists.
  • Must have experience in teaching and educational activities (experience as a BCSAC speaker is an asset).
  • Must be familiar with EDAIC.
  • Previous involvement in other ESAIC related projects/bodies.
  • Must have a good command of English and good communication skills.
  • Knowledge of statistics, analytics, study design and publications.

Gender balance and representation from throughout Europe will be encouraged on all Committees. No more than two representatives working professionally in any one country (except for ex-officio or co-opted members with no voting rights), and no more than one representative from the same institution, can sit on any Committee/Subcommittee. In special circumstances, the Board of Directors could grant an exception to this rule.

Term of office 

The term of office for the BCSAC Committee Members is three years renewable twice for one year for a maximum of five years. The new member of the BCSAC Committee will officially start his/her term on 1 January 2022 even if the actual appointment takes place later. BCSAC Members must resign from the Committee within one year after retiring from active work.

Offer

Travel, accommodation and other necessary expenses incurred to attend courses, meetings or examinations are covered by the ESAIC as per the ESAIC Expense Reimbursement Policy.

How to apply

Please send:
(1) a Curriculum Vitae (maximum 3 pages in the English language)

(2) your filled in Application form to the following address: odile@esaic.org on 13 January 2022 at the latest (please do not send e-mails heavier than 5MB).

Complete applications will be reviewed by the BCSAC and Nominations Committees and the outcome will be communicated at the earliest. Please note that an interview, formal or by phone, of short-listed candidates could be organised. All Committee members will need to declare their conflict of interest for the last 3 years. This declaration shall be renewed annually.

Any questions? Please contact odile@esaic.org