The ESAIC is seeking to recruit the future Chairperson of the Education and Training Committee (EdTC).

The Education and Training Committee (EdTC) is an umbrella committee gathering all the chairs of sub-committees active in Education and Training activities, currently being: the e-Learning Committee, Simulation Committee, Exchange Programmes Committee, CEEA Committee, Train the Trainer Committee, Trainee Committee and  ATAIC Committee.
(For more information about ESAIC Committees, please click here).


The role

The role of the EdTC Chairperson will be:

  • To ensure that the EdTC fulfils its responsibilities for the governance and success of all ESAIC educational and training activities;
  • To provide leadership and direction to the Committee, particularly in setting objectives and priorities in line with the ESAIC vision, mission and strategies;
  • To facilitate and optimise the relationship between all EdTC sub-committees involved in the ESAIC educational and training activities by working in close cooperation with the ESAIC Office and Chairs of other ESAIC committees.
  • To prepare an annual budget and ensure efficient and effective management of the financial resources. The EdTC Chair will provide input and advice for the budget of the four committees under the responsibility of the EdTC.
  • Ensuring implementation of the agreed initiatives and new projects in the field of Medical Education and training in line with the available resources.
  • Regular reporting to the Board of Directors of the current activities and future strategic projects.
  • Regular contact with the Industry Liaison Officer to exchange information on current and future projects supported by the Industry.


The EdTC Chair is an ex-officio member of the Board of Directors.

The EdTC Chair also sits on the following committees:

  • all EdTC sub-committees above mentioned
  • Scientific Committee
  • Patient Safety Committee
  • Industry Liaison Task Force



The candidate must have the following profile:

  • Up-to-date active ESAIC membership is required. The candidate must have been active member for at least the last two years on the date of the application deadline.
  • In-depth knowledge of educational and training needs in the field of anaesthesiology, intensive care and perioperative medicine, pain, and emergency medicine.
  • Have a track record in teaching and training in anaesthesiology;
  • Good communication skills, creating a motivating and engaging culture, good strategic vision and articulating his or her vision for a project or the organization, along with the steps – or goals – needed to achieve it.
  • An educational degree such as a Master’s in Medical Education is an asset.
  • Good knowledge of the ESAIC. Previous experience in ESAIC Educational and Training activities is an asset.
  • Available to dedicate the necessary time and efforts related to the work of the EdTC.

(1) Active ESAIC members must be physicians who completed an accredited anaesthesia training program, are certified in anaesthesiology, are licensed to practice medicine, and who reside in a European country as defined by the World Health Organisation.


Term of Office

The new Chair of the EdTC will be elected for a term of 3 years, followed by a 1-year period as Past-Chair of the Committee. The term of office is set to start on 1 January 2024. The mandate of this chair will last until 31 Dec. 2026.


How to apply

If you wish to apply, please send by email to

  • the completed application form
  • a Curriculum Vitae
  • short outline (maximum one-page A4) of your goals and perspectives as chair of the EdTC.
  • Declaration of conflict of interest for the last 3 years.

Applications must be received no later than 25 June 2023.

Complete applications will be reviewed by the Education Committee and the Nominations Committee. Please note that an interview of short-listed candidates may be organised. Following the interview, the panel will give a recommendation to the ESAIC Board of Directors, who will appoint the new chair.


More information

If you would like to discuss any aspect of this procedure, please contact:

Ms. Raffaella Donadio
ESAIC Education and Scientific Affairs Manager
+32 (0)2 210 57 71