The ESAIC is seeking to recruit 3 new motivated and enthusiastic members to the eLearning Committee to assist in evolving and advancing eLearning in the Education Department of the ESAIC.

The position for a three-year mandate becomes vacant on 1 January 2023

The deadline for applications is Wednesday, 30 June 2022 (23:59 CEST)

Role

eLearning plays an important role in the development of professional education and is of the utmost value in the current Mission and Vision of our Society.

The new members will work together with the eLearning Chair and existing members of the Committee. The Committee is currently composed of five members. The eLearning member post requires close liaison with the Education Department of the ESAIC Secretariat in Brussels throughout the year to:

  • Produce eLearning modules and other web-based educational products, some of which are created jointly with other associations or partners, from inside/outside the ESAIC
  • Provide and improve knowledge, skills and help to evolve attitudes in the field of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care through web-based services
  • Develop and promote the ESAIC Learning Management System (LMS) and related activities
  • Define the educational focus and major topics to add to the ESAIC LMS and develop eLearning strategies for the future
  • Identify, develop and evaluate new eLearning methods, techniques and content; such as new technology initiatives and “best practice” eLearning projects

eLearning Members will be required to attend at least 1 meeting of the eLearning Committee at the annual Euroanaesthesia Congress and several online meetings throughout the year. Travel expenses to attend meetings are provided according to standard ESAIC policy.

Requirements

Applicants must be ESAIC Active, Affiliate or ESAIC Trainee members at the time of application.

Criteria:

  • Previously educational and teaching activity
  • Previous practical and IT-related experience/involvement in eLearning
  • Knowledge of the didactics of training and education and awareness of balancing learning objectives vs. content
  • Previous experience in eLearning (production, development, maintenance, etc…)
  • Experience in Social Media as marketing tool (optional)

The mandate is for three years and is renewable twice for one year for a total of five years. Committee members can apply for the Chair position no later than at the end of their third year.  The total aggregated uninterrupted terms of office must not exceed seven years (Member + Chair + Past Chair)

Application

If you are interested and wish to apply, please send the application form, and your CV (2 pages) to the eLearning Committee elearning@esaic.org no later than 30/06/2022 with the following subject ‘ESAIC eLearning Committee Member – vacancy 2023’.

Appointment will be made by the ESAIC Board following the recommendation of the Nominations Committee.

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

Dr Andrea Kollmann
and_c@hotmail.com
eLearning Committee Chairperson