The ESAIC is seeking to recruit new member(s) for the ESAIC Research Committee.

The vacancy will occur as of 16 May 2022. The deadline to apply is 10 July 2022, 23.59 CEST.

Role

The ESAIC Research Committee plays an important role in the activities of the Society.

The main duties of the Committee are :

  • To review and evaluate the ESAIC Grants applications in the fields of clinical and basic sciences relevant to Anaesthesia, Peri-operative Medicine, Intensive Care, Emergency Medicine and Pain
  • To review and evaluate the ESAIC CTN Grants applications and play an active role in the promotion and improvement of the CTN activities (Clinical Trial Network)
  • To play an active role in the ESAIC Research Committee activities
  • To participate in the selection of topics and the organisation of the ESAIC Masterclasses
  • To attend meetings of the Research Committee (normally three times per year)

Requirements

The Research Committee is usually composed of 10 members (including the Chairperson, the Past Chairperson and the Scientific Committee Chairperson and the Mentorship Programme Leader).

The Research Committee member will meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a qualified anaesthesiologist or intensivist
  • Must have been an ESAIC active member for at least one year
  • Experience in writing Grant applications and obtaining competitive funding
  • Expertise in clinical and/or laboratory research is required
  • Established academic reputation
  • Links with national/European Anaesthesiology and/or Intensive Care societies
  • Fluency in English

Gender balance and representation on the Research Committee throughout Europe are encouraged and no more than two representatives working professionally in the same 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 the Committee. A list of current Committee members is available here.

Term of Office

The term of office will start on 1 January 2023. The tenure is for three years, renewable twice for one year (maximum of 5 years).

Reimbursement

Travel expenses to attend meetings are provided according to the standard ESAIC reimbursement policy.

Application

To apply, please send the completed application form and your CV to the ESAIC Headquarters at research@ESAIC.org with the following subject ‘ESAIC Research Committee – Member vacancy 2022’ no later than 10 July 2022 (23:59 CET).

If you would like to discuss any aspect of this position, please contact Prof Alexander Zarbock, Chairperson of the Research Committee