The ESAIC Scientific Committee (SC) is currently reshaping its structure and is seeking to recruit Chairpersons, specialists in Intensive Care Medicine or anaesthesiologists working primarily in the ICU for its new Scientific Forums listed below:

Chairperson in Forum 2: Patients

  • This Forum includes: the Obstetric Patient; Paediatric Patient; Elderly Patient; Trauma and Resuscitation; Metabolic Disease and Obesity; Cancer

Chairperson in Forum 3: Organs (including transplant)

  • This Forum includes: the Brain (TBI, encephalopathy, etc.); Heart (cardiovascular & haemodynamics [shock, states, etc.]); Lung (ventilation, ARDS, pulmonary diseases, etc.); Hepatobiliary and Kidney; Infection/Sepsis and Immunology

Chairperson in Forum 4: Therapies

  • This Forum includes: Pharmacology; Airway Management; Fluid/Transfusion/Haemostasis and Thrombosis; Acute and Chronic Pain Management

All terms of office will start on 1 January 2023.

Each Forum will be co-chaired by one specialist dedicated to Anaesthesiology and one specialist dedicated to Intensive Care Medicine. Both Chairs are members of the ESAIC Scientific Committee as representatives of their appointed Forum and sit on one of the expert panels within their Forum.


The ESAIC Scientific Committee has the following function:

  • Its Scientific Forums provide a European platform for contact and exchange of ideas and scientific initiatives within their specific field of interest intending to produce scientific content and initiatives for conferences and educational projects organised by the ESAIC.
  • Developing the scientific programme of ESAIC Scientific Meetings. The Scientific Programme is put together based on the suggestions made by the expert panels working within the Scientific Forums.
  • Proposing educational material/content for Masterclasses, Webinars and other educational projects organised by the ESAIC.
  • Assessing abstracts submitted for presentation at Euroanaesthesia.
  • Carrying out other tasks as decided by the ESAIC Board (review of endorsements, surveys, etc.)

Requirements for Application

Applicants must be ESAIC active members in good standing and have a proven track record in the field of Intensive Care Medicine.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Applicants willing to become Chair of a Scientific Forum should ensure they can dedicate sufficient time to this commitment.

Term of office

The term of office is 3 years, plus 1 year as Past Chair, subject to availability and commitment to the chairpersons’ tasks.

Members of the Forum can apply for the Chair position if the cumulated term of office (member + chair) does not exceed 7 years.

How to apply

Candidates must send their application form along with a CV (maximum 2 sides of A4) by e-mail to – no later than 15 September 2022 (23:59 CEST).

Download the application form here.

More information

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