The British Society for Immunology is looking for new members to join our Congress Committee. The primary responsibility of the Committee is to develop, oversee and deliver the scientific programme for the BSI Congress. In particular, the Committee reviews and approves proposed sessions and has oversight over the submission and review process. Congress Committee members are also involved in organising and chairing specific sessions as required.
We are seeking three General Members (at any stage of their career), one Clinical Member and one PhD/Early Career Member (no more than 3 years' postdoc) who will take a particular interest in putting together the Bright Sparks session at Congress. Members sit on the Committee for four years and are expected to attend quarterly meetings, some of which are conducted via teleconference. For more information and the full terms of reference, please visit the Congress Committee page on our website.
If you are interested in joining Congress Committee, please submit a summary of your studies/career, what you would bring to the Committee and indicate the position you are applying for (500 words max.) to the BSI Committees Officer Angela Rausch at firstname.lastname@example.org by noon on Friday 12 January 2018. You must be a BSI member to apply. Applications wil be reviewed by Gary Entrican (Congress Secretary), Jo Revill, (CEO) and Angela Rausch (Committees Officer).
If you would like to discuss this opportunity, Gary Entrican, Madhvi Menan (current Early Careers rep) and Emily Gwyer Findlay (previous Early Careers rep) will be available on the BSI stand at Congress during the poster session at 17:00 - 19:00 on Tuesday 5 December.