Council and Committee nominations
The Society regularly seeks new members to join its Council and committees to help shape the future of endocrinology.
We have vacancies for Treasurer, Council and Committees (deadlines 5 July, 31 July and 13 September respectively).
Read about our Diversity, inclusion and selection processes for all vacancies.
Committee vacancies from January 2020
Committee members also help to advance their own careers by sharing their expertise, further developing leadership skills and working with other leaders in the field.
We are indebted to those who volunteer their time and expertise in order to carry out the activities of committees. Details of the work of each committee can be found within their remits on the specific committee pages.
Committee members' key responsibilities:
- Attending all or most committee meetings which normally take place in London 2-3 times a year
- The Society will reimburse travel expenses
- Typical length of committee meeting is 2-3 hours
- Members are notified of meeting dates 9-12 months in advance
- Meeting agenda and papers are circulated 1-2 weeks in advance of meeting
- Upon election, new members are provided with the minutes of the last meeting
- Being available for consultation on committee-related matters in between meetings, primarily by email
The term of office of an elected member on most committees is 4 years.
Members may apply themselves or nominate other members.
Please complete and return the form below by 13 September 2019.
Further details particular to each committee vacancy can be found below and the full remits are available on the relevant Committee pages.
Corporate Liaison Committee
The role has a 3 year term, we will be selecting members who are able to foster partnerships and collaborations between the Society and industry for mutually beneficial projects which further patient care and education. Visit the Corporate Liaison Committee page for a full remit and details of current committee members.
Early Career Steering Group
The term of office is 3 years. We have vacancies for two scientist members either working towards a PhD or up to 7 years post-PhD, and for a clinician member at least 3 years pre-completion of clinical training. Visit the Early Career Steering Group for a full remit and details of current group members.
The term of office is 4 years. Visit the Public Engagement Committee page for a full remit and details of current committee members. Some members of this committee fulfil specific roles, i.e. Media, Best Practice, Member Training – you can find more details below. Please highlight on the nomination form if you have any extra experience or expertise in these areas.
The role has a 4 year term. Visit the Science Committee page for a full remit and details of current committee members.
Call for nominations for Council members
There are three vacancies on Council from November at the AGM. The term of office is 4 years.
Professor Ruth Andrew, Prof Mark Gurnell and Professor Martin Hewison are stepping down and Chair of Council from November will be Professor Raj Thakker. Read the Council remit.
Society members may apply or nominate others (with their permission) using the Council nomination form below. The deadline is 31 July 2019.
Call for nominations for Treasurer
Dr Barbara McGowan will retire at the 2020 AGM and a Treasurer-elect will be appointed at this year’s AGM. Nominations may be put forward by the Council or any two Full Members by 5 July 2019.
The skills required for the position are:
• Substantial experience of the Society’s management
• Substantial knowledge of managing large budgets
• A sound understanding of investments and management accounts
• Previous experience of chairing a committee
The term of office is 1 year as Treasurer-elect followed by 5 years as Treasurer.
As an Officer, the Treasurer is automatically a Director and Trustee of the Society for Endocrinology. This carries with it all the normal responsibilities of being a company director, as well as being a charity trustee. The Charity Commission’s ‘Responsibilities of Charity Trustees’ can be found at www.charity-commission.gov.uk/Publications/cc3.aspx