Nominations to elected positions on Council, Committees and Divisions

Your participation in Council, Committees and Divisions offers an exceptional opportunity to contribute to the activities of the Society and to benefit from new experiences and enhance professional development.

There are currently vacancies for Elected Members on Council, four of our Committees, and across all of our Divisions.

The closing date for nominations is Monday 16 April 2018. All nominations should be submitted to


There are two vacancies for Elected Members on the Society's Council from January 2019. Find out more about Council and its activities in its nomination form below:

Council nomination form


There are several vacancies for Elected Members on four of the Society's Committees:

  • Policy Committee – 1 vacancy
  • Professional Development Committee – 2 vacancies
  • Communications Committee – 3 vacancies

Find out more about each of the Committees on our website, and download the nomination form for the above Committees below:

Committees nomination form


  • Early Career Microbiologists’ (ECM) Forum Executive Committee – 4 vacancies

Find out more about the ECM Forum Executive Committee on our website, and download the nomination form below:

ECM Forum Executive Committee nomination form


There are vacancies across all of the Society's Divisions.

  • Eukaryotic Division – 6 vacancies
  • Prokaryotic Division – 7 vacancies
  • Irish Division – 2 vacancies
  • Virus Division – 3 vacancies

Find out more about the remit of our Divisions on our website, and download the nomination form below:

Divisions nomination form

All nominations should be submitted no later than 16 April 2018.

Any enquiries on any of the vacancies should be directed to