Additional opportunities

Microbiology Society’s Chair Elect of Federation of Infection Societies (FIS) Representative

The Microbiology Society is looking to appoint a Chair-elect to support the Chair with the delivery of our FIS programme from 2020 and beyond and represent the Society at the annual meetings of the Federation of Infection Societies (FIS). The Chair and Chair-elect are also invited to attend meetings of the Scientific Conferences Committee, 3 times per year.

The role of the Chair-elect will be for a two year term commencing in January 2020 and then becoming Chair for a further two years. You can read more about the position in the job description below and if you have any questions please email

If you are interested in supporting the work of the society and have a keen interest in infection or clinical microbiology please send a short statement of expression by 3 May 2019 to our conferences team:

Please include in with your statement:

  • Your name
  • Job title
  • Place of work
  • Contact details

Please tell us in no more than 200 words:

  • Why you would be interested in this position
  • What you can bring to the role
FIS representative job description