Council appointed positions

During 2021, Council will need to appoint the next President of the Society, who will take office from 1 January 2022, for three years. 

In addition, the Society will appoint to the following roles:

  • Co-Chair-elect of the Building Communities Committee, to serve two years as Chair-elect of the Scientific Conferences Panel and co-Chair-elect of Building Communities Committee from 1 January 2022 (then two years as Chair of the Scientific Conference Panel and co-Chair of Building Communities Committee from 1 January 2024).
  • Co-Chair of the Impact and Influence Committee, to serve three years from 1 January 2022
  • Co-Chair-elect of the Impact and Influence Committee to serve one year as co-Chair-elect from 1 January 2022 (then three years as co-Chair from 1 January 2023).
  • Co-Chair of the Sustainability Committee, who will serve three years from 1 January 2022.

The Council Appointed Positions process in underway and the Appointments Panel will take a shortlist of preferred candidates and a final recommendation to Council in July for consideration and appointment. A formal announcement to all Members will follow at the Society Annual General Meeting.

Job descriptions for each position can be found below. Terms of reference for all Committees and Panels are also available.

President of the Microbiology Society

President of the Microbiology Job Description


Co-Chair-elect of the Building Communities Committee

Building Communities Committee co-Chair Job Description


Co-Chair of the Impact and Influence Committee

Impact and Influence Committee co-Chair Job Description


Co-Chair of the Sustainability Committee

Sustainability Committee co-Chair Job Description

 


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