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Get involved in a directorship position

Are you looking to build your governance experience while supporting the advancement of microbiology? Then have a look at our vacant directorship positions.
FEMS is looking for candidates for 3 Directors with the portfolios:
  • Internationalisation and Events
  • Education and Public Understanding of Science
  • Research and Publications
For the period of: January 2018 to December 2020

Please get in touch with the FEMS Delegate of the society you are a member of, or any Board Member of our Executive Committee if you are interested in one of these positions.

Please find below frequently asked questions on the nomination procedure:

Question Answer
Where can I find information on the positions? The positions are described in the Final Call for 2017 Nominations for Directorships.
How can I nominate someone for a Director vacancy? The current nomination process is as outlined in Article 7 of our existing Standing Orders on Company Administration and must include:

  • a nomination statement (from the nominating Society)
  • a motivation letter (from the nominee)
  • a brief curriculum vitae of the nominee
To whom should the nomination be addressed? Please send all nominations for Directorships and positions on the Election Committee to fems@fems-microbiology.org with the subject header: FEMS NOMINATIONS: (FAO Stefano Donadio)
What is the nomination deadline? 30 April 2017
I am interested in getting nominated, what do I need to do? You can express your interest in nomination by contacting the Delegate of your FEMS Member Societya. You can find a list of FEMS Member Societies and their FEMS Delegates here. To complete your nomination, the Society will require from you:

  •  your motivation letter
  •  your brief curriculum vitae
I have sent in a nomination, but it is not complete. What do I need to do? You can send the remaining items of the required documents/statements to fems@fems-microbiology.org with the subject header: FEMS NOMINATIONS: (FAO Stefano Donadio), deadline 30 April 2017:

  • a nomination statement (from the nominating Society)
  • a motivation letter (from the nominee)
  • a brief curriculum vitae of the nominee
Read about the positions in the Final Call for 2017 Nominations for Directorships
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