Position Title: Early Career Scientist Board Representative
Reports To: Board of Directors
Term: Two Years
Compensation: Up to $1,000 in Travel Expense Reimbursement
General Duties & Responsibilities
The position of Early Career Scientist Board Representative on the Board of Directors of ASLMS offers a practical non-profit, non-voting board leadership experience and opportunities to receive mentoring from established leaders. In addition, the individual will inform the board and provide a student’s perspective on issues impacting early career scientists and their education. The ASLMS board welcomes the unique perspective residents and fellows can bring to the organization.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
- Serve two-year term effective at the ASLMS 2017 Annual Conference following appointment by the Board of Directors.
- Promote ASLMS to peers and colleagues around the world.
- Demonstrate leadership skills and a desire to serve the Society.
- Attend two board meetings each year and the Industry Advisory Council meeting at the Annual Conference, and participate in three board teleconferences throughout the remainder of the year.
- Contribute one article/video per quarter to the Society’s official enewsletter.
- Adhere to Board Policies, Bylaws and both the Board and ASLMS Code of Ethics, and represent ASLMS in a positive and supportive manner.
- Maintain confidentiality regarding discussions held at board meetings.
- Avoid and/or disclose conflicts of interest between the position of Early Career Scientist Board Representative and the incumbent’s professional or personal life.
- Respect the opinions of the Board of Directors and support actions taken by the Board.
- Act in the best interest of ASLMS, above personal interests or beliefs.
- Attend, if possible, annual conference educational sessions.
- Must be an ASLMS member in good standing.
- During the two-year term (April 2017-March 2019) as an Early Career Scientist Board Representative, the Early Career Scientist must be enrolled in a master’s or post-doctoral program for a minimum of 13 months. For example, scientists in four year programs qualify if they are in their first, second or third year of education.
- Desire to maintain leadership and to be active in Society governance after the two-year term is completed.
Submit a completed application, curriculum vitae, a letter of recommendation from the program director or chair, and a letter of recommendation from an instructor who is an ASLMS member in good standing to:
JoAnn Janikowski, Associate Executive Director
2100 Stewart Avenue
Suite 240, Wausau, WI 54401
Or via email: email@example.com
The deadline is Friday, December 9, 2016.
Please contact the ASLMS Central Office at 715-845-9283 or firstname.lastname@example.org with additional questions or concerns.