ASME’s Board of Directors would like to invite applications from the membership to join the Board to provide Maternity Leave cover as Director of Events.   It is anticipated to be for a period of 12 months from January 2021.

This opportunity will enable interested members who wish to make an active contribution to ASME, gain experience in involvement in organising large events, insight into how a Board operates, influence policy and/or ideas and to provide fresh and possibly alternative viewpoints/ideas to the Board.

The Role description is attached here.

Appointment of Directors by the Board process
If you would like to apply to join the Board as a Director, you should submit your CV and up to a 300 word statement outlining your background and experience and what you would bring to ASME generally and also specifically in terms of organising our events, for example our ASM.  Due to the current situation in the UK, this maybe in a virtual format.  

Confirmation from your Line Manager and/or Institution of their support/agreement for this role should also be attached to the statement.

All Directors are required to be active and current individual members of ASME.

How to Apply 
If you would like to apply, please forward your statement, CV and your Line Manager’s agreement to Sarah Innes, HR Manager at: by 5pm Monday 21st December 2020

It is anticipated that interviews will be held soon afterwards, most likely by Zoom.

A full handover from our current Director of Events is planned for January/February 2021 for the successful applicant.

Please note that no remuneration is paid to Directors, but expenses for attending Board meetings etc are reimbursed in line with ASME’s expenses policy.

ASME particularly welcomes applicants from diverse and under-represented backgrounds.


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