REMINDER: ECSS Executive Board Election 2017 - Call for Candidates

Dear Colleague,

The tenure of Professor Narici as President and Past President will come to a close following the summer congress in 2017. Executive Board therefore seeks nominations from qualified individuals to fill this vacancy, and work with remaining members of the Board to secure the long-term future of our College. The individual elected will assume responsibility for “Finances” of the European College of Sport Science.

The charter and bye-laws of ECSS state that the Executive Board should be constituted by internationally renowned scientists that represent the various discipline areas of Sport and Exercise Science. The board should also be populated by individuals from different parts of the globe and preferably reflect an equal gender distribution. Applicants must be members of the College, be able to demonstrate a strong international profile of academic and/or applied work and show commitment to and ability to serve ECSS.

In accordance to our bye-laws, the Search Committee should propose to the Executive Board at least two candidates in the following areas:

• Social sciences and humanities
• Sports medicine and physiology/Biomedical Sciences
• Biomechanics and neuromuscular

Following receipt of nominations, the ECSS Search Committee will propose a short-list to Executive Board. From this shortlist at least 2 candidates will enter an election process by members, with their biography displayed on ECSS website during the election timeframe.

The detail below outlines the roles and responsibilities and the person specification.

We kindly ask for your proposal of a suitable candidate by Monday 20th March 2017. Please submit your proposal to including 1 page CV, addressing Person Specification and 1 page motivation letter.

Yours sincerely,
Tim Cable
ECSS President

Executive Board member – Finances (time demanded at least 0.5 days per week)


• Has full knowledge of all records relating to past, current and predicted finances of the College
• Presents a report of financial status of the College to Executive Board at least twice yearly and notifies Executive Board of any financial concerns immediately
• Presents a report of financial status of the College to the Annual General Assembly at the annual Congress
• In performing these tasks, communicates directly with the Executive Director and Congress Manager in ECSS Office
• Attends all sessions of Executive Board in order to help collectively make executive decisions
• Undertakes any ECSS duties delegated to them by the President and the Executive Board

Job Descriptor

• Leads future direction of College
• Strategically Plans future activities of College
• Implementation of process
• Responsible for governance issues –quality/finance
• Steers activity of ECSS Office (only president)
• Approval of Operational decisions

Person Specification

• Significant leadership experience
• International research profile and track record in Sports Exercise Science/Medicine
• Understand developments in Sport/Exercise Science
• Have history of ECSS citizenship



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