Call for EMCR Representative on the National Committees for Science is now open for the following committees:
National Committee for Antarctic Research – representative from the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists
The Australian Academy of Science convenes 22 discipline-based National Committees for Science. These committees work with Australian and international scientists to foster their discipline, provide input into policy, and advise the Academy’s Council on Australia’s representation on the International Science Council and other international bodies.
The National Committees and the Academy’s Early- and Mid-Career Researcher (EMCR) Forum have partnered to create EMCR Representative positions on each National Committee. These positions will provide a voice for EMCRs in each discipline, provide additional avenues for EMCRs to inform the Academy’s policy advice and help the committees to develop effective EMCR activities.
National Committees meet in person one or two times per year and by videoconference up to four times per year. The member will also be involved in ongoing committee business outside meetings. Terms are for 24 months in duration, and travel and accommodation costs to attend meetings is provided.
The role of the EMCR Representative is to:
The EMCR Representative must be:
Applications are considered by the chair of the relevant National Committee, based on:
Complete the application form here
If you require more information, please contact
National Committees for Science
Australian Academy of Science
GPO Box 783
Canberra ACT 2601
Phone: 02 6201 9400
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