Call for candidates to the Coordination Team of AESOP YA
- February 23, 2015
Being involved in these events and projects also enabled me to meet senior academics in planning network, while bringing a level of recognition which also helped opening of new routes in my early carrier.
Ender Peker, University of Reading
Now it is time to leave the coordination team but I will certainly continue to enjoy the professional networks, friendships, and experiences that I had developed through AESOP-YA.
The call for candidates to the Coordination Team of the AESOP Young Academics Network is now open.
The AESOP YA Network is an AESOP working group in particular addressed at planners who have only recently entered the academic world: PhD students, postdocs, people starting in academic positions. The activities of the AESOP YA network are complementary to other activities that are being deployed within AESOP as a whole.
The Coordination Team (CT) holds the managerial powers of the Young Academics Network.
The mandatory period of the member of the Coordination Team is two years.
In May 2015 three new members of the CT shall be elected. They will replace stepping down members of the CT: Verena Peer, Feras Hammami and Ender Peker. Lauren Ugur will move to the position of the Senior Advisor.
The new Coordination Team will elect a new Chair of the Coordination Team in June 2015.
Only members of the AESOP Young Academics Network can stand for the election to the Coordination Team.
If you are interested in becoming part of the coordination team please send to firstname.lastname@example.org expression of interest, composed of:
A motivation letter with a programme for your mandate (max 400 words);
Deadline for application is April 13, 2015.
The statements of motivation, programmes and CVs of the candidates will be made available for the members of the Young Academics Network on 13th April 2015. The presentation of the profiles of the candidates will be terminated on 10th May 2015.
The online election of the new members of the Coordination Team of the Young Academics Network will take place on 11-31 May 2015 via the Young Academics Network website. Only members of the AESOP Young Academics Network are eligible to vote.
The results of the election will be announced by the AESOP Secretary General on the AESOP website on 1st June 2015.
AESOP community strongly encourages young colleagues to get involved in the activities of the Young Academics Network and stand for the election.
AESOP Young Academics network membership registration is frozen from 13th April 2015 until the 1st June 2015.