Call for nomination of EPS president-elect

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A number of vacancies will arise on the European Physical Society [EPS] Executive Committee in 2016, including the position of President-elect. According to the EPS bylaws, a Selection Committee has been created to establish a list of candidates for the replacement of outgoing members, and for the President-elect.

The Selection Committee is currently accepting suggestions from EPS Member Societies, Associate Members and Individual Members for the position as EPS President-elect. Please note that the individual elected as EPS President-elect will become EPS President in April 2017 for a 2 year term.

The Selection Committee will assess all proposals submitted and establish a short list of candidates with appropriate background and experience, and which will also addresses diversity issues in membership. 

Enquiries should be submitted by email to the Secretary General d [dot] lee [at] eps [dot] org. The deadline for formal nominations will be 30 September 2015.

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