Elections

Call for applications for board membership

Call for applications for Membership of ESC Committees and Groups (other than Board)

Call for applications for Editorial Board membership 

Call for applications for board membership

ESC members, regardless of professional group may apply for vacant board member positions. An overview indicating the situation for your own country is listed here.

The application form can be completed and submitted here.
Questions? info@escrh.eu

NOTE: you must have paid your 2018 subscription before you apply.

Closing date to apply: 15 March 2018
Please read the description regarding what Board membership entails before applying! Details are included in the Statutes, Rules, and Policies.

Procedure

March 15, 2018
Closing date for Board membership applications

April 2018

  • Each country with a vacancy will vote using the ESC website.
  • All voting members must have paid their 2018 subscription before they can vote.
  • Voting will be by secret ballot.
  • If there is only one candidate, voting will still take place.
  • The decision will be by simple majority ie the person with the most votes will be appointed. If there are 2 vacancies, the 2 persons getting the most votes will be appointed. If there is a 'tie' of votes, the 'winner' will be decided by the toss of a coin.
  • There will be no proxy votes.
  • Applicants will be advised of the results, which will be announced formally at the General Assembly (GA) in Budapest.

The (paid-up) members of the following countries will be invited to vote in April:

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Rep
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Hungary
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Switzerland
  • Tajikistan
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom
  • Uzbekistan

If there is a position vacant for your country and if you are interested in Board membership, please complete the application form not later than 15 March 2018.

Call for applications for Membership of ESC Committees and Groups (other than Board)

Information to apply for the following vacant posts:
- Executive Committee
- Internal Scientific Committee
- Editorial Team (Editor and Editor-in-Chief)
- Expert Groups

Complete and submit your application HERE

Application

Please read the descriptions of the posts before applying! Details are included in the Statutes, Rules and Policies and are available on the ESC website: http://www.escrh.eu/about-esc/statutes-rules-policies

All new members standing for election or current members standing for re-election to one of the above mentioned posts must complete the online application form.

Applications should be in English. All meetings and correspondence are in English.

Applicants must be able to commit the time and resources requested of them as a member of one of the above committees or groups.

Who can apply?

Any 2018 paid-up member of ESC may apply, regardless of professional group.

Candidates for the Executive Committee must have been Board Members for at least one period of 2 years to stand for the EC. In case a current Board member needs to be re-elected, he/she can apply for an Executive Com. position, pending the result of the election as board member.

Candidates for the Internal Scientific Committee can be Board members or non Board members. ISC members may be newly elected Board members.

Candidates for the Editorial Team (Editor or Editor-in-Chief) can be Board members or non Board members.

Candidates for the Expert Groups can be Board members or non Board members.

Deadline

The closing date for application will be 1 April 2018.
Closing date for the Editor-in-Chief applications is 15 March 2018.

Voting process

Applicants may apply for as many vacancies on ESC committees and groups as they wish. Please see Rules and Policies for more information, especially regarding Expert Groups.

Voting at the Board will be in the following order: Executive Committee, ISC, Editorial Team and then EGs.

Applicants will be removed from subsequent voting rounds if already appointed and ineligible to stand for a further post or if they themselves wish no longer to be considered.

Applicants should review the table below to see whether they may be a member of more than one committee or group.

 
EC
ISC
ET
EG**
EB

EC
 
NO*
NO
YES
YES
 
ISC
NO*
 
YES
YES
YES
 
ET
NO
YES
 
YES
NO
 
EG**
YES
YES
YES
 
YES
 
EB
YES
YES
NO
YES
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

EC = Executive committee (*one member of the EC is on the ISC)
ISC = Internal Scientific committee
EG = Expert Group  ** a member may only belong to one expert group at any one time
ET = Editorial Team
EB = Editorial Board

Call for applications for Editorial Board membership

Editorial Board Membership of the European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care

Who can apply?

Any paid–up member of ESC may apply, regardless of professional group. Candidates for the Editorial Board can be Board members or non Board members.

Deadline

The completed application forms are returned to the Central Office at info@escrh.eu
The closing date will be 1 April 2018.

Election process

The Editorial Team – after due consideration – will appoint the new members of the Editorial Board.

Applicants may apply for other vacancies on ESC committees and groups as they wish (by using the generic application form).

Tasks of the Editorial Board include

* Writing an Editorial during your four years’ mandate 
* Reviewing papers 
* Helping us in finding external reviewers 
* Helping us in finding and inviting first-rank authors

Complete and submit your application HERE

 

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Poll

Are there mandatory sexuality education classes/lessons at primary/secondary school in your country?
Primary
11%
Secondary
42%
Both
11%
Neither
37%
Total votes: 19

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