Committee vacancies

Below is a list of opportunities for our members to participate in our governance and to support the work of the Association.

President Elect of the Association for Laboratory Medicine

We’re looking for the next President of the Association for Laboratory Medicine. It’s an exciting time to be shaping the future of the Association with our new name and brand. You’ll be leading the organisation into a new five-year strategy period and helping us build on our outstanding programme of events and learning, publishing, guidance, audits, policy, partnerships and career support for members.

The President Elect is selected through an open and transparent process. We welcome applications from all members who possess the competencies outlined in the role description. Your ability to lead with innovation, foster inclusivity, and champion sustainability will be essential as we navigate the path ahead.

Full job description

The Process

Submit a full CV and a 500-word statement highlighting experience, skills, and values relevant to the role description and how those attributes could contribute to lead the organisation and deliver on its strategy.  The statement should include:

  • Your understanding of the Association's purpose and level of engagement with activities
  • How your experience and skills equip you to lead your professional body
  • Your future vision for the Association

Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed by the Nominations Committee.

The timeline

  • Application deadline: midnight 22 March 2024
  • Interviews: w/c 29 April 2024
  • Successful candidate is recommended to Council: 14 May 2024
  • Successful candidate starts term as President Elect at the AGM: 12 June 2024

Send your application to [email protected]. Please also contact Mike if you would like to speak to anyone on Council, the Executive or the staff team about the position before applying.

LabMed Trent, Northern and Yorkshire Region

There are several TNY Committee positions vacant or coming to the end of their term.

Nominations are invited for the following positions:

  • Treasurer
    Responsibilities include book-keeping and facilitating bursaries and awards.
    Job description - TNY-Treasurer JD.pdf
     
  • Northern Regional Tutor
  • Yorkshire Regional Tutor
    Responsibilities include promoting, co-ordinating and monitoring the professional training of Clinical Scientists within their region. Please refer to Regional Tutor Guidelines in addition to job description.
    Job description - TNY-Regional Tutor JD.pdf
    Regional tutor guidelines - TNY-Regional Tutor Guidelines.pdf
     
  • Trent Representative to the Federation of Clinical Scientists (FCS)
    Responsibilities include developing and maintaining awareness of trade union issues, being a point of contact for industrial relations and attending FCS Committee meetings.
    Job description - TNY-Representative to the FCS JD.pdf
     
  • Workforce Advisory Committee Representative
    Responsibilities include attending and communicating with the Workforce Advisory Committee and supporting workforce planning analysis.
    Job description - TNY-Workforce Advisory Committee Representative JD.pdf
     
  • Medical Representative
    This nomination should be for a medically qualified full ACB Member in the region. Responsibilities include representing members in medical roles, being the point of contact for medics in the TNY Regions and disseminating information.
    Job description - TNY-Medical Representative JD.pdf
     
  • Clinical Immunologist Representative
    Responsibilities include representing Clinical Immunologists, being the point of contact for Immunologists in the TNY Regions and disseminating information.
    Job description - TNY-Clinical Immunologist Representative JD.pdf
     
  • Trent Ordinary Member
    The main responsibility is to support the work of the nominated officers of the committee.
    Job description - TNY-Ordinary Members JD.pdf

All nominees must be full Association for Laboratory Medicine members. Nomination requires completion of the nomination form, signed by a proposer and seconder who are full members of the Association for Laboratory Medicine.

Other voluntary opportunities

Below is a list of opportunities for our members to participate activites such as publishing to support the work of the Association.

Digital Learning Board

The Association for Laboratory Medicine are looking to appoint three members to the Digital Learning Board. 

The Digital Learning Board will work in partnership with relevant Executive and Council Colleagues, committee members, stakeholders and the staff team towards the timeline, production, review and approval of content for the Laboratory Medicine Learning Academy.

More details will follow shortly, however, if you would like to express early interest in joining the Digital Learning Board please submit the following form:

 

 

Laboratory Medicine Learning Academy Authors

If you wish to become an author or have existing educational content you would like to share with the Laboratory Medicine Learning Academy, please submit the following form:

 

 

 

Opportunities with external partners

*Coming soon*

We are committed to encouraging inclusion, equality and diversity in our workforce and volunteers. We are actively trying to increase the diversity of our team. We know that everyone is an individual, so please always tell us what we can do to support you.  

We welcome approaches from individuals from underrepresented groups, including those from minoritised communities, and those with a disability, to better reflect the community we serve and help broaden our perspectives. 

Our values are:   

  • We are innovative – promoting new scientific development to improve health and wellbeing.
  • We are inclusive – ensuring that we are open and accessible to everyone.
  • We care for people – helping the healthcare profession deliver better care and providing a healthy and fulfilling environment for our members and their teams.
  • We care for the planet – influencing how healthcare science can minimise our impact on the wider natural world.