[ASA] ASA Early Career Researchers chapter: Steering Committee elections

Sarah Martell s.martell at unsw.edu.au
Mon May 28 16:24:57 AEST 2018

Dear colleagues,

This is a friendly reminder that we'd like nominations byWednesdayfor 
two regular steering committee positions, one student rep, and one 
senior rep. Feel free to send any questions you have about the steering 
committee to Sarah Martell, the returning officer for this election 
(s.martell at unsw.edu.au <mailto:s.martell at unsw.edu.au>).

the ECR chapter steering committee

On 15/05/2018 7:41 am, Sarah Martell wrote:
> Dear colleagues,
> The Early Career Researcher Chapter of the ASA is inviting ECR Chapter 
> Members to nominate for a number of positions on the Chapter Steering 
> Committee.
> The Chapter is active in promoting and assisting the career 
> development of early- and mid-career researchers in the Australian 
> astronomy community. The goals of the chapter are:
> * Inform the members about opportunities for professional training and 
> support
> * Provide training for the members in areas of professional development
> * Connect the members with each other, and also with senior researcher 
> mentors, providing a support network
> * Act as an advocacy and representation body for the members
> The ECR chapter has been active since 2013. Over that period it has 
> organised activities that have been beneficial to our ECR members, 
> including workshops (2012, 2014, 2016 and 2018), the ‘Meet-a-Mentor’ 
> session at the annual ASA meeting (co-organised with the IDEA 
> Chapter), and a mentoring scheme, partnering senior mentors with 
> postdocs and PhD students.
> The ECR Chapter is run by a Steering Committee who play a leading role 
> in devising and implementing initiatives to fulfill the Chapter’s 
> goals. The Committee consists of a Chair, five Steering Committee 
> members, a student representative and a senior representative. There 
> is also an ASA council representative, who is ex-officio unless they 
> are also elected to the committee. Terms are held for two years 
> (ordinary members) and one year (student representative and senior 
> representative).
> We are now inviting nominations for four positions: senior 
> representative, student representative, and two ordinary committee 
> members. These positions are open to all Chapter members, except for 
> the student representative, which is open to students only. Current 
> Steering Committee members are welcome to renominate if they wish.
> Sarah Martell will be the returning officer for this election, so all 
> nominations should go to her via email (s.martell at unsw.edu.au) by 
> Wednesday 30 May. Each nomination must include a brief paragraph 
> summarising your interest in the position and how you intend to 
> contribute to the broad goals of the Chapter. Please note that this 
> information will be made available to voters.
> Kind regards,
> Sarah Martell - ECR chapter steering committee immediate past chair 
> and returning officer
> on behalf of the ECR Chapter steering committee
> -- 
> Sarah Martell
> Senior Lecturer
> School of Physics, UNSW Sydney
> s.martell at unsw.edu.au  / +61 2 9385 6547

Sarah Martell
Senior Lecturer
School of Physics, UNSW Sydney
s.martell at unsw.edu.au / +61 2 9385 6547

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