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IUPHAR Call for Nominations

Call for IUPHAR Executive Committee Nominations Open

The International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (IUPHAR) Nominations Committee is now accepting nominations for President-Elect, Treasurer and Executive Committee positions. Nominations are accepted by member societies only. Nominations are due 3 January 2022. If you would like to self nominate for any position, please contact your member society. The terms for all the positions will begin July 2022.

Preparing to Apply: A 250-word nomination letter (letter of support) by the member society, 250-word motivation letter by the candidate stating why the candidate is applying for the position and a structured CV are required.

After Applying: The IUPHAR Nominations Committee will review candidates and release the nomination slate (including a short CV and motivation letter) on or before 30 March 2022. The slate will open for member society election on 1 April 2022.

 

Role: President-Elect  

Qualifications:

  • Nominated by an IUPHAR member society in good standing.
  • Nominees for President-Elect should have served on the Executive Committee.

Responsibilities of Role:

  • Works with secretary-general to be informed of IUPHAR’s activities, i.e., communication with member societies.
  • Works with officers on strategic and governmental issues.
  • Utilizes term of officer to become familiar with the current issues of the society in order to prepare for the office of President.
  • Presides in the absence of the President.
  • Serves as a member of the Executive Committee.

Term of Role: The President-Elect shall hold office for two (2) years, 2022-2024, and will assume the role of President upon the completion of his/her term as President-Elect to serve as President for two (2) additional years, 2024-2026.

 

Role: Treasurer  

Qualifications:

  • Nominated by an IUPHAR member society in good standing.

 Responsibilities of Role:

  • Serves as chair of the finance committee.
  • Oversees IUPHAR budget, and annual budget review, and dues collection (via executive office)
  • Audits and controls expenses, assets, and investments.
  • Oversees budget plans for future World Congresses.
  • Role in raising funds for IUPHAR activities.
  • Contributes to strategic plan.
  • Serves as a member of the Executive Committee.

Term of Role: The Treasurer shall hold office for four (4) years, 2022-2026.

 

Chair: Clinical and Translational Pharmacology  

Qualifications:

  • Nominated by an IUPHAR member society in good standing.
  • Must be co-nominated by the Clinical Division.

Responsibilities of Role:

  • Leads clinical pharmacology worldwide, via the clinical and translational pharmacology section, and attached committees, considering the global health challenges, especially for resource-limited countries.
  • Supports the development of clinical pharmacology in all its forms, in hospital, academia, industry and biotech.
  • Works with NC-IUPHAR basic and translational pharmacology section and Early Career Researchers on translational research.
  • Liaises with WHO.
  • Serves as a member of the Executive Committee.

Term of Role: The Chair Clinical and Translational Pharmacology shall hold office for four (4) years, 2022-2026.

 

Chair: Basic and Translational Pharmacology  

Qualifications:

  • Nominated by an IUPHAR member society in good standing.

Responsibilities of Role:

  • Leads basic pharmacology worldwide, via the basic and translational pharmacology section and attached committees.
  • Supports the development of basic pharmacology and immunopharmacology in all its forms, in hospital, academia, industry and biotech.
  • Works with NC-IUPHAR basic and translational pharmacology section and Early Career Researchers on translational research.

Term of Role: The Chair Basic and Translational Pharmacology shall hold office for two (2) years, 2022-2024.

 

Chair: NC-IUPHAR  

Qualifications:

  • Nominated by an IUPHAR member society in good standing.
  • Must be co-nominated by NC-IUPHAR.

Responsibilities of Role:

  • Leads NC-IUPHAR worldwide, via the NC-IUPHAR pharmacology section, and multiple subcommittees.
  • Supports the development of nomenclature and standards in pharmacology and immunopharmacology.
  • Charged with IUPHAR/BPS Guidetopharmacology, immunopharmacology, and other guides, including the Concise Guide in conjunction with British Journal of Pharmacology.
  • Works with basic and clinical pharmacology sections on translational research.

Term of Role: The Chair NC-IUPHAR shall hold office for four (4) years, 2022-2026  

 

Chair: Education Section

Qualifications:

  • Nominated by an IUPHAR member society in good standing.

Responsibilities of Role:

  • Coordinates IUPHAR’s activities in education in basic and clinical pharmacology, including educational database initiatives.
  • Ensures financial and content viability of Pharmacology Education Project (PEP) and its relevancy worldwide.
  • Liaises with Pharmacology Education Project office.

 Term of Role: The Chair Education Section shall hold office for two (2) years, 2022-2024.  

 

Chair: Early Career Researchers Section  

Qualifications:

  • Nominated by an IUPHAR member society in good standing.

Responsibilities of Role:

  • Leads the Early Career Research Committee, taking into account the different requirements for ECR worldwide.
  • Liaises/Works with the Education Committee to closely link IUPHAR ECR and education activities. Liaises/Works with the Communications Committee to co-ordinate communications/social media activities.

 Term of Role: The Chair Early Career Researchers shall hold office for four (4) years, 2022-2026  

 

Chair: Governance Section  

Qualifications:

  • Nominated by an IUPHAR member society in good standing.

Responsibilities of Role:

  • Ensures ethics, diversity and correct governance is maintained within IUPHAR and that IUPHAR/Executive Office has a full set of guidelines.
  • Identifies and supports prospective memberships for IUPHAR with input from the Officers and EC. Oversees voting procedures.

Term of Role: The Chair Governance Section shall hold office for two (2) years, 2022-2024.  

 

Member-at-large  

Qualifications:

  • Nominated by an IUPHAR member society in good standing.

Responsibilities of Role:

  • Liaising closely with Secretary-General in communication with member societies and further tasks.
  • In cooperation with the other Member-at-large, this role will focus on the needs and opportunities of pharmacology in resource-limited countries world-wide to work towards solutions.

Term of Role: The Member-at-large shall hold office for two (2) years, 2022-2024.  

 

Member-at-large  

Qualifications:

  • Nominated by an IUPHAR member society in good standing.

Responsibilities of Role:

  • In cooperation with the other Member-at-large overviewing needs and opportunities of pharmacology in resource-limited countries world-wide and work towards solutions.

Link to the Clinical Pharmacology in Resource-Limited Countries.

  • Link with international funding resources to support pharmacology in resource-limited countries in relation to health, drug discovery and development.
  • Link with education section.

 Term of Role: The Member-at-large shall hold office for four (4) years, 2022-2026.

Nominations will be accepted until 3 January 2022. 

The Nominations Committee will develop a slate of candidates in March 2022 for IUPHAR Officer and Executive Committee approval. A ballot to IUPHAR members will be emailed in April 2022. If you have any questions or need assistance, please email the Executive Office at admin@iuphar.org.

Thank you for your membership and support to IUPHAR.