Call for applications: AO CMFMENA Board member GCC North subregion
02 October 2020
The term of office of Mohamed Nadershah, the current AO CMFMENA Board member representing GCC North (Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia), will end in June 2021.
The AO CMFMENA Board is looking for a representative of the GCC North subregion and will begin the election process for this position in October 2020. Potential candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria are invited to submit their applications by midnight Central European time (CET) on October 31, 2020.
To apply for this position, the candidate must fulfill the requirements provided in the job description .
The AO CMFMENA Board position is suited to a highly-motivated individual of professional repute and excellent scientific and clinical recognition, both within the subregion of practice and the Middle East and Northern Africa region.
The elected member should be a resident of one of the countries in the GCC North subregion (Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia) and prepared to work in a multicultural environment with no travel restrictions within the region. He/she is expected to have the vision to contribute to the global AO CMF community and help the regional organization to set new standards in positioning AO CMF as a global leader in craniomaxillofacial surgery education and research.
The successful candidate will become a member of the AO CMFMENA Board for a three-year term (from July 2021 to June 2024). In this role, he/she will contribute to all board activities for AO CMFMENA, with a special focus on countries in the GCC North subregion.
Applications must be submitted by e-mail to AO CMFMENA Regional Director Diana Greiner at firstname.lastname@example.org by midnight CET on October 31, 2020. The nomination committee will review all applications and, by the end of November 2020, select the candidates who fulfill the prerequisites.
The "first past the post" election mechanism with multiple rounds (runoffs) will be used. If a candidate achieves an absolute majority in any round, he/she will be the winner. The candidate with the least votes will be eliminated at each round. Another round will be carried out if no candidate achieves an absolute majority.
The electorate includes all voting members of the AO CMFMENA Board, active AO CMFMENA faculty members with educational experience within the last five years from the GCC North subregion, voting members of any AO CMF global commission or task force (AO CMF Community Development Commission, Web Editorial Group, Technical Commission, Research and Development Commission, Education Commission) who are residents of AO CMFMENA GCC North subregion. Candidates running for election are ineligible to vote in the election. Each voting member has one vote.
The name of the elected member will be announced by December 2020. He/she is expected to assume the post in July 2021.
How to apply
Only applicants who fulfill the requirements provided in the job description and who submit the following documents will be considered for election:
- Curriculum vitae
- A one-page letter of Intent describing the candidate’s goals and priorities as a future AO CMFMENA Board member and GCC North subregion representative
- AO Officer Application Form
- Signed copy of the AO Foundation Code of Ethics
Eligible candidates must submit their completed application no later than midnight CET on October 31, 2020 to:
Regional Director AO CMFMENA
AO /AO CMF
Clavadelerstrasse 8, 7270 Davos, Switzerland
Phone: +41 81 414 21 11, Fax +41 81 414 22 80