01 November 2017
We are seeking nominations from Society members to propose a candidate for appointment to the Executive Committee of the International Union of Psychological Sciences (IUPsyS).
Established in 1889 the IUPsyS’s mission is "the development, representation and advancement of psychology as a basic and applied science nationally, regionally, and internationally". To do this it currently represents 82 country members, 20 affiliated organisations representing over a million psychologists worldwide.
We invite all BPS members to propose a candidate by 5pm on Monday 20 November. All proposals will be considered by a BPS selection panel who will submit the final nomination to the IUPsyS by the end of November. The successful candidate will be decided by vote at the IUPsyS's General Assembly.
Nominations will require:
Duties of the Executive Committee (EC) include:
EC members are also expected to take responsibility for one major initiative identified in the current strategic priorities of the Union. A time commitment of at least a half-day per week is required. EC members are expected to attend one EC meeting a year, varying in length from two to five days, participate in regular electronic (including telephonic) meetings and communications, and carry out assigned tasks. For more information about the IUPsyS visit their website.