Callout to join the BASES Scientific Programme Committee deadline 3 May

10th April 2019

BASES wishes to appoint seven representatives to the BASES Annual Conference Scientific Programme Committee. All successful applicants will serve a term of two years covering the BASES Conferences in 2020 and 2021.

The following positions are being recruited for:

  • Chair
  • Deputy Chair
  • Division Representative:
    • Biomechanics and Motor Behaviour
    • Physical Activity for Health
    • Physiology and Nutrition
    • Psychology
    • Sport and Performance

The Scientific Programme Committee consists of seven BASES professional members who are appointed by the BASES Board.

General Purpose

The main functions of the Scientific Programme Committee include:

  • To design the programme of the BASES Annual Conference.
  • To nominate and invite keynote speakers.
  • To chair sessions at the BASES Annual Conference.

Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Support BASES to deliver a high-quality Annual Conference programme.
  • Attend meetings to organise the conference programme (1 in-person at the Annual Conference; 3 by teleconference).
  • Respond to e-mails in a timely fashion (ideally the same day).

If you would like more information about being a Committee Member or the Chair/Deputy Chair of the Committee, please see the following documents - ChairDeputy Chair  and Division Rep .

Informal Enquiries:

Tom Holden, BASES Executive Director

To Apply:

Please e-mail the application form to the BASES office manager, by Friday 3 May 2019 with a brief overview of why you are a suitable candidate; outlining how you meet the job specification above.


BASES stands for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. BASES is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK.

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