EACTS is recruiting for a Chair to lead the new Women in Cardiothoracic Surgery Committee

EACTS is recruiting a dedicated cardiothoracic surgeon to lead the newly formed Women in Cardiothoracic Surgery Committee at EACTS. This recently established Committee aims to encourage more women surgeons in the field of cardiothoracic surgery, as well as identify and promote educational and professional opportunities for women surgeons in the sector and within EACTS.

Working with the EACTS Secretary General, the Committee Chair will take the lead in the establishment of the Committee. The Chair will be responsible for recruiting Committee members, developing the Committee’s aims, leading its activities, and ensuring that the activities are in line with its objectives and EACTS’ mission to raise standards in education and training.

The ideal candidate will be an established surgeon with significant clinical experience and exceptional team leading skills, and will have an excellent track record in promoting equal opportunities and developing programmes for cardiothoracic surgeons. The successful applicant will have a strong interest in encouraging women in the cardiothoracic surgery field and a firm belief in EACTS’ mission and values.

EACTS membership is a prerequisite to apply for this role.

Applicants are encouraged to apply by forwarding their CV and covering letter addressed to Prof Domenico Pagano, EACTS Secretary General, and please email to Stephanie Halksworth at Stephanie.Halksworth@eacts.co.uk.

Deadline for application is: 31 July