Call for applications
28 October 2019
The term of office of current AO CMF MENA Board member Ali Adouani (Tunisia) will end in June 2020. The AO CMF MENA Board is looking for a representative of the French Africa subregion, comprising Algeria, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Tunisia, Western Sahara, and will begin the election process for this position in October 2019. Potential candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria are invited to submit their applications by midnight Central European time (CET) on November 20, 2019.
To apply for this position, the candidate must fulfill the requirements provided in the job description.
The AO CMF MENA 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 French Africa subregion (Algeria, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Tunisia, Western Sahara) and prepared to work in a multicultural environment with no travel restrictions within the region. She/he 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 CMF MENA Board for a three-year term (from July 2020 to June 2023). In this role, she/he will contribute to all board activities for AO CMF MENA, with a special focus on countries in the French Africa subregion.
Applications must be submitted by email to Project Manager Education AO CMF Sonia Rebustini at: firstname.lastname@example.org by midnight CET on November 20, 2019. The nomination committee will review all applications and, by end November 2019, select the candidates who fulfil 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, she/he 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 CMF MENA board, active AO CMF MENA faculty members with educational experience within the last five years from the French Africa subregion (Algeria, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Tunisia, Western Sahara), voting members of any AO CMF global commission or task force (Community Development Commission, Web Editorial Group, AO Technical Commission, R&D Commission, Global Education Task Force) who are residents of AO CMF MENA French Africa 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 January 2020. She/he is expected to assume the post on July 2020.
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 (CV)
- A one-page letter of Intent describing the candidate’s goals and priorities as a future AO CMF MENA Board member and French Africa 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 November 20, 2019 to:
Project Manager Education AO CMF
AO Foundation / AO CMF
Clavadelerstrasse 8, 7270 Davos, Switzerland
Phone +41 81 414 21 11, Fax +41 81 414 22 80
All applications will be treated as strictly confidential. Please contact Sonia Rebustini directly with any questions.