ERS elections and open positions

Alongside an opportunity for members to take on official and essential roles within the European Respiratory Society (ERS) structure, ERS members also have an opportunity to have their say about the future leaders of the Society through open voting.

National Delegates, Assembly Heads and Secretaries, and Group Chairs and Secretaries

Nominations are currently open for the following position:

  • Group 9.01 – Secretary

To become a candidate, please visit the elections page of myERS. To nominate a colleague, please send an email to elections@ersnet.org.

Nominations for this position will close on 24 May, 2024; applications will close on 31 May, 2024.

Results announcements:

The results of the 2024 ERS elections are now available in full here.

Questions can be addressed to elections@ersnet.org.

Senior elections

Senior Elections

Voting is now open for the following positions within the ERS Leadership:

  • Vice President 2024/2025 (President 2026/2027)
  • Secretary General Elect
  • Treasurer Elect
  • Science Council Chair Elect

The voting will end on 28 July, 2024. Please, cast your votes on MyERS.

Open positions

ERS Clinical Research Collaborations Director 2025-2028

The European Respiratory Society (ERS) is looking for its next ERS Clinical Research Collaborations Director, to take over the role with a mandate of 2025–2028.

The ERS supports the work of a Clinical Research Collaboration (CRC) in areas of respiratory medicine where a pan-European multi-centre network of principal investigators aims to advance science and clinical research within a specific disease area.

The ERS CRC Director ensures a coherent and comprehensive CRC portfolio as well as a smooth, fair and transparent selection process of new initiatives.

Read the job description in full

To apply, complete the application form and return to scientific@ersnet.org

The deadline for applications is 31 May, 2024. 

ERS Fellowships and Awards Director 2025-2028

The European Respiratory Society (ERS) is looking for its next ERS Fellowships and Awards Director, to take over the role with a mandate of 2025–2028.

The ERS Fellowship and Awards Director is an officer of ERS according to ERS bylaws. The appointed candidate would ensure a coherent and comprehensive fellowship and awards portfolio fitting the needs and expectations of ERS members as well as a smooth, fair and transparent selection process to position ERS as a leading society offering support to healthcare professional and sustaining the development of promising projects in the respiratory fields. Moreover, the ERS Fellowship and Awards Director is expected to support the Science Council Chair in the strategic development of ERS scientific activities.

Read the job description in full

To apply, complete the application form and return to scientific@ersnet.org

The deadline for applications is 31 May, 2024. 

Further Information

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ERS leadership and committees

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ERS Ethics and Integrity Committee

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ERS is based across three offices, over three countries. Each office can be contacted via telephone or email.


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Further queries

For any queries regarding the ERS elections, please contact: elections@ersnet.org