Expression of Interest for RHD and RESEARCH ASSISTANT positions on PREDICT Executive

Dear PREDICT Members,

This is a reminder that we are calling for nominations for the Research Assistant and for the Research Higher Degree positions on the PREDICT Executive.

The nominations period closes on Friday 2nd of December 2022.

Please feel free to contact Cate Wilson if you have any questions or wish to discuss involvement in anyway (best to email or call or we can set up a quick zoom!).

These positions are usually held for 1 – 2 years and are selected by the existing Executive following your expression of interest.

To be eligible, you need to be an existing PREDICT member.

If you wish to nominate yourself please email me with the following details:

  • Your title and name
  • Your craft group and current position held
  • The primary organisation you work with
  • The state you are based in
  • Please write a brief description of why you wish to be part of the PREDICT Executive and what skills you bring.  If you are a Research Higher Degree candidate please tell us what RHD you are undertaking and describe your research area of interest and your long term goals.
  • Please attach a brief CV

Taking part in the PREDICT Executive involves:

  • Attending approximately 10 monthly meetings per year (approximately 3 face to face and 6-7 teleconferences if no pandemics!)
  • Previewing the executive agenda then actively participating in meetings to give an independent opinion/ advice.
  • Bringing issues of importance to the network, to the meeting agenda for discussion
  • Reviewing and commenting on new studies when they are presented to the Executive
  • Following up on actions deemed necessary at the meetings.
  • Reviewing and commenting on issues via email / telephone in between meetings as required.
  • Helping to develop and then reinforcing PREDICT research guidelines and policy with members locally
  • Maintaining confidentiality in relation to sensitive issues discussed
  • Chairing sessions at the PREDICT members meeting upon request