Trainee Association of ESCMID (TAE) Steering Committee

In 2021 we are looking for two TAE Steering Committee (TAE SC) members, one member with a background in Clinical Microbiology (CM) and one with a background in Infectious Diseases (ID). The resulting vacancies for a three-year term (April 2022 - April 2025) is to be filled with two new members who will be elected in October/November 2021. The call for candidates is open from Thursday, 2 September until Thursday, 7 October 2021, 12:00 noon CEST. Voting for candidates will then take place from 21 October until 11 November 2021, 12:00 noon CET.

Applicants should ensure that they meet the following criteria at the time of election (reference date is closing day of election):

  • Must be an ESCMID Young Scientist Member (YSM) below 35 years of age
  • ESCMID YSM between 35 and 40 are not eligible for this call
  • ESCMID YSM who are in PhD training but not in a CM or ID training are not eligible to apply.
  • Are in training to specialise in CM or ID when elected
  • Have not previously been a member of the TAE Steering Committee (SC)
  • Are not a member of any ESCMID Subcommittee or ESCMID Study Group Executive committee 
  • Are not from the same country as current TAE members (Bulgaria, Germany, Slovenia, Croatia, Portugal, Ireland).

In case of questions, please do not hesitate to contact: benjamin.schirra[at]