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WICR Council Call for Nominations

WICR Council Call for Nominations (2020-2023 Term) – NOW OPEN

If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity to support women in cancer research, the call for nominations is now OPEN.

The Women in Cancer Research Council of the AACR seeks applications for three leadership positions on the WICR Council; each new member will be elected to the council for a three-year term (2020-2023). Serving on the WICR Council affords you an opportunity to assist with planning programs and services that contribute to fostering career development and recognizing the achievements of women in cancer research.

Eligibility Requirements

WICR members who are active, emeritus, and honorary members of the AACR are eligible to apply. There are no country or residency restrictions. We encourage WICR members of any ethnicity or nationality; from industry, government, and academia; to consider this opportunity to positively affect the AACR’s relationship with women scientists in cancer research.

Individuals selected for council position must attend the AACR Annual Meetings in 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023 (at their own expense) and participate fully in the programs of WICR during the meetings and throughout the term of service.

Application Packages

If you are interested in serving on the council, please submit the following information:

  • Curriculum vitae with publications history; and
  • Official application form. The application will include a summary of your research interests/expertise; description of your past and current activities in support of women in cancer research; and a candidate statement describing why you wish to serve on the WICR Council, how you will make an impact on the programs of WICR and the AACR, and what you will do to improve the status of women in cancer research in general. All applications should be completed though the WICR Call for Nominations on myAACR.

Review Procedure

The WICR Council will review all applicants submitted by the WICR membership-at-large as well as those recommended by WICR Council members. A vote will be held among the WICR Council members to select three individuals to be invited to serve on the WICR Council for the 2020-2023 term. We regret that not all applicants can receive a spot on the council this term, but applications will be kept on file and receive consideration for three years.