Call for AESOP Events Officer: 2020-2024

Published at: 26 November 2019

The Events Officer (EO) is a Member of the Executive Committee of AESOP with responsibility to support the launch of major events in which AESOP is directly involved (e.g. the Annual Congress, the PhD Workshop, the Heads of School Meeting); oversee the progress of the LOC in the above events; liaise with the ExCo and LOC for timely decisions and report on the preparation of major events to ExCo and CoRep.

Application deadline: 17 February, 2020 

The Events Officer has to be an academic from one of the AESOP Member schools. They have to be fluent in English and competent in cooperation and communication skills. Involvement in current or past AESOP activities will be an additional advantage.

The position is for 4 years. As an Executive Committee (ExCo) member, the Events Officer is entitled to reimbursement of travel and accommodation expenses associated with oversight of AESOP events and participation in ExCo meetings. In this respect, the Events Officer has to be prepared to travel 2-3 times a year to attend ExCo meetings.

The new Events Officer will be expected to shadow the current Events Officer in guiding the preparation of the AESOP Congress in Bristol, July 2020. Our current Events Officer Prof. Zorica Nedovic-Budic will be happy to share her knowledge and experience with the newly elected EO during the last months of her mandatory period.

The election procedure might include a pre-selection of the candidates by the Executive Committee. The final election will be by the Council of Representatives at the Head of Schools Meeting in Vienna, March 2020.


Applications should include the following:

  • CV highlighting relevant experience and any relevant AESOP experience (e.g., prior Aesop roles, attendance of congresses or other events, engagements in TGs, organization of HoS meetings, co-chair of congress tracks, etc.)

  • a motivation letter of no more than two A4 pages 


Applications should be sent via email to the Secretary General (

Application deadline: 17 February, 2020.