Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) is calling for expressions of interest from professional members who would like to apply for the role of SMA Conference Chief Judge.

Selection criteria:

  • Established researcher in the field of sports medicine, physiotherapy, exercise science, physical activity, injury prevention or related field to the objectives of SMA. Ideally, the Chief Judge will hold a Professorial title or equivalent.
  • Be able to attend annual conferences and planning events for the next 3 years (negotiable) (ideally misaligned to the chair so some corporate knowledge is maintained in the senior conference roles)
  • Be able to attend this year in Perth to have a hand over by the current Chief Judge and Scientific Chair
  • Demonstrate long term involvement of SMA as evidenced by full membership of greater than five years or as a Fellow of the Australian Sports Medicine Foundation.
  • Ability to advise the Conference Scientific Chair on matters related to scientific excellence, methodology and rigour

Members wishing to nominate should provide the following:

  • A brief cover letter outlining their interest in joining the committee (including their profession and SMA membership number); and,
  • A detailed resume.

Nominations should be sent to by Monday 30th July 2018