OMIG is currently looking for a Postgraduate Representative to replace the current incumbent, Dallas Roulston, with effect from 1st October 2016. The post is tenable for two years. Therefore, applicants should ideally be in the first or second year of their postgraduate (PhD or equivalent) studies and must be a current member of OMIG.

The role is not onerous and the successful candidate would be a member of the OMIG Management Committee (who meet approximately twice a year) and represent the interests of OMIG postgraduate student members, dealing with operational aspects of OMIG relating to postgraduate students and related activities.

If you are interested in standing for this post, or require further details, please contact Dr Marcello Riggio (Secretary/Treasurer, OMIG) by email:

Your application must include a personal statement of no more than 400 words stating why you are applying for the post and a statement from your supervisor confirming your status as a PhD student or equivalent, to be received by email (as above) no later than than 5.00 pm on Friday 27th May. If more than one expression of interest is received, then a ballot of OMIG members will be held.

16 May 2016