Call to Action: Expressions of interest - BASES Division Chair (x2)

28th June 2021

Two BASES Division Chairs (Prof Dave Broom FBASES (Physical Activity for Health Division) and Dr Mike Price FBASES (Physiology and Nutrition Division) will both finish their current terms after the November 2021 Board meeting.

We would like to thank Dave and Mike for their hard work for BASES and for their Divisions over their tenures.

We are now going to open advert to recruit two new Division Chairs, both of whom will start their term from the end of November 2021. The incoming Division Chairs will attend and observe the November 2021 Board meeting.

If you are interested in applying for the roles, the job description can be found here and the application form can be found here.

The appointment of the two Division Chairs will be via a formal, open and transparent recruitment process, with the aim of attracting the widest range of the most suitable candidates from the BASES community. We are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion as part of our recruitment policies and therefore, we strongly support applications from BASES members from diverse backgrounds. This includes, but is not limited to, females, members of ethnically diverse communities, members with a disability, or members of LGBTQ+ community.

Interested candidates are to submit their expressions of interest for this vacancy by noon on Friday 20 August 2021. Please mark your email Private and send to

The Human Resources, Appointments and Remuneration Committee will review all applications. The successful candidates will be announced around early September 2021.

If any prospective applicant would like a confidential chat, please contact either Ian Wilson, BASES Executive Director ( or Prof Zoe Knowles FBASES, BASES Chair-Elect (


BASES stands for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. BASES is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK.

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