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CPS Leadership Position: Trainee Representative

  • 18 Mar 2021
  • 12:00 PM
  • 16 Apr 2021
  • 11:59 PM


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CPS Leadership  Position Available: Trainee Representative

Deadline to apply: Friday, April 16 (11:59PM EDT)

Trainee Representative

Two Year Term:  June 1st, 2021 – May 31st, 2023

The Trainee Representative represents the interests and perspectives of the trainee membership of the society. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Writing the Trainee Spotlight section of the quarterly CPS newsletter
  • Organizing and chairing the trainee session at the annual CPS scientific meetings
  • Reviewing trainee and other award applications as requested by the Awards Committee Chair
  • Organizing and implementing the Mentorship Program
  • Assisting as a member of the Scientific Programming and Communications Committees
  • Contributing a report to the CPS board meetings
  • Bringing forward ideas and perspectives of trainees.

The duration of the position is two (2) years and the individual may not succeed himself/herself. The Trainee Representative must have been a Trainee Member of the Society for not less than one (1) year. This position is selected by Trainee members of the Canadian Pain Society.


  1. The applicant  must have been a Regular Member of the Society for not less than one (1) year.
  2. All nominations must be accompanied by:
    1. Your current CV
    2. A statement of interest (300 words) 
    3. Short bio statement (250 words)
    4. High resolution headshot, that may be used for the online voting system.

The selection process online will be limited to current CPS Trainee members since only this category of members selects the candidate for the term.

If you are interested in this position please complete this online nomination form by April 16th. For more information about the position, please contact the current Trainee Rep, Kyle Vader: kyle.vader@queensu.ca

Deadline: Friday, April 16th (11:59pm EDT)

NOTE: You MUST be logged in as a member to complete this form. 

CPS is strongly committed to diversity within its membership. Diversity strengthens both research and clinical practice in pain. We encourage applications from racialized persons, Black, Indigenous and people of colour, women, LGBTQ2S+, persons with disabilities, and others who bring diverse perspectives to the field of pain.

Questions about the online application process may be directed to the CPS Office: office@canadianpainsociety.ca

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