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Open UFFC-S Volunteer Positions

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Please see below for all open volunteer positions within the IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Society. Once your volunteer application is received, someone from the UFFC-S Volunteer Engagement Committee will be in touch with the next steps. For any questions, please contact (Click to show email).

If you are a committee chair and would like to submit an open volunteer position application, please click here.

Position Title: TPC Committee Member
UFFC-S Committee: IEEE UFFC-S IUS Technical Program Committee Groups 2-5
Start Date: September 2022
Experience Level:  Experienced Professional 
Application Due Date: 31 July 2022

Position Description: 
The IEEE UFFC-S International Ultrasonics Symposium Technical Program Committee (TPC) plays a key role in the organization of the UFFC Society’s premier meeting, the IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium. As part of this process, TPC members actively contribute to a number of operations. Key activities include: objective reviews of abstract submissions, selection of invited speakers, organization of the student paper competition, assembly of the conference program schedule, and planning of special sessions.
There are five TPC groups categorized by technical expertise. This call is seeking new members to join the TPC groups 2-5. Applications will be accepted until 31 July 2022. We are particularly interested in candidates who will bring expertise to one or more of the Ultrasonics technical disciplines for TPC groups 2-5 (shown here) and those who will show a strong commitment to contribute to the IEEE UFFC IUS and various committee operations. 

Qualified candidates from academia and/or industry are welcome to apply. Selection criteria are listed hereunder. Particular attention will be paid to improving the balance between male/female, and industry/academia representatives as well as to improve geographic diversity and coverage among TPC members. Candidates will be informed of the results by 31 August 2022.

To view the list of all current TPC Members, click here.

Ultrasonics Technical Disciplines - Groups 2-5

Selection Criteria:
•    Previous experience of attendance, presenting, and/or technical contribution at international conferences
•    Demonstration of knowledge and profession in their field through conference, journal publications, and patents.
•    A Ph.D. or 5+ years of equivalent experience in a field related to UFFC-S
•    IEEE UFFC-S membership
Prior service and engagement in the UFFC-S activities

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Position Title: Diversity Chair
UFFC-S Committee: ISAF 2023
Start Date: Early August

Position Description: 
The diversity chair is expected to make sure that steps are being taken to have a diverse and inclusive conference. They would need to make sure that the conference is diverse at every level. They will work together with the general chair, technical chairs, UFFC D&I committee, and WIE committee to organize inclusive events and diversity training opportunities. They will also prepare a report at the end coupled with a standard survey that is available to them.

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Position Title: Publications Chair
UFFC-S Committee: ISAF 2023
Start Date: Early August

Position Description: 
The publications chair is expected to collect information from the session chairs with the help of the technical chairs and develop a peer-reviewed special issue to be published by IEEE Transactions.

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Position Title: Frequency Control Representative
UFFC-S Committee: UFFC-S Diversity and Inclusion Committee
Start Date: Upon Appointment
Experience Level: Young Professional, Professional or Experienced Professional 
Position Description:
The committee shall include at least two members each from the areas of (i) Ultrasonics, (ii) Ferroelectrics, and (iii) Frequency Control. The committee members do not need to be members of the related standing committees (i.e., USSC, FESC, FCSC).

Each regular voting member of the committee shall have an appointment length of 3 years. The appointment can be renewed after the expiration of the term by re-nomination, after which the nomination must be approved by the chair of the committee and ratified by the committee. There is no limit on the total number of terms a committee member may serve. If a student member graduates before their term end, the chair may appoint a new student member to finish the term. If a voting student member graduates, the chair may choose to convert a non-voting student member to a voting student member instead of adding a new member.

Committee Contact:
Alp Sehirlioglu
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