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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:  UFFC CATAVault Curator
Start Date: As soon as possible.

UFFC-S is now soliciting for volunteers to support Dr. Paul Renyolds in working on the recently developed CATAVault.

CATAVault is a platform that will offer storage and provision of technical content in a variety of media including papers, videos, raw data, and additional tasks as assigned by UFFC-S.

Volunteers should have:

  • A mix of knowledge in social media and technical presentation. 
  • A passion to teach or educate.

Contact for Questions:

Paul Reynolds
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Colleen Brick
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Position Title: Latin America Webinar Organizing Committee Member
UFFC-S Committee: UFFC-S Education
Start Date: 10 April 2023
Applications Due: 3 April 2023

Position Description:

The UFFC-S Latin America Webinar Series is an initiative of the Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Society (UFFC) that seeks to foster collaboration and promote the exchange of knowledge and research in the field of Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control in Latin America. The webinar series consists of online lectures, seminars, and panel discussions that are open to the public and free to attend. The series aims to provide a platform for scientists and engineers from Latin America to present their work and share their research with a wider audience.
Are you interested in volunteering to join the Latin America Webinar Organizing

Committee? We are very excited to invite you to become a volunteer for the UFFC-S Latin America Webinar Series. We are organizing a series of webinars covering interesting topics on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Society.

Volunteering for this webinar series will allow you to learn about the main trends and developments in Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Society. Additionally, you will be able to nominate experts and leaders in the field, review materials provided by the speakers, as well as topics to make up a list for future webinars.

As a volunteer, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the organization of the webinars, helping to promote them and manage the events. You will also have the opportunity to network with other professionals in the field and have access to discussion panels and talks.

If you would like to join the UFFC-S Latin America Webinar Committee, please apply. We look forward to you joining our team!

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Position Title: Nanotechnology Council (NTC) AdCom Representative
UFFC-S Committee: AdCom 
Start Date: July 2023
Applications Due: 15 May 2023

Position Description:

 The IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Society (UFFC-S) is seeking a second representative for the Nanotechnology Council (NTC) Adcom. 

The NTC AdCom is the governing body that among other duties, selects the NTC President-elect and other officers. 

Each member Society, via its President, appoints two (2) representatives to the NTC AdCom, each for 2-year overlapping terms, whom UFFC-S supports to attend the annual NTC AdCom meeting. NOTE: The meeting is also made available via Webex. One representative is designated as the voting member for cases where both attend the Adcom or for online and email voting.

One representative is appointed in even years and the other representative in odd years. The term is for 2 years. NOTE: Representatives can be reappointed for additional 2-year terms.

To learn more about NTC, please visit:

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Position Title: Publicity chair
UFFC-S Committee: UFFC-S Publicity Committee
Start Date: As Soon As Possible
Experience Level: Early Career or Young Professional

Position Description: 

The Publicity Chair is responsible for promoting all aspects of the Society. The primary channels for promotion are the website, the quarterly newsletter, MailChimp, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.

An ideal candidate is someone with above-average to extensive social media knowledge.

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Position Title: IEEE UFFC-S President-Elect 
UFFC-S Committee: UFFC-S AdCom
Start Date: 01 January 2024
Applications Due: 01 August 2023

 Nomination Information:

The IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Society (UFFC-S) is seeking nominations for its President-Elect to serve a two-year term from 1 January 2024 to 31 December 2025.

Following this term, the President-Elect will become President of the society, serving a two-year term from 1 January 2026 to 31 December 2027.

The procedure to nominate (or self-nominate) is as follows:

  1. Confirm that your nominee is a UFFC-S voting member in good standing (the UFFC-S Bylaws defines this as “UFFC-S voting member”).
  2. Generate a complete nomination package, to include:
    • A letter of nomination signed by at least two AdCom Members (where a list of AdCom members can be found here)
    • An up-to-date candidate biography that includes IEEE and UFFC-S contributions
    • A position statement by the candidate
  3. Submit the complete nomination package here.

The complete application package should be received by Tuesday, 1 August 2023 (11:59 PM EDT) for full consideration.

During its last regularly scheduled Administrative Committee (AdCom) meeting of 2023, the UFFC-S will elect from qualified nominees the new President-Elect using the procedure prescribed by the UFFC-S Bylaws, which you can find on the UFFC-S website here.

Please send any questions or concerns to (Click to show email). Thank you.

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Position Title: 2024-2026 Elected AdCom Member
UFFC-S Committee: UFFC-S AdCom
Start Date: 01 January 2024
Applications Due: 1 August 2023

Position Description:

The IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Society (UFFC-S) Nominations Committee seek nominations of outstanding members of the Society to be considered for election to its Administration Committee (AdCom), for a three-year term of office from January 2024 to December 2026. The deadline for submissions is 1 August 2023 by 11:59 PM EDT (UTC -4:00).

The UFFC-S AdCom is the highest governing body of UFFC-S. All elected AdCom members are expected to attend in person or virtually both annual AdCom meetings. Additionally, the elected AdCom members are expected to actively serve within one of the AdCom Standing committees or appropriate Ad Hoc Committees.

Four Elected AdCom Members will be elected from the slate of candidates on the ballot, one from each of the following: (i) Ultrasonics; (ii) Ferroelectrics; (iii) Frequency Control; and (iv) IEEE Regions 8-10 (Region 8: Europe/Africa; Region 9: South America; and Region 10: Asia/Pacific).

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