The NI MASC (Northern Ireland medical academic staff committee) represents all medically qualified teachers and research workers holding contracts of employment with one or more of the following organisations in Northern Ireland:
- medical schools
- research councils
- other institutions engaged in medical research.
Chair: To be confirmed
Deputy chair: To be confirmed
Take part in one of our free courses designed to give you the right skills to:
- break down equality and inclusion bias (CPD-accredited)
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The committee meets three times a year to discuss the latest issues affecting medical academics in Northern Ireland. These meetings are open to committee members only.
All our meetings are currently taking place virtually.
For more information please email [email protected].
How to join
There are many advantages to becoming involved in our committees. You can actively influence BMA policy-making and negotiations, represent your colleagues' voices and develop your leadership skills.
Each committee has a few routes to becoming an elected member. In the case of NIMASC, these are:
- Seats/term - every three years, elections for 13 seats on NIMASC for a three-session term.
- Timeline - elections are usually held in November.
- Eligibility - all medical academics who are BMA members and based in Northern Ireland are eligible to stand and vote in this election.
The election section below is kept up to date with details about any running elections, so make sure you keep checking it throughout the year.
Elections to NIMASC are now closed.
Get in touch
If you are interested in finding out more about the work of NIMASC, please contact [email protected] or call 028 9026 9666.