Following the retirement of Prof. Georges Meylan, the previous Swiss delegate to the Euclid Consortium Board (ECB), an election is organized to designate the new representative.
Each member of the Swiss Euclid community with voting rights (see below) will receive an E-Mail describing the election process. Attached to this E-Mail are several confidential documents for the election. If you have not received such an E-Mail and you believe that you should have, please contact Prof. Romain Teyssier.
The election process has two phases:
Phase 1: Candidate campaign (April 15 to May 1 2016)
Candidates will first be identified and their application will be sent to every member of the Swiss Euclid community with voting rights. Potential candidates must send a short CV and a brief text explaining why they want to run for the position of the Swiss delegate. Applications must be sent to Prof. Romain Teyssier, who will redistribute them confidentially to all voters. No documents will be published on the web. If you should not have received these documents, please contact Prof. Romain Teyssier.
Phase 2: Election process (May 1 to May 15 2016)
Voters will confidentially send an E-Mail to Prof. Werner Schmutz with their vote. The exact E-Mail address for the voting procedure will be sent separately by E-Mail to all voters. Note that it is also possible to vote “blank” or “abstain” instead of voting for a candidate. Prof. Werner Schmutz will guarantee the confidentiality and validity of the voting process. To assure the latter, all voters are required to briefly describe in their E-Mail their current position, both in Switzerland and in the Euclid community. Only Euclid Consortium members with a long term position (not necessarily permanent) are allowed to vote. Short-term Postdocs and PhD students cannot vote.
The new Swiss delegate to the Euclid Consortium Board will be announced to the community shortly after the end of the election process.