Call for Expressions of Interest: Trainee Member of the Steering Committee October 2023

The Skin Investigation Network of Canada (SkIN Canada) is seeking Expressions of Interest from individuals to serve as a trainee representative on its Steering Committee. The individual will provide input on Network activities and strategic direction.

The mandate of the Steering Committee is to provide strategic guidance and advocacy to achieve the vision and mission of SkIN Canada to improve skin health.

The responsibilities of the trainee member include:

  • Supporting the development of research priorities and ensuring alignment of SkIN Canada initiatives to address them.
  • Reviewing the activities of the network committees and working groups to ensure commitment with set mandates, including patient engagement, compliance with established guidelines, and achievement of quantifiable goals.
  • Evaluating the usage of SkIN Canada infrastructure and develop strategies to drive wide-scale engagement and adoption of the platforms.
  • Assessing and guiding SkIN Canada’s progress towards fulfilling its mission and vision.


The Steering Committee meets virtually every 3 months. Committee members will not be compensated.

Candidates are required to demonstrate their understanding of the importance of translational research and biobanking, and an ability to work collaboratively with the Committee and other SkIN Canada members. Applicants are asked to submit their Curriculum Vitae and a 1-page Expression of Interest letter outlining the applicant’s relevant experience, expertise, and anticipated contribution to the Committee. 

Applications are to be sent to for review by the Executive Committee by December 15, 2023.