Committee Nominations

The International Neuroethics Society (INS) is seeking members to nominate themselves or a colleague to serve on a standing committee of the Society. Terms of service on committees are for two (2) years with the potential to be renewed for an additional term.

Learn more about our committees and visit their individual webpages for information about the role and responsibilities of each group and for a list of current members. There will be just a couple open seats on committees this year.

If you are interested in being considered, email Robert Beets <[email protected]> and indicate which committee or committees you are most interested in joining. Please include an up-to-date version of your CV.

Individuals with a demonstrated interest in neuroethics and a commitment to the neuroethics research community may apply. We encourage members who identify with underrepresented communities and marginalized groups to apply.


Nominees do not need to be current INS members, however membership status and previous engagement in Society activities is a key component of one’s application. We encourage all nominees to join the Society or renew their lapsed membership when submitting a nomination. All successful candidates invited to serve on a committee are required to be INS members.

Self nominations are welcome and encouraged. We also appreciate nominations of colleagues that you feel should be considered for these opportunities. If nominating a colleague, describe why you feel the individual would be a good fit to serve on a committee and let them know that you have submitted their name so they have ample time to prepare and submit the required documents to complete their application.

For specific questions regarding eligibility, contact INS staff ([email protected]).

Selection Process

Nominees and their application materials will be reviewed by current co-chairs of the committee to which they are applying. Selections will be made in consultation with INS staff and leadership. Their decisions regarding appointments to the committee will be final.

Nominees selected for appointment will be invited to join the committee and immediately begin a 2-year term. All nominees will receive correspondence regarding appointments by March 15. Please refrain from contacting staff about the selection process and decisions prior to this date.

Diversity and Inclusion

The International Neuroethics Society is committed to equity, fairness, and to fostering an inclusive and diverse professional community characterized by a healthy culture with transparent practices and in accordance with the Code of Conduct. For all opportunities and positions, the Society welcomes applicants from underrepresented communities and marginalized groups, including women, people identifying as LGBTQIA+, people with disabilities, and students living in or originating from Africa, Latin America, and Southeast Asia.

Applicants are encouraged to highlight any aspect of themselves — including identity, national origin, life experience, or other considerations — relevant to our efforts to better include, support, and/or empower underrepresented communities. Details about personal identity or experience can be submitted through the nomination form or included in the cover letter.