Serves on panels to evaluate Fellowship applications.
To serve on a panel, consisting of, usually, two assessors and a chairman, to evaluate applications for Fellowship. The panel considers a written submission from the candidate which they use to provide a recommendation to the chairman of the panel as to the suitability of the candidate for Fellowship.
Main duties and responsibilities:
- To be part of an assessment panel; to use expert judgment to arrive at a reasoned view on whether the candidate shows any of the published attributes to be elected to Fellow;
- To detail, where necessary, any actions on the part of the candidate in order to achieve the required level of the published Fellow criteria;
- The panel should aim to achieve a consensus on the merits of the application, but in the event of disagreement the final decision rests with the chairman;
- Adhere to the IET’s data protection policy for volunteers.
- Recommendation from existing assessors;
- Identification of possible assessors from other existing panels.
Period of appointment:
- Initial three year term;
- Possible appointment for another three years, if appropriate.
- Newly appointed assessors will initially be asked to work alongside experienced assessors and undertake training, as necessary.
- As assessor must be a Fellow of the IET for a minimum of three years from election.