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Scientists of Tomorrow

Promote and support basic science among young ESC members

Call for two new SoT nucleus members

If you are a driven early career basic researcher or physician-scientist working in the cardiovascular field, willing to share your ideas with the young ESC community and actively contribute to the scientific, educational and advocacy activities of the ESC, apply to join the SoT nucleus!

Two new SoT nucleus members will join our team starting January 2019!

Priority will be given to early career group leaders or young faculty members (till max. 5 years after the first faculty position) working on basic or translational cardiovascular science in Europe, who are usually under 40 years old, highly motivated, inventive and communicative with good English skills and have made a considerable and impactful contribution in basic cardiovascular science. Gender and geographical representation in the SoT nucleus will be taken into consideration. Most importantly, applicants MUST be SoT members (via our LinkedIn network) to apply for being part of the SoT nucleus.

How to apply

Applicants should submit the following to before 1st of December 2018:

  • a CV including the 5 most important publications
  • a statement of cardiovascular research interest
  • a motivation letter explaining in detail how the SoTs shall serve the young basic scientists in Europe

A support letter by the employer or a mentor and/or a Fellow of the ESC is recommended, but not required.


The “Scientists of Tomorrow” (SoT) is the group of young, proactive, basic and clinical researchers, who work closely with the Council on Basic Cardiovascular Science to fulfill its mission in promoting and supporting basic science among young ESC members. Members of the "Scientists of Tomorrow" will contribute to the scientific, educational and advocacy activities of the ESC paving the way of its future. 

The SoT community continues its development via the LinkedIn platform where basic scientists from all around the world are able to exchange easily about major issues and discoveries.
Reaching the SoT community on LinkedIn means strengthening your network.

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Specific goals

  • to promote and increase the participation and contribution of basic cardiovascular scientists to the ESC meetings and educational activities
  • to promote the Council's educational activities to young scientists in training
  • to strengthen the link between young scientists and the leaders of the field / Council on Basic Cardiovascular Science
  • to encourage gender equality in supporting the career of young investigators in basic cardiovascular research
  • to disseminate important findings from basic research to the public
  • to draw attention of young clinicians to basic research

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