Board of Directors

Join the NA3RsC Board of Directors

The 3Rs Collaborative is recruiting for 3-6 members to join our Board of Directors beginning in January 2024. In particular, we are looking for individuals that meet at least one of the following characteristics:  currently working in a agrochemical/governmental/cosmetics organization, individuals with expertise in using artificial intelligence in biomedical research, expertise in reproducibility & experimental design, and/or legal expertise. We also welcome applications from senior scientists in leading academic or industry research organizations. Finally, expertise in legal, financial, HR, PR, fundraising, digital marketing, or strategy would be beneficial. 

Our Board of Directors is made up of ten to sixteen people consisting of 6 Officers (i.e., President, Past President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer) and 5 to 11 additional Directors. Directors are elected by the current board members.

Applicants should have:

  • A commitment to the mission & strategic goals of 3RsC
  • A commitment to the development of all 3Rs for animal research
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment & give a strong strategic perspective

Board of Director Member Responsibilities

  • Provide financial & legal oversight/responsibility of the organization (e.g., approving the annual budget & reviewing financials)
  • Actively contribute to the health and well-being of 3RsC in multiple ways including actively participating in regular board meetings (held virtually ~6 weeks) + any additional ad hoc meetings
  • Advise on the organization’s strategy, mission, goals, and major spending decisions
  • Actively contribute to the organization’s mission and goals such as being directly involved in current initiatives
  • Assist in fundraising/resource gathering efforts such as connecting staff to professional contacts, directly advocating for financial institutional support of 3RsC, and making a reasonable personal donation
  • Advocate for 3RsC within the scientific community & general public
  • Actively participate in at least one NA3RsC committee or initiative

Selection criteria

  • Scientific ‘fit’
  • Breadth of knowledge
  • Experience including previous experience volunteering on 3Rs Collaborative initiatives
  • Demonstrated commitment to the 3Rs
  • Sector/Specialty – We are looking to diversify & broaden our Board of Directors in terms of their expertise/roles

The 3RsC values diverse skills, experiences, & backgrounds. All individuals have equal opportunity. Applications are especially encouraged from minority ethnic groups who are currently under-represented at senior levels in the research/innovation community.


Directors serve a term of three years and until the respective successors are elected.

How to apply

  1. Complete an official 3RsC Board of Directors Application Form and submit your CV to by November 10, 2023.
  2. Shortlisted applicants may be asked to interview.

You will be notified of our decision by December 15, 2023.

If you have any questions, contact us: