Committee vacancies

This is your chance to use your skills and expertise to influence and input into the work of the BOA.  If you have an interest in trauma and orthopaedics that you’d like to pursue further as part of your national specialty body, the BOA needs you!


Applications are now open for vacant positions across all committees for three-year positions commencing January 2022.

  • Six posts are available across these committees: Orthopaedic, Trauma and Medico-Legal. The list of vacancies for each committee and the Terms of Reference can be found below.
  • Please download the committee member Job Description for more information.
  • For Chair/Vice Chair roles, please download the Job Description for more information.


  • To apply, please send in a CV, covering letter and completed declaration form (Word documents only) to by the deadline of 5pm Thursday 30th September 2021. The covering letter (max 2 pages) should cover:
    • What you would bring to the BOA committee
    • How you would approach working on a committee
    • Why you are interested in the BOA committee position
  • The Committee declaration form can be downloaded here. Please note that you need to have two BOA members to propose and second you (with a supporting statement) for the position – we encourage you to ensure you have this organised in good time ahead of the deadline. 
  • If you have any questions please get in touch at


Orthopaedic Committee – 1 vacancy

1x Vice Chair

We would encourage previous and existing members of the Committee to apply. Please see the terms of reference for more details.

Terms of Reference 


Trauma Committee – 3 vacancies

1 x Vice Chair

2 x Home Fellow members (MTC or Trauma Unit)

Terms of Reference 


Medico-Legal Committee – 2 vacancies

1 x Chair - For this position, it is expected that the Chair will be an eminent orthopaedic surgeon who has evidence of interest in medico legal practice. They should also be a member of the BOA and has history of support and or contribution to BOA activities e.g. BOA Congress or past committee member. For more details, see terms of reference.

1 x Home Fellow members

Terms of Reference 


Keep an eye on our website for future vacancies, and if you have any questions please get in touch at