Did you ever try to re-use data and run into problems? Or would you like to share your data but you don`t know how? Do you want to connect with researchers in your field? NFDI4Microbiota aims to help you with those problems!
The mission of the NFDI4Microbiota consortium is to serve as the central hub in Germany, providing essential support to the microbiology community by facilitating access to data, analysis services, data/meta-data standards, and training. To fulfill this mission, we are running the NFDI4Microbiota Ambassador Program, dedicated to connecting and training (early career) researchers within the microbiology community.
As part of our commitment, we aim to assist young scientists in expanding their research networks and disseminating knowledge on data handling, metadata standards, standardized bioinformatic workflows and further related topics. Join us in our ambassador program for networking and spreading FAIR principles and openness in microbiome research!
We are in search of potential Ambassadors who:
Are local staff or early career researchers (PhD, Post-doc) specializing in microbiology
Advocate for the FAIR data principles and Open Science.
Ideally, express a keen interest in interacting and networking within their community
can commit minimum of one year
Enrolling in the NFDI4Microbiota Ambassador Program offers numerous advantages:
Building New Networks: Engage in various networking events frequent virtual Ambassador meetings and in-person meet-ups to connect with peers and expand your professional network.
Support you local research community: We can support you with NFDI4Microbiota material to run your local workshops
Staying Informed: Stay on top of current news and events in NFDI4Microbiota through our newsletters
Job Opportunities: Receive notifications on open positions within the consortium, ensuring you stay updated on available opportunities.
Shaping Community Work: Play a pivotal role in influencing and shaping the community’s work by contributing to knowledge generation and actively participating in our knowledge base.
You will be an important link between the NFDI4Microbiota consortium and the community
Help us spread our mission into the microbiology community by
Providing valuable feedback, wishes, and expectations to NFDI4Microbiota
Participating in bi-monthly ambassador meetings for interaction and updates
Sharing and communicating NFDI4Microbiota information and events within your institutes/local communities
Advocating for NFDI4Microbiota and engaging your community in discussions on data management and processing standardization.
|Dates in 2024
|Introduction to Ambassador Program and NFDI4Microbiota
|NFDI4Microbiota Session I
|NFDI4Microbiota Session II
|In-person Ambassador Meeting (tba)
|NFDI4Microbiota Session III
|NFDI4Microbiota Session VI
In each meeting, we will invite a speaker to talk about their academic journey as well as NFDI4Microbiota- related topics such as (meta)data management, services and Use Cases. Additionally, we will provide you with the opportunity to network and and get to know each other.
How can I join the Ambassador Program?
You can register for the NFDI4Microbiota ambassador program here
If you have any questions, please get in contact with us via our Contact form
Contacts for Ambassador Program:
Barbara Götz, project manager of NFDI4Microbiota
Mattea Müller, project manager of NFDI4Microbiota
Cordula Hege, project manager of NFDI4Microbiota