Wanted: FAIR Champions

FAIR-IMPACT has announced a call for FAIR Champions.

EOSC FAIR Champions Open Call

FAIR-IMPACT, opens an external URL in a new window is looking for a group of 12 experts to act as ambassadors for FAIR, opens an external URL in a new window, participate in analysing and shaping FAIR data policies and practices in their field, engage their community, and advocate for adoption of the project results. The FAIR Champions will also be involved in facilitating national roadshows in their country, and will contribute to the development of FAIR implementation stories.

The candidate Champion profile

The FAIR Champions are engaged in identifying research data gaps and needs within their communities, to create broader engagement with FAIR, and to shape and disseminate the outcomes of the FAIR-IMPACT project.

FAIR-IMPACT is looking for Champions who

  • have a broad expertise in FAIR policy or practice 
  • are excellent communicators and bring strong research data advocacy experience
  • are driven to help mobilise others to generate more FAIR data be it on a policy or practice level
  • have concrete FAIR best practices to share.

In putting together its team of FAIR Champions, FAIR-IMPACT will ensure gender diversity, a balanced geographical and stakeholder representation, and broad interdisciplinary expertise across FAIR policy and practice.

The application deadline is 10 March 2023 at 17.00 CET.

Call for European FAIR Champions website, opens an external URL in a new window