Due Date: July 31, 2019

Applications are open for the Next Einstein Online Forum (NEF) Ambassadors Program 2019 NEF Ambassadors are the NEF’s young science and innovation champs, one from each African nation.

NEF Ambassadors, who are all under 42 years, drive the NEF’s regional public engagement activities while growing their own professions through the NEF’s collaborations that provide chances for mentorship and partnerships with recognized scientists. In specific, the NEF Ambassadors participate in the biennial NEF Worldwide Events. The next NEF Worldwide Event will be kept in 10-13 March 2020 in Nairobi, Kenya.

Advantages

  • Lead NEF Africa Science Week, with the assistance of NEF personnel and resources
  • Ambassadors get substantial direct exposure to the NEF readership neighborhood
  • Have the chance to network with other specialists and NEF Ambassadors and NEF Fellows, in addition to leading researchers, social researchers and innovation leaders from all over the world
  • Have the chance to affect science, social science and innovation policy through NEF posts and files and share their own work
  • Get the possibility to pitch their own tasks and concepts to high profile NEF members and add to the facility of a favorable worldwide view of science in Africa

Eligibility

  • Candidates must be 42 years of age or less since December 31, 2017 (Born after 1 January 1975)
  • Resident/citizen of an African nation with a history of management and engagement in the living neighborhood
  • Advanced research studies or expert certificates, individual tasks, showed entrepreneurial accomplishments and comparable– a PhD is not needed
  • Candidates are motivated from all fields of science, consisting of standard sciences, STEM, health and social science fields.
  • Exceptional writing and eager important believing abilities, and be comfy operating in a collective environment.
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm for raising Africa’s profile in science and/or social science
  • Having an active profile in the neighborhood of work/study and/or online consisting of social networks
  • Able to plainly interact to an audience in English or French.

Choice Requirements

The choice procedure will consider the following requirements:

  • (20%) Advanced research studies or expert certificates, individual tasks, showed entrepreneurial accomplishments and comparable– a PhD is not needed.
    • Exceptional scholastic certifications, as determined by the requirements of the specific scholastic discipline. Examples of noteworthy accomplishments consist of:.
      • Publication record
      • Prizes and other awards, such as particularly differentiated fellowships or subscriptions in distinguished scholastic circles (for instance, in high-ranking committees, bodies, academies, and so on)
      • Separately raised financing from outdoors sources in a competitive procedure
      • Variety of patents
      • The type and variety of welcomed talks at global conferences
  • (20%) Demonstrated enthusiasm for promoting the sciences, consisting of science, innovation, engineering, mathematics or social science in Africa
  • (20%) Exceptional writing and eager important believing abilities, and be comfy operating in a collective environment and the capability to plainly interact to an audience in English or French
  • (30%): You should have an active existence either on among the social networks channels or in a reliable company in your neighborhood. This requirements includes having a strong audience and constant engagement with your fans.
  • (10%) Other distinct qualities

Application

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