The Annual Junior Faculty Consortium hosted by the Western Academy of Management (WAM) will be held at the Hilton Waikoloa Village on the Big Island of Hawaii (https://www.wamonline.org/accommodation) on March 19, 2020, as part of the WAM Annual Meeting. We invite all junior faculty to apply. If you are in your first years after graduation, please come!
Why, What, and When
Attending the Junior Faculty Consortium is a way for you to develop a supportive community of scholars. We particularly welcome applications from junior faculty who have not attended this consortium before and those who will attend WAM for the first time.
The consortium will include a mix of panels, presentations, and small group discussions about research, publishing, teaching, and other career-related issues. It will provide opportunities to network with scholars and make valuable connections. Come and meet Journal of Management Inquiry's (JMI) Scholars Linda Smirch and Marta Calas from the University of Massachusetts and Nancy Harding from the University of Bath. Attendees also receive feedback on a research proposal or developmental paper of their choice.
The Junior Faculty Consortium begins at 8:00 am on Thursday, March 19th and runs until the afternoon's opening session.
Application and Admission
To apply, please fill out the application form. As part of the application, you will need to upload your updated CV. In February, you will be asked to submit a research proposal or developmental paper to receive feedback.
The application form must be received by January 15th, 2020 and is available at
Seating is limited and applications will be processed on a first-come basis. If you have questions regarding the consortium, please contact the consortium organizers directly: Marion Eberly (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Kathryn Aten (email@example.com).
More about WAM
The Western Academy of Management conference is known to be a warm and welcoming group of scholars. The main conference includes a variety of paper sessions, symposia, workshops, and panels, all designed to initiate a vibrant exchange of ideas, feedback, and discussion. The developmental paper track in particular offers a great opportunity to receive feedback on early-stage research. Please review the Call for Papers here: https://www.wamonline.org/wam-2020.
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