The 11th Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems

Genoa -  Italy,  September 4-5, 2017
Information Systems as Catalyst for the alignment of
Business Sustainability with Quality of Life

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Doctoral and Junior Faculty Consortium

Call for Participation

When:                        Monday, September 4th, 2017

Where:                     Universit√† degli Studi di Genova, Scuola di Scienze Sociali,

                                 Dipartimento di Economia, Via Francesco Vivaldi, 5, 16126 Genova, Italy 

Co-Chairs

Panos Kourouthanassis, Ionian University, Greece

Stefano Za, LUISS, Italy

Cathy Urquhart, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

Faculty members
Izak Benbasat, University of British Columbia, Canada
Constantinos Coursaris, Michigan State University, USA

Amany Elbanna, Royal Holloway University of London, UK

Wietske Van Osch, Michigan State University, USA

George Lekakos, Athens Univ. of Economics and Business, Greece
Cathy Urquhart, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
The MCIS Doctoral and Junior Faculty Consortium
The MCIS Doctoral and Junior Faculty Consortium seeks to help Information Systems doctoral students in the latter part of their doctoral studies and IS faculty in the early stages of their career to develop an effective career plan based on their personal and professional goals. The consortium has two primary objectives:
 
1) provide networking opportunities for students with peers and faculty, and
2) help students strategize about their research, teaching, and career plans.
Application Criteria

Students wishing to participate in the MCIS 2017 Doctoral Consortium should be studying Information Systems and address an Information Systems-related topic for their dissertation.

Junior faculty wishing to participate in the MCIS 2017 Doctoral Consortium should be at the early stage of their career (within 5 years of PhD completion).

The consortium chairs will review each application (DUE DATE: July 26th, 2017 - see application requirements, below). The review process emphasizes applicants' accomplishments and potential. Multiple students may apply from one school.
Application Process
Submit the following materials via email to [email protected] by July 26th, 2017.
Create a SINGLE pdf file that includes all three required material and submit the single pdf file via email. Include your name in the name  of the file.
  • Completed application form as a word document (download attachment)
  • Extended abstract of your dissertation [doctoral students] or statement of research interests [junior faculty]. The text should not exceed two single-spaced pages.
  • Curriculum vita

The number of participants in the Doctoral and Junior Faculty Consortium is limited.

Applicants will receive confirmation of acceptance to attend the DC by August 1, 2017.


Cost

Participants to the consortium will need to register to the MCIS 2017 conference. Please refer to the registration page for registration fees.