Call for Participants - OCIS Junior Faculty Consortium at AOM 2021 Annual Meeting

When:  Jul 30, 2021 from 10:00 to 14:00 (ET)

The OCIS Division is pleased to announce the Junior Faculty Consortium (JFC) will be held on Friday 30 July 2021 as part of the Academy of Management Annual Meeting. Since AoM has announced a virtual conference this year, we will hold this workshop as a 4-hour online event – 10amET-2pmET.

The purpose of the workshop is to explore strategies and helpful practices for developing successful academic careers. Over the years, the OCIS Junior Faculty Consortium has played a significant role in helping hundreds of scholars develop their careers and build professional relationships. This year’s topics include publication quality and quantity, tenure and promotion, work-life balance, developing and fostering professional relationships, and other topics of interest to pre-tenure faculty.

The confirmed faculty mentors for the 2021 Junior Faculty Consortium are:

  • Kathy Chudoba, Utah State University, organizer
  • Diane Bailey, Cornell University
  • Abayomi Baiyere, Copenhagen Business School
  • Fabiola Bertolotti, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
  • Jennifer Gibbs, University of California Santa Barbara
  • Steven Sawyer, Syracuse University
  • Anu Sivunen, University of Jyväskylä
  • Molly Wasko, University of Alabama at Birmingham

All untenured faculty and post-docs with an interest in information systems, organizational communication, and/or information science are invited to participate, so please make plans to attend. 

To register, please send an email to Kathy Chudoba at with a brief cover letter (stating name, current academic institution, year of PhD graduation) and a copy of your current CV. Indicate whether you have attended the OCIS Junior Faculty Consortium in a prior year(s).  Put “OCIS JFC” in the Subject line.  Please register before June 15. Space is limited.


Stay well,


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