Call for SMA Pre-Doctoral Student Consortium Coordinator

The SMA Board is soliciting nominations for the appointed position of Pre-Doctoral Student Consortium Coordinator. This position is a one-year commitment and includes responsibilities such as soliciting and accepting applicants, organizing the pre-doctoral consortia, developing the agenda, securing speakers, conducting the consortia and obtaining feedback from the participants.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity goals and new strategic initiatives of the organization. In addition, the nominating committee – comprised of outgoing consortium coordinators and the program chair-elect – will apply the following criteria in recommending nominees for appointment by the Board:

  1. Contributions to the field of management, including respect and reputation among colleagues in the field.
  2. Involvement in past SMA activities and service, including reviewing papers, chairing sessions, presenting or discussing papers, being a track chair, and serving in leadership roles. 
  3. Reputation for conscientiousness and dependability. 
  4. Experience working with doctoral students.

Self- or other-nominations are acceptable. However, if nominating a colleague, you must first obtain the nominee’s agreement to be nominated.

A complete application will include a vitae and letter of nomination/application. Complete the fields below to apply.

Questions should be directed to the committee chairperson via email.

The deadline for nominations is March 1, 2024.

Paul Johnson, Chair
Consortia Committee
University of Mississippi

Application for Pre-Doctoral Student Consortium Coordinator

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