Mid-Career Faculty Consortium


Tenured? Wondering about the next steps in your career? At a crossroads in your career? Thinking about seeking an administrative post? Or leading a research center or taking on leadership roles in the academic community?  Then the AIS Mid-Career Mentoring workshop is for you!

 The ideal workshop participant is an academic who is at a mid-point in their academic career and who would appreciate advice and information about different career options after tenure.

DATE : SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10TH 2017, 9:00AM-12:00PM
VENUE : COEX – 310

Track Chairs

Roman Beck

IT University of Copenhagen

Choon Ling Sia
City University of Hong Kong

Faculty Mentors

Guy Gable, Queensland University of Technology

Marta Indulska, University of Queensland

Sirkka Jarvenpaa, University of Texas at Austin

Ho Geun Lee, Yonsei University

Michael Myers, University of Auckland

Jan Pries-Heje, Roskilde University

Hock Hai Teo, National University of Singapore

Jason Thatcher, Clemson University


Held in Coex-310
9:00-9:30                  Welcome and Introduction

9:30-10:30                Panel 1

Panel 1 involves discussion of “internal” roles (within one’s university) available post tenure, what the roles are, the skills needed, the benefits and disadvantages of taking on those roles, etc.  Examples of such roles include Department Chair, Associate Dean, Dean, Research Center Director, Provost, etc.

10:30-10:45             Coffee break

10:45-11:45             Panel 2

Panel 2 involves discussion of “external” roles (within one’s academic community or in the larger practitioner community) one could take on post tenure, what the roles are, the skills needed, the benefits and disadvantages of taking on those roles, etc. Examples of such roles include Editorial roles for major IS journals, leadership roles in the AIS organization or in AIS conferences, board of director for major corporations, technology transfer roles, etc.

11:45-12:00             Wrap-up

Registration Process and Fees

To allow for maximum participation among the participants, there is a limit of 40 participants. If you would like to attend, simply select this workshop when you register for ICIS 2017. The cost of the workshop is $25.