Faculty Development Consortium

Faculty Development Consortium

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2022
12:45 – 5:00 pm

Who will benefit from attending?The Faculty Development Consortium is designed to assist tenure-track/tenured faculty plan their career path for the upcoming years. Panels of experienced faculty will share their insight and advice. As the support needed evolves throughout one’s career the consortium is designed to address two groups:(a) Early-career faculty (Assistant professors/less than six years of experience): At this stage faculty are starting to navigate their careers and want to leverage opportunities to build their reputation and enhance their profile for achieving tenure.(b) Mid-career faculty (Associate professors/more than six years of experience): At this stage faculty are presented with new opportunities to enhance their career and contribute to their institutions and the profession.

The program provides a unique opportunity for new and mid-career faculty to develop their networks and hear form esteemed group of faculty members who will share their experience and insights on building successful academic careers. A tentative schedule of the sessions is as follows:

Early Career (Pre-Tenure) Faculty Mid-Career (Tenured) Faculty
12:45 – 1:00 pm Introductions Introductions
1 – 1:45 pm Developing yourself as an emerging scholar and establishing your research agenda: Dedicated faculty will share their extensive experience and insights on how to transition from the dissertation to developing independent research streams to support your career inspiration. Establishing yourself as a scholar and exploring new research agendas:
Dedicated faculty will share their extensive experience and insights regarding best practices on how to initiate new research streams in order broaden your scholarly engagement in the profession.
1:45 – 2:30 pm Being a good corporate citizen of your institution and the academy:
Dedicated faculty will share their extensive experience and insight to foster informal and candor discussions regarding potential service opportunities and their impact on balancing research as well as pedagogy. How to navigate your institution requirements and avoid early career burnout?
Building a leadership profile at your institution and the academy: Dedicated faculty will share their extensive experience and insight to foster informal and candor discussions regarding potential career paths including opportunities and challenges of taking on new roles as administrators, journal editors/area editors, and leadership in professional organizations while continuing to develop their research and pedagogical agendas.
2:30 – 2:50 pm Coffee Break
2:50 – 3:40 pm Future of higher education: Higher education has been destined for major changes for a long time. Although, many took place during the last decade, the recent pandemic will trigger a significant impact on the shape of its future. Leaders from various schools will share their insight and vision of upcoming changes.
3:45 – 4:15 pm Round Table 1: TBD based on questions submitted
4:20 – 4:50 pm Round Table 2: TBD based on questions submitted
4:50 – 5 pm Conclusions

How/When to Apply?

To be considered for participation in the FDC, please send an e-mail to conference@decisionsciences.org.

Your email should be received by October 1, 2022 and should:

1. Attach your current CV.
2. List 2-4 questions that you would like answered in order to advance your professional career.

Note: Participation in the FDC is limited, applications received after October 1, 2022 will receive consideration on a space-available basis. There is no additional cost to attend the Consortium, but selected participants must register for the 2022 DSI Annual Meeting to participate in the event.

Questions about the FDC at the 2022 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute can be directed to the Faculty Development Consortium Coordinators:

Amit Eynan
Robins School of Business
University of Richmond
aeynan@richmond.edu
Sachin B. Modi
Mike Ilitch School of Business
Wayne State University
sachin.modi@wayne.edu

 

(May be updated and/or subject to change before DSI meeting in November 2022)