Junior Faculty Workshop

Dear junior faculty,

Kunsoo Han and I are co-chairing ICIS 2017 Junior Faculty Consortium in Seoul, Korea and we are inviting junior faculty to attend.

Spend a day discussing best practices in research, getting promotion and tenure, and in writing papers with a select group of mentors.

Details of the JFC are provided below.

We are looking forward to seeing you in Seoul.


Alain Pinsonneault, McGill University


Date : Sunday, December 10th 2017, 9:00am-4:30pm
Venue : COEX Convention Center, Hall E5

Keynote Speaker

Arun Rai, Georgia State University, EIC of MIS Quarterly

The deadline for submitting email applications is September 15th, 2017

Track Chairs

Alain Pinsonneault 

McGill University

Kunsoo Han

McGill University

Faculty Mentors

  • Michael Barrett, University of Cambridge
  • Anandhi Bharadwaj, Emory University
  • Yolande Chan, Queen’s University
  • Debbie Compeau, Washington State University
  • Elizabeth Davidson, University of Hawaii
  • Ming Hui Huang, National Taiwan University
  • Rajiv Kohli, College of William & Mary
  • Kai Lim, City University of Hong Kong
  • Likoebe Maruping, Georgia State University
  • Sunil Mithas, University of Maryland
  • Paul Pavlou, Temple University
  • Jui Ramaprasad, McGill University
  • Matti Rossi, Aalto University
  • Michael Zhang, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Consortium Activities

The consortium will cover key issues relevant to the career development of junior faculty members, and will consist of the following activities:

  • A keynote speech,
  • Two panel discussions about successfully conducting research and getting promotion,
  • An interactive workshop session on writing papers.

Participants will have opportunities to interact with a select group of faculty mentors, with whom they can share their thoughts and concerns about developing their careers.

Consortium Eligibility

  1. All IS junior faculty members in their first four years in an academic position (including post-docs) are eligible to apply to participate in this consortium.
  1. Preference will be given to participants who have not attended a prior ICIS JFC.

The number of participants is limited in order to maintain the richness and intimacy of the experience.

Registration Process and Fee

Send an email to Alain Pinsonneault (alain.pinsonneault@mcgill.ca) and Kunsoo Han (kunsoo.han@mcgill.ca) with the subject title “ICIS 2017 JFC” with the following information:


  1. Year of Ph.D. graduation:
  2. Current position/university:
  3. Have you attended a prior ICIS JFC?:
  4. Brief (2-3 lines) description of research interests:

The deadline for submitting email applications is September 15th, 2017. Applications will be processed after the closing date, after which applicants will be notified of the outcome.


Selected participants to the JFC need to register for both ICIS & the JFC (under Ancillary meetings tab on ICIS web site) after being notified.

A small fee of US$65 is charged for participating in this consortium to cover the costs of the facilities, lunch, and coffee breaks. The fee is to be paid at the time of registration for ICIS (after your place in this consortium has been confirmed).