Deadline:  May 1, 2019

The Technology and Innovation Management Division is now accepting applications from Ph.D. students for its 2019 Doctoral Student Consortium to be held at the Academy of Management meeting in Boston, MA. The consortium is held on Friday, August 9 and Saturday, August 10.

The TIM doctoral consortium is aimed at Ph.D. candidates interested in conducting leading-edge research and teaching in technology and innovation management, entrepreneurship, strategy and organization and who are preparing for the tenure-track job market. This two-day event will cover a range of topics related to conducting quality research, finishing doctoral dissertations, job market discussions, and transition to life as faculty. In addition to panel presentations and open discussions, the consortium will have other main events including:

“Job Market Bootcamp”

How do I decide which schools to apply to? Which questions do I ask in 1:1 interviews? How do I make an elevator pitch? What do I do about exploding offers? We will spend half of Friday prepping you for the job market, including two Q&A panels with senior faculty as well as “elevator pitch” practice of your job-market paper.


Congrats, you got the dream job! Now you want to get tenure. We will spend the balance of Friday on a five-year visioning exercise (2019 + 5 = 2024) where you will forecast your future research statement and then receive detailed feedback from faculty mentors on how to get there from here.

Confirmed faculty mentors to date are the following:

Keynote Speaker: Anita McGahan (University of Toronto)

Mentors and Panelists: Viba Gaba (INSEAD); Sam Garg (HKUST); Karin Hoisl (Mannheim University); Olenka Kacperczyk (London Business School); Matt Marx (Boston University); Michael Roach (Cornell); Henry Sauermann (European School of Management & Technology); Sonali Shah (Illinois); Mary Tripsas (Boston College); Laurina Zhang (Georgia Tech)

Organizers: Myriam Mariani (Bocconi); Mahka Moeen (UNC)

The application deadline is May 1st, 2019. Only electronic applications will be considered. To apply, please complete the form on the following link: TIM doctoral consortium application form

Preference is given to doctoral candidates at later stages of their PhD. For any questions please contact Myriam Mariani or Mahka Moeen at

In addition to this consortium, the TIM division will sponsor the “TIM Doctoral Research Development Workshop,” which is a 3-hour session focused on providing feedback on a specific research idea or paper. Doctoral students interested in the research development workshop should follow the associated announcements and apply for it separately.

We look forward to welcoming you in Boston!

Myriam & Mahka