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Take the 2015 Who Went Where? Survey

Doctoral candidates and graduates in the marketing discipline who were on the job market during the AMA 2014 Summer Marketing Educators Conference in San Francisco are asked to fill out the annual AMA DocSIG Who Went Where? Survey

It is time to take the Annual Who Went Where survey!  This survey is for all recently hired doctoral candidates and graduates. For over ten years, this survey has provided marketing doctoral programs and students with a snapshot of the job market. The results from this survey will be presented at the American Marketing Association 2015 Summer Marketing Educators Conference in Chicago.

Responses are confidential and results are reported only in aggregate. Sharing your name and placement with us is left to your discretion and is not required to complete the survey. Please click on the following link to participate:

https://qtrial2014.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_5BzHR34RLfEMyTr

Thank you in advance for your participation.  Questions about the Who Went Where? survey can be directed to Paul Mills, Vice-Chair of Research, DocSIG at pmills7@kent.edu

Previous years’ results can be found at www.docsig.org.

MMA Doc Student Teaching Consortium, Outstanding Doc Student Competition Submission Deadline May 22, 2015

The uSamp Outstanding Teacher-Scholar Doctoral Student Competition  is held concurrently with the Marketing Management Association Fall Educators’ Conference September 16-18, 2015 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. This conference focuses on research and new developments in teaching marketing – a great fit for those interested in developing teaching skills as part of a complete candidate package. The consortium also provides individual training to develop your teaching.
The student conference registration fee is $90 and includes lunch and dinner onThursday as well as lunch on Friday. See full conference details at mmaglobal.org, select Fall Educators’ Conference from the Conferences tab.
Also consider submitting for the uSamp Outstanding Teacher-Scholar Doctoral Student Competition – winner receives a $1,000 cash prize as well as up to two free nights at the conference hotel and conference registration fee paid.
The deadline to apply for the consortium and the competition is May 22, 2015 although the consortium will close once capacity is reached.

MMA Doc Student Teaching Consortium – a couple spaces still available

Although the priority deadline to apply for the consortium (May 23, 2014) has passed we do still a couple of spots open – a larger meeting room allowed us to broaden the consortium. If you had planned for your advisor to send in a nomination on your behalf there is still an opportunity to do so (until we reach room capacity).

The AxcessCapon Doctoral Student Teaching Consortium at the MMA Fall Educators’ Conference – this is held concurrently with the conference on Wednesday and Thursday afternoon – details attached. The Marketing Management Association Fall Educators’ Conference will be held September 17-19, 2014 in San Antonio. This conference focuses on research and new developments in teaching marketing, a great fit for those interested in developing teaching skills as part of a complete candidate package.

Full conference information can be found on the conference website, http://www.mmaglobal.org/conferences/fall-conference/. The $120 full-time student conference registration fee (paid by August 1, 2014) includes dinner on Wed and Thurs as well as lunch on Thurs and Friday. The conference hotel rate is $129 per night for single through quad occupancy.

Feel free to direct any questions to Mary Conran, consortium coordinator at DocConsortium@mmaglobal.org.

Reminder: Who Went Where Survey Deadline is May 31

Doctoral candidates and graduates in the marketing discipline who were on the job market during the AMA 2013 Summer Marketing Educators Conference are requested to fill out the Annual AMA DocSIG Who Went Where? Survey by May 31, 2014.

This survey is for all recently hired doctoral candidates and graduates. For more than ten years, this survey has provided marketing doctoral programs and students with a snapshot of the job market. The results from this survey will be presented at the American Marketing Association 2014 Summer Marketing Educators Conference.

Responses are confidential and results are reported in aggregate. Sharing your name and placement with us is left to your discretion and is not required to complete the survey. Please click on the following link to participate:

https://kent.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_37tjIJEE55i4ARv

Thank you in advance for your participation. Questions about the Who Went Where? survey can be directed to Hillary Mellema, Vice-Chair of Research, DocSIG athmellema@kent.edu, or Paul Mills, Assistant Vice Chair of Research atpmills7@kent.edu

Previous years’ reports can be found at www.docsig.org.

Best Regards,

Hillary Mellema and Paul Mills

Take the 2014 Who Went Where? Survey. Deadline is May 31st.

Doctoral candidates and graduates in the marketing discipline who were on the job market during the AMA 2013 Summer Marketing Educators Conference are requested to fill out the Annual AMA DocSIG Who Went Where? Survey

This survey is for all recently hired doctoral candidates and graduates. For more than ten years, this survey has provided marketing doctoral programs and students with a snapshot of the job market. The results from this survey will be presented at the American Marketing Association 2014 Summer Marketing Educators Conference.

Responses are confidential and results are reported in aggregate. Sharing your name and placement with us is left to your discretion and is not required to complete the survey. Please click on the following link by May 31, 2014 to participate:

https://kent.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_37tjIJEE55i4ARv

Thank you in advance for your participation. Questions about the Who Went Where? survey can be directed to Hillary Mellema, Vice-Chair of Research, DocSIG at hmellema@kent.edu, or Paul Mills, Assistant Vice Chair of Research at pmills7@kent.edu

Previous years’ reports can be found at www.docsig.org.  

Best Regards,

Hillary Mellema and Paul Mills

Doc Student Teaching Consortium Application Deadline May 23, 2014

Just following up with a friendly reminder to consider the AxcessCapon Doctoral Student Teaching Consortium at the MMA Fall Educators’ Conference – this is held concurrently with the conference on Wednesday and Thursday afternoon. Whether you aspire for a career at a balanced or teaching institution or you want to sharpen your teaching skills as you prepare for career at an R1 school, this consortium is a great fit. The priority deadline to apply for the consortium is May 23, 2014.

The Marketing Management Association Fall Educators’ Conference will be held September 17-19, 2014 in San Antonio. This conference focuses on research and new developments in teaching marketing, again a great fit for those interested in developing teaching skills as part of a complete candidate package. Also consider submitting for the Outstanding Teacher-Scholar Doctoral Student Competition – winner receives a $1,000 cash prize as well as up to two free nights at the conference hotel and conference registration fee paid.

Full conference information including call for papers, pre-conference workshops, teacher-scholar doc student competition, and career placement service can be found on the conference website,  http://www.mmaglobal.org/conferences/fall-conference/. The $120 full-time student conference registration fee (paid by August 1, 2014) includes dinner on Wed and Thurs as well as lunch on Thurs and Fri and a one-year membership to MMA (great deal). The conference hotel rate is $129 per night for single through quad occupancy (another great deal).

The consortium faculty colleagues are listed below. Feel free to direct any questions to Mary Conran, consortium coordinator at DocConsortium@mmaglobal.org.

Barry Babin, Louisiana Tech University

Mary Conran, Temple University – Coordinator

Mark Houston, Texas Christian University

Shannon Rinaldo, Texas Tech University

Jeanetta Sims, University of Central Oklahoma

Brent Smith, St. Joseph’s University

Tracy Tuten, East Carolina University

Brian Vander Schee, Aurora University

Lyle Wetsch, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada

Barbara Ross Wooldridge, University of Texas – Tyler

This quote from last year’s attendee, Rebecca Dingus (Kent State, 2014) is representative of the experience, “The MMA Doc Consortium is a valuable experience for any doctoral student. Wonderful faculty mentors, guidance and tips for success in the classroom, and even teaching demonstrations and training–this unique consortium expanded my passion for teaching.”

Webcast Alert – Marketing Faculty Job Search: Navigating and Mastering the Interview Process

Update (April 7): Missed the webinar? Check out the recording here: http://bit.ly/1hlnvhL.

No one likes going on the academic job market, the job search and interviewing process can seem overwhelming and stressful.  In this upcoming webcast, Associate Professor, David Hardisty (University of British Columbia) gives you the information needed to ease your way through the process and give you a sense of what will make you a standout to search committees.

Learnings from this webcast will be:

  • What to expect; how the interview process works
  • Selling yourself in an interview
  • Your on campus visit
  • Negotiating a job offer