The PhD Student Circle is thrilled to invite two additional members to become PhD Circle Champions. This role offers doctoral students the chance to embody leadership, connect with peers, contribute to a robust online community, and lead initiatives that enrich the doctoral student community within the Strategic Management Society.

Your Role as a PhD Circle Champion:

  • Foster a sense of community among PhD candidates on our online platform, Member Circle, by leading discussions and engagement opportunities for doctoral students.
  • Organize and facilitate educational and networking events.
  • Serve as a liaison for PhD student concerns within the SMS community.


Benefits Include:

  • Complimentary SMS Student Membership during your tenure.
  • Development of leadership skills and professional networking opportunities.
  • Influence the academic and professional journey of fellow doctoral students.



  • Currently enrolled in a doctoral program.
  • Current SMS member
  • Commitment of 5-10 hours per month for a 2-year term.
  • Strong organizational skills and leadership aspirations.


If you’re passionate about supporting and leading within the doctoral community, we encourage you to submit an application by clicking the following link. For additional details or questions, please contact the SMS Executive Office at


The deadline for submitting an application is January 21st, 2024.


We look forward to welcoming new champions and the positive impact you will bring to the SMS doctoral community.

Published Date
19 December 2023

Article Type
Membership News


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