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Research Sabbatical
The Virtual Organization Management Research Sabbatical Program is open worldwide to mid-career faculty of universities and 4-year colleges who have been granted PAID research sabbatical leave for a consecutive time period of 24 months in order to broaden the horizon and needs of both the faculty member and the sponsoring educational institution; with a strong vision to participate in learning, conducting research and acquiring leading edge and groundbreaking skills in building virtual organizations and Virtual Organization Management best practices, policies and procedures.

All international candidates who are selected must be present in the United States in order to participate in this research sabbatical.

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Requirements for Mid-career Faculty of Universities and Colleges
  • Submit Registration of Interest Application. Upon receipt, candidate will be notified on how to proceed.
  • A doctoral degree in either Business Administration, Information Technology, the Humanities or Social Sciences conferred no earlier than 5 years from the date of application and no later than 10 years.
  • Approval letter from a college or university official regarding the granting of paid leave for sabbatical/research year, or affirming eligibility for paid leave, and giving date of final approval.
  • 3 referee letters from educational institution by no later than May 15 of each year for the upcoming sabbatical year which begins on September 1.
  • Statement of your interest in this virtual organization research sabbatical in 3 sections: (1) primary purpose for participating in the virtual organization research sabbatical; (2) how it will contribute to (your) present knowledge of the subject; and (3) how your educational institution will benefit from this research.
  • The tenure of the sabbatical leave must be for the full 24-month period working on a full-time basis. Please do NOT apply if you do not meet this requirement.
  • VOMI retains full or joint ownership and rights to all intellectual property developed during the course of the research sabbatical and all online or print publications issuing from the work accomplished must acknowledge Virtual Organization Management Institute's assistance and your research supervisor.

Standard Requirements for ALL Candidates
  • VISION, Integrity, Discipline, Team Player, Ability to Multitask.
  • Strong presentation and superior writing skills.
  • Must have excellent verbal communication skills.
  • All international candidates are required to be present in the United States in order to participate in the research sabbatical program (if you are able to obtain a visa to enter the US). Otherwise you must formally request an exemption from this requirement which states the extenuating circumstances.

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