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Assistant Professor in Strategic Management at University of Toronto Scarborough

  • 1.  Assistant Professor in Strategic Management at University of Toronto Scarborough

    Posted 11-03-2020 14:28


    The Department of Management, University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC), invites applications from qualified candidates for a full-time tenure stream position in the area of Strategy. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an expected start date of July 1, 2021, or shortly thereafter.

    Candidates must have earned a PhD degree (or equivalent doctoral degree, e.g., DBA) in Business or Management or other closely related areas by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. Particular attention will be given to applicants with a research focus in corporate strategy, entrepreneurship, innovation, or health care. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and enhance our existing departmental strengths. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program.


    Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence which can be demonstrated by a record of publications in top-ranked and field relevant journals or forthcoming publications meeting high international standards, the submitted research statement, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements from referees of high standing.


    Evidence of excellence in teaching will be provided through teaching accomplishments, the teaching dossier including a teaching statement, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations submitted as part of the application, as well as strong letters of reference. Applicants must also show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment demonstrated through the application materials.


    Responsibilities include advancing the area's research agenda and teaching undergraduate students at the University of Toronto Scarborough, and active involvement in graduate student education and training through the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management.  The Department of Management at the University of Toronto Scarborough is highly research oriented and seeks to attract the best candidates.


    The successful candidate will be a member of the tri-campus Graduate Department of Management at the University of Toronto, will be cross-appointed to the Rotman School of Management and will be expected to participate in the Graduate Department of Management's graduate programs.

    Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    The University of Toronto has been ranked first in Canada and in the top 30 world-wide by most of the major international ranking scores. As a growing three-campus university, we attract a diverse, scholarly and collegial group of faculty. The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a research-intensive campus with a strong core of faculty engaged in high-impact research in all areas of Management. UTSC also values and promotes teaching excellence, and is committed to inclusive excellence in the context of a multicultural student body. We are housed in a state-of-the art building that boasts exceptional lecture halls, a finance trading lab, case rooms and research labs. Additional information on the Department can be found at https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/mgmt/ and the Rotman School of Management at http://www.rotman.utoronto.ca/.

    All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applicants must submit a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, copies of up to three publications/manuscripts, a research statement outlining current and future research interests, and a teaching dossier that includes a teaching statement, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations.


    Applicants must arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly by the referee to the hiring unit via email at management-reference-letters@utsc.utoronto.ca by the closing date (on letterhead, dated, and signed). PLEASE NOTE: This search is not using the University's automatic solicitation and collection functionality for reference letters.

    Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. If you have questions about the position, please contact Jacqueline Deane at management-ca@utsc.utoronto.ca.

    All application materials, including reference letters, must be submitted online and must be received by December 1, 2020.


    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


    Diversity Statement
    The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.


    As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.


    Accessibility Statement
    The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.


    The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

    If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca.

    April Franco
    University of Toronto Scarborough
    Toronto ON
    (416) 946-3133