Assistant Professor of Strategic Management — Rotman School of Management,
University of Toronto
Date Posted: 08/29/2022
Closing Date: 10/06/2022, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 26239
Job Category: Faculty – Tenure Stream (continuing)
Faculty/Division: The Rotman School of Management
Department: Strategic Management
Campus:St. George (Downtown Toronto)
The Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-
time tenure stream appointment in the Strategic Management Area. The appointment will be at
the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence on July 1, 2023, or shortly thereafter.
Applicants must have a PhD in management or a cognate discipline (e.g., economics, sociology,
etc.), with a focus on strategic management or related area by the date of appointment or shortly
thereafter, and a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. In particular, we
seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing
strengths. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative research at the highest
international level and to establish an outstanding, independent research program leading to
publications in top-ranked journals in strategy and cognate disciplines (e.g., Strategic
Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management
Journal/Review, American Economic Review, Journal of International Business
Studies, American Journal of Sociology, and journals of similar caliber).
Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence demonstrated by a record of
publications in top-ranked and field-relevant journals or works in progress meeting high
international standards, a research statement, presentations at significant conferences, awards and
accolades, and strong endorsements from referees of high standing.
The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in teaching and must have a demonstrated
interest in graduate student training and supervision. Preference will be given to candidates who
can teach in the area of international business. Excellence in teaching will be demonstrated
through the teaching dossier submitted with the application, including a statement of teaching
philosophy, teaching accomplishments, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations or
evidence of superior performance in teaching-related activities (such as performance as a
teaching assistant or course instructor, experience leading successful workshops or seminars,
student mentorship, or excellent conference posters or presentations), as well as strong letters of
reference, and a strong performance during the on-campus presentation for short-listed
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The Rotman School of Management has a strong research-oriented faculty that is supportive of
serious scholarship and committed to the professional development of its faculty. Within the
University of Toronto, the Area has close ties with the departments of Economics and Sociology.
All Rotman Strategy Ph.D. students complete graduate-level courses in at least one of these
departments. The Strategic Management Area provides a stimulating and supportive research
environment and a strong commitment to excellence in both research and teaching.
Rotman is situated in the heart of Canada’s corporate and financial centre and the world’s most
diverse city. Rotman’s core values reflect this diversity. For more information about the Rotman
School and its core values, please
visit: https://www.rotman.utoronto.ca/connect/aboutrotman/ourvalues .
All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. Applicants must
submit a cover letter; a current curriculum vitae; a research statement outlining current and future
research interests; a job market paper and up to two additional research papers or publications;
and a teaching dossier to include a teaching statement, sample course materials, and teaching
evaluations, or evidence of superior performance in other teaching-related activities as listed
Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three references. The University of
Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each once
an application is submitted. Applicants, however, remain responsible for ensuring that references
submit letters (on letterhead, dated and signed) by the closing date. Letters should be addressed
Professor Becky Reuber
Chair, Recruiting Committee – Strategy
Rotman School of Management
University of Toronto
Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. All documents, with the
exception of the three reference letters, MUST be submitted via the link below. Your CV and
cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. We recommend combining additional
documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.
If you have any questions about the position, please contact Professor Becky Reuber, Search
Committee Chair, at Strategy.Recruiting@Rotman.Utoronto.Ca .
All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by the closing date,
October 6, 2022.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents
will be given priority.
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, LGBTQ2S+
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.
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