Job Posting: TT Positions at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management

McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management invites applications for multiple tenure-track positions in Organizational Behaviour starting August 2018. Successful candidates will sustain a cutting-edge, high quality research program and publish in top journals. They are also expected to work actively with doctoral students, and to teach in our undergraduate and graduate programs. We encourage applications from candidates at all levels. Salary is negotiable, according to qualifications and experience.

In addition to having a Ph.D. in a related discipline (e.g., organizational behaviour, management, strategy, international business, entrepreneurship, organizational theory), the ideal candidate will have a record of research publications in high quality, peer-reviewed journals, evidence of effective teaching, and clear promise of pursuing an interesting and innovative research agenda. Applicants possessing outstanding potential, both as a researcher and a teacher, who are recent doctoral graduates or who plan to have completed the requirements for their Ph.D. by December 2018 may be considered.

Whereas teaching is done in English, knowledge of French or a willingness to learn French is desirable.

The Organizational Behaviour Area, Desautels Faculty of Management, and McGill University:
The Organizational Behaviour Area has ten tenure-track professors six of whom are tenured ( Drawing on a range of theories and methods, members of the Area are committed to conducting research that helps to explain an array of workplace phenomena, as well as advance greater equality and social sustainability in contemporary society and our increasingly globally-integrated world ( Current research being conducted in the Area covers such topics as work, occupations and careers; diversity and social equality; identity; leadership; authenticity and conformity; entrepreneurship; organizational change; arts and leadership; social capital; mental representations; power relationships; and management in developing countries. Faculty have published in such top-tier research journals as Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, American Journal of Sociology, American Sociological Review, Management Science, Organization Science, Organization Studies, and Strategic Management Journal.

McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management ( offers a collegial, research-oriented atmosphere. With more than 75 current tenured/tenure-track professors, the Faculty is committed to continued growth. There are approximately 2300 B.Com. students, 196 MBA students, and 64 Ph.D. students. The Faculty supports a culture of excellence in research and teaching (exclusively in English) and encourages international, cross-cultural, integrative and multidisciplinary research. Faculty members enjoy a high level of independence in their research and teaching endeavors. The Faculty’s emphasis is on quality, innovation and impact. Research is well supported through a combination of internal funding and government grants. The Faculty provides excellent administrative support for grant applications to funding bodies such as SSHRC (, and generous, philanthropically-supported fellowships and faculty awards are also available. Founded in 1821, McGill University is among Canada’s best-known institutions of higher learning and has been ranked as the number 1 research university in Canada for 12 years in a row by Maclean’s University Rankings.

McGill is located in Montreal, a UNESCO City of Design since 2006. Montreal offers a true joie de vivre, boasting an experience between North America and Europe. It is a bilingual city with a vibrant restaurant scene, diverse and dynamic cultural offerings, numerous leisure and recreational activities, and country getaways within a short driving distance. Low housing costs, government-funded health care, subsidized day care and free public primary and secondary education help make living in Montreal more affordable. It is also family-friendly (deemed the 4th safest city in North America and the 2nd best city in the world for living by The Economist) and diverse (of all G7 countries, Canada ranks 1st in terms of equal opportunities for people of different origins).

Application Requirements:
To ensure immediate consideration, materials should be submitted through our electronic application system ( October 2, 2017. Your application should include: (1) a cover letter expressing your interest; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a brief research statement; (4) a brief statement of teaching philosophy plus documentation of teaching effectiveness (if available); (5) three letters of reference (preferably also sent electronically); and (6) copies of representative research article(s), including the full paper you would present if invited for a campus visit.

Review of materials will begin immediately after the due date and will continue until the position is filled or the search is terminated. Short-listed candidates invited to meet with members of the Faculty should expect to travel to Montreal as of November 2017.

Any questions about the position should be addressed to the OB Area Coordinator, Prof. Patricia Hewlin ( Any questions about receipt of your materials should be addressed to the OB Area Faculty Coordinator, Linda Foster (

McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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