Job Posting: TT-Position in Strategic Management at the University of Toronto

Assistant Professor – Strategic Management – 1803398 
Job Field: Tenure Stream
Faculty / Division: Joseph L. Rotman School of Management
Department: Rotman School of Management
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Aug 3, 2018
Job Closing: October 15, 2018, 11:59pm

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, 2019.

Qualified applicants must have a PhD in management or a cognate discipline, with a focus on strategic management and organizations or economic sociology, by the date of appointment or soon thereafter. We have a strong preference for researchers in organizational theory and sociology. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, independent, externally funded research program. The position comes with undergraduate and graduate teaching responsibilities in strategic management and organizations.

Evidence of excellence in research and teaching is required. Evidence of excellence in research is demonstrated through the job market paper and other documents submitted for review, top-quality working papers, publications in top-ranked and field-relevant academic journals or a research pipeline that is at high international levels, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong letters of reference from referees of high standing. Evidence of excellence in teaching is demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, strong letters of reference and the teaching statement submitted as part of the application.

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Select applicants will be invited to present their research at the Rotman School to faculty and students.

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.

U of T is Canada’s largest university and has an international research reputation. The Rotman School operates an undergraduate Commerce program, a Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting, a full-time, part-time and executive MBA program, a Master of Finance, a Master of Financial Risk Management, and a Ph.D. program.

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 and, as such, we have a preference for candidates with demonstrated experience and interest in promoting a diverse and inclusive research and teaching environment. For more information about the Rotman School and its core values, please visit:

No paper applications or supporting documents will be accepted. Applications should include:

  • curriculum vitae,
  • cover letter
  • job market paper,
  • three reference letters
  • sample publications (if any), and
  • teaching statement

Please note: Submission guidelines can be found at: All documents, with the exception of the three reference letters, MUST be submitted via the link below. We recommend combining documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.  All applications must be received by closing date October 15, 2018.

Three reference letters (on letterhead, signed) must be submitted by email to:

Rekha Morbia
Area Administrator, Strategic Management
Rotman School of Management
University of Toronto

If you have any questions about the position, please contact:

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 other 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://uoftme/UP.

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

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