Job Posting: TT Open Rank at McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management

Tenure-Track Position(s) in Strategy & Organization
Desautels Faculty of Management McGill University

Position Summary

McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management invites applications for one or more open rank tenure-track positions in the Strategy and Organization Area, pending budget approval. The start date for the position is August 1st, 2022. Candidates must have (or be near completion) of a Ph.D. in management, entrepreneurship, strategy, or organization theory, or in a related discipline including sociology and economics. Applicants demonstrating outstanding potential who are doctoral students and plan to have completed the requirements for their Ph.D. by December 2022 will also be considered. We have a particular interest in candidates with research and teaching focused on organization theory, sustainability, strategy, and/or entrepreneurship. Applicants in other sub-disciplines will also be considered.

Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to advance a cutting-edge, compelling, and impactful research agenda. The ideal candidate will have evidence of effective teaching,  an experience-appropriate record of research publications in high quality, peer-reviewed journals, and clear promise of conducting innovative and important research publishable in the top journals in strategy and organization studies such as those listed on our Desautels 22. Successful candidates are also expected to work actively with doctoral students, to teach in our undergraduate and graduate programs, and contribute to the administration of the Area and Faculty. While located in the vibrant bilingual city of Montréal, teaching and administration at McGill is done in English.

McGill University

McGill is a leading research-intensive university located in the heart of Montréal. With more than 80 current tenured/tenure-track professors, the Desautels Faculty of Management is committed to continued growth. The Faculty has 2300 B.Com. students, 250 MBA/ EMBA/ MM students, 76 Ph.D. students, as well as a wide range of executive education offerings. 

Faculty members in the Strategy & Organization Area conduct research with a variety of approaches in strategy, organization theory, international business, entrepreneurship, and innovation, including management in developing and transition economies, not-for-profit organizations, and environmental and social issues. Professors have diverse disciplinary backgrounds, and enjoy a high level of independence in their research and teaching endeavors.  McGill’s emphasis is on research quality, innovation, and impact.

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. 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 and deemed the 4th best city in North America for quality of life in the 2018 Mercer survey.

More information about the Desautels Faculty of Management and the Strategy & Organization Area can be found at: www.mcgill.ca/desautels/about  

Compensation levels, teaching load, research funding, and travel support are competitive and commensurate with experience.

Application process and deadline

These materials must be submitted through WorkDay: (1) a cover letter expressing your interest; (2) CV; (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. Doctoral candidates and recent graduates should submit work from their dissertation.

Workday application is available here:

McGill-Desautels Assistant-Professor-Strategy & Organization

Any questions about the position or receipt of materials should be addressed to strategyrecruiting.mgmt@mcgill.ca  

All application materials should be submitted electronically by October 1, 2021.

Only complete, electronic submissions are accepted. 

The cover letter in the application may be addressed to:
 
Robert Nason, Strategy & Organization Area Coordinator
Desautels Faculty of Management
McGill University
1001 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1G5

Review of materials will begin shortly after the due date above 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 interview either virtually or, if health and safety standards allow it, in-person in Montreal as of October 2021.

McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

At McGill, research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation is valued and encouraged. Candidates are invited to demonstrate their research impact both within and across academic disciplines and in other sectors, such as government, communities, or industry.

McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.

McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, accessibilityrequest.hr@mcgill.ca  or phone at 514-398-2477. 

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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