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NOW WITH APPLICATION LINK: Assistant Professor - Strategic Management, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

  • 1.  NOW WITH APPLICATION LINK: Assistant Professor - Strategic Management, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

    Posted 08-22-2023 13:30

    Sorry for the repost: Application link now included.

    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, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2024, or shortly thereafter.


    Candidates must have earned a PhD degree in management or a cognate discipline with a focus on strategic management (e.g., economics, sociology) by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and enhance our existing strengths.


    Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence in strategic management, which is shown primarily by the job-market paper and additional research papers or publications submitted with the application, a research statement, and strong letters of reference from referees of high standing. The successful candidate is expected to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest level, establish an outstanding, independent research program, and publish articles in internationally recognized top-tier and field relevant academic journals in the field of strategy and/or cognate disciplines. We seek individuals who have published in, have papers forthcoming in, or have works in progress meeting the standards of Strategic Management JournalAdministrative Science QuarterlyAcademy of Management Journal/ReviewAmerican Economic ReviewAmerican Journal of Sociology, Management Science, Organization Science, and journals of similar caliber and standing. Further evidence of research excellence includes presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and research presentations at other highly ranked universities.


    Applicants must demonstrate excellence in teaching, including a strong demonstrated ability to integrate both theory and practice; evidence of effective communication and presentation skills; a willingness to undertake graduate supervision; and a demonstrated mastery of their subject area. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated by teaching accomplishments, strong letters of reference, the teaching dossier, and for short-listed candidates, a strong performance during the on-campus seminar presentation. The teaching dossier includes a teaching statement, sample course materials, teaching evaluations, or other evidence of superior performance in teaching-related activities, which can include superior performance as a teaching assistant or course instructor, experience leading successful workshops or seminars, student mentorship, or excellent conference presentations or posters.


    This search aligns with the University's commitment to strategically and proactively promote diversity among our community members (Statement on Equity, Diversity & Excellence). Recognizing that Black, Indigenous, and other Racialized communities have experienced inequities that have developed historically and are ongoing, we strongly welcome and encourage candidates from those communities to apply. Applicants are invited to include in their cover letter any experiences, or planned future contributions, to equity, diversity and inclusion, in the areas of research, teaching, and/or service.

    Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


    About the Organization
    U of T is Canada's largest university and has an international research reputation. The Rotman School of Management has a strong research-oriented faculty that is supportive of serious scholarship and is committed to the professional development of its faculty. The Rotman School operates a wide range of degree programs, including an undergraduate Commerce program, a full-time, part-time, Executive, and Global Executive MBA program, a Global Executive MBA for Healthcare and the Life Sciences, a Master of Management Analytics, a Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting, and a Ph.D. program. The Strategic Management area provides a stimulating and supportive research environment and a strong commitment to excellence in both research and teaching. Within the University of Toronto, the Strategic Management area has close ties with the Economics Department and the Sociology Department. All Strategic Management PhD students complete graduate-level courses in at least one of these departments.


    Rotman is situated in the heart of Canada's corporate and financial center, 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:


    All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. Applicants must submit a cover letter including any experiences, or planned future contributions, to equity, diversity and inclusion, in the areas of research, teaching, and/or service; 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 including a teaching statement, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations, or evidence of superior performance in other teaching-related activities as listed above. 

    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 referee the day after an application is submitted. Applicants remain responsible for ensuring that referees submit recent letters (on letterhead, dated and signed) by the closing date. More details on the automatic reference letter collection, including timelines, are available in the candidate FAQ.

    Submission guidelines can be found at Your CV and cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. Please combine additional application materials into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Professor Becky Reuber, Search Committee Chair at Strategy.Recruiting@Rotman.Utoronto.Ca.

    All application materials, including recent reference letters, must be received by September 25, 2023.​​​​​​​

    Click here to apply:

    Sarah Kaplan
    Distinguished Professor
    University of Toronto
    Toronto ON