Assistant Professor - Strategy

Requisition Title: Assistant Professor - Strategy - 1701329

The Department of Management at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment, at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Strategy. The position start date is July 1, 2018.

Qualified applicants must have a PhD in Management or Economics, with a focus on Strategy by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter. Knowledge of industrial organization economics and the economics of innovation is expected. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, externally funded research program. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research is required. Evidence of excellence in teaching is demonstrated through teaching accomplishments (e.g. awards, recognition, new course and curriculum development), strong letters of reference and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application. Evidence of excellence in research is demonstrated through 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.

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate will be appointed as a faculty member of the Department of Management at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) and cross-appointed to the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management.

The successful candidate will be part of a strong culture of graduate and undergraduate management education, research, and doctoral training through some of the following programs: PhD; Master of Forensic Accounting (MFAcc); Master of Management of Innovation (MMI); Master of Management & Professional Accounting (MMPA); Master of Science in Sustainability Management (MScSM); Master of Biotechnology (MBiotech); B.Com., BBA and HBA (Management).

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Please note this is a distinct job opening from the Rotman School of Management (University of Toronto): Interested candidates are encouraged to apply for both positions.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, job market paper, a statement outlining current and future research interests, sample publications, and a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, sample syllabi, description of teaching strategies and innovations, links to video lectures, etc.).

Submission guidelines can be found at: We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word files.

Three recent letters of reference, which must comment on the applicant's research and teaching abilities, should be addressed to Professor Mihkel Tombak, Chair of the Department of Management, and sent directly by the referee to Please ensure the candidate's name and "Strategy Assistant Professor Search" are included in the subject line and that letters are dated, on letterhead and signed.

Review of applications will begin after November 30, 2017. All application materials, including the letters of reference, must be received by this date to be considered during the first round of review. However, the position will remain open until filled.

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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 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

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

Job Field: Tenure Stream
Faculty / Division: University of Toronto Mississauga
Department: UTM: Management
Campus: Mississauga
Job Posting: Aug 2, 2017
Job Closing: Nov 30, 2017 Open Until Filled