Associate Professor / Professor - Tenniel Chu Chair in Sports Management

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Job FieldThe Department of Management, University of Toronto Scarborough, invites applications from qualified candidates for a full-time, tenure stream appointment in Sports Management. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor and will commence July 1, 2020, or shortly thereafter.  The successful candidate also will be eligible to hold the Tenniel Chu Chair in Sports Management for a term of up to five years with the potential for further extension.

Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. degree in Management or a discipline closely related to Sports Management, with a demonstrated, exceptional record of excellence in research and teaching. The successful candidate will have a strong portfolio of research in Sports Management that intersects with, and complements, the existing functional areas of research in the Department.

The Department of Management has a strong core of research faculty engaged in world-class research in all areas of Management including Operations Management and Analytics, Marketing, Finance, Economics, Organizational Behaviour, Accounting, and Strategy. We offer unique and exceptionally high quality programs in every area of Management that are in high demand and attract the very best students to our Department.

The successful candidate must demonstrate evidence of established and sustained scholarly excellence through the submitted research statement, ongoing innovative and independent research of international repute, an outstanding record of publications in leading peer-reviewed journals in the field, a highly successful track record of research funding, presentations at significant conferences, distinguished awards and accolades, and other noteworthy activities that contribute to the visibility and prominence of the discipline, as well as strong endorsements from referees of high standing. A record of collaboration with sports industry partners will be an asset as this is an expectation of the position.

Candidates are expected to provide demonstrable evidence of teaching excellence, including accomplishments in program and curriculum development, pedagogical innovations, undergraduate and graduate student mentoring and supervision, and effective teaching through a teaching dossier (including a teaching statement, sample course outlines and related materials, and teaching evaluations). Applicants are also expected to show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment.

The successful candidate will be a member of the tri-campus Graduate Department of Management at the University of Toronto, will be cross-appointed to the Rotman School of Management and will be expected to participate in the Graduate Department of Management’s graduate programs.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Toronto has been ranked first in Canada and in the top 30 world-wide by most of the major international ranking scores. As a growing three-campus university, we attract a diverse, scholarly and collegial group of faculty.

The University of Toronto Scarborough is a research-intensive campus that values and promotes teaching excellence, and is committed to inclusive excellence in the context of a multicultural student body. The Department of Management is housed in a state-of-the art building that boasts exceptional lecture halls, a finance trading lab, case rooms and research labs. In addition, we benefit from close proximity and connection to the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre - an extraordinary facility with strong connections to national sporting organizations. Additional information on the Department can be found at and the Rotman School of Management at

How to Apply:
All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Please ensure that you include a letter of application with a current curriculum vitae, copies of publications/manuscripts relating to sports management, a research statement outlining current and future research interests and a teaching dossier that includes a teaching statement, sample course syllabi, and teaching evaluations. All application material must be submitted online.

Three letters of reference should be submitted electronically by your referees (on letterhead, dated, signed) directly to: [email protected] immediately after the online application is initiated. Receipt of all three letters will be necessary to consider an application.

Submission guidelines can be found at:

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by October 21, 2019 and must be submitted online. We recommend combining documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

If you have questions about the application process please contact Jacqueline Deane at [email protected]. If you have questions about the position itself, please contact Professor David Zweig, Chair of the Department of Management [email protected].

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
Department: UTSC: Management
Campus: Scarborough
Job Posting: Jul 16, 2019
Job Closing: Oct 21, 2019




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Posted: 7/17/2019
Application Due: 10/15/2019
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