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Assistant Professor - Marketing

University of Toronto
St. George (Downtown Toronto)
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Assistant Professor - Marketing

Date Posted: 07/07/2022
Closing Date: 08/18/2022, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 25680
Job Category: Faculty - Tenure Stream (continuing)
Faculty/Division: The Rotman School of Management
Department: Marketing Area
Campus:St. George (Downtown Toronto)


The Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in the area of Marketing specializing in Quantitative Research. The appointment will be at the rank of an Assistant Professor, with an expected start date of July 1, 2023.

Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. degree in Marketing or a related discipline by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter. In addition, applicants must have a strong theoretical and methodological background in Quantitative Research, typically with training and interest in economics and statistics, and a demonstrated ability to apply this knowledge to important questions and issues in Marketing. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to teach in the Master of Management Analytics program.

We seek candidates with demonstrated excellence in research and creative professional work, and a demonstrated excellence for teaching. Moreover, we seek individuals whose research and teaching interests complement and deepen our existing strengths.

For this position, excellence in research is evidenced primarily by the quality of the submitted dissertation, the job market paper or a research pipeline that is at high international levels, presentations at top conferences, presenting research at other highly ranked schools, the submitted research statement, as well as strong letters of reference from referees of high standing.

The successful candidate for this position is expected to pursue independent, innovative research at the highest international level, and to publish articles in internationally recognized top-tier academic journals in the field of Marketing. Individuals that can publish or have been previously published in Journal of Marketing Research, Marketing Science, Management Science, and Journal of Marketing and journals of similar caliber and international standing are preferred. Other noteworthy activities in Marketing that contribute to the visibility and prominence of the discipline are assets.

Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching and potential to teach in the Master of Management Analytics program, as evidenced by teaching accomplishments, the teaching dossier (with required materials outlined below) submitted as part of the application, a strong ability to integrate both theory and practice through effective communication and presentation skills, engaging activities that will stimulate and challenge the intellectual capacity of faculty and students, and a demonstrated mastery of their subject area and of analytics, as well as strong letters of reference. Teaching excellence will also be assessed by the quality of the invited classroom presentation. Both previous experience with graduate supervision and a demonstrated willingness to undertake graduate supervision will be considered as assets.

Select candidates 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 Psychology, Statistics and Economics. All Rotman Marketing Ph.D. students complete graduate level courses in at least one of these departments.

The Marketing Area provides a stimulating and supportive research environment and a strong commitment to excellence in both research and teaching. For more information about the marketing area, please visit: .

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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 center, 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 in promoting a diverse and inclusive research and teaching environment. 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; a current curriculum vitae, a research statement outlining current and future research interests; job market paper, sample publications or forthcoming publications and a teaching dossier to include a teaching statement, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations.

Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three references in the online application form. After an application is submitted, the University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each referee the next day. Applicants remain responsible for ensuring that referees submit letters (on letterhead, dated and signed) by the closing date. More details on the automatic reference letter collection are available in the FAQ’s Letters should be addressed to the following:

Professor Nitin Mehta

Area Coordinator and Chair Recruiting Committee – Marketing

Rotman School of Management

University of Toronto

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 Nitin Mehta at [email protected]

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by August 18, 2022.

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

Diversity Statement
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, LGBTQ2S+ 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

Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact [email protected].

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Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is Canada's largest university, recognized as a global leader in research and teaching. U of T's distinguished faculty, institutional record of groundbreaking scholarship and wealth of innovative academic opportunities continually attract outstanding students and academics from around the world.

U of T is committed to providing a learning experience that benefits from both a scale almost unparalleled in North America and from the close-knit learning communities made possible through its college system and academic divisions. Located in and around Toronto, one of the world's most diverse regions, U of T's vibrant academic life is defined by a unique degree of cultural diversity in its learning community.The University is sustained environmentally by three green campuses, where renowned heritage buildings stand beside award-winning innovations in architectural design.


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Employees have access to:

  • Excellent health and dental benefits;
  • On-site support for training and career development;
  • Flexible work arrangements;
  • Childcare subsidy;
  • Tuition waivers;
  • Scholarships and/or tuition waivers for dependants;
  • Generous paid time off;
  • Support on equity and diversity issues;
  • On-site child care;
  • University Pension Plan;
  • Subsidized athletic facility membership;
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  • Parking and TTC Metropasses;
  • Employee and Family Assistance Plan;
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