Assistant Professor in Strategic Management
York University Schulich School of Business Policy

Full Time Professorial Stream - Assistant Professor

Discipline/Field: Strategic Management

Home Faculty: Schulich School of Business

Home Department/Area/Division: Policy

Position Start Date: July 1, 2021

Strategic Management, Schulich School of Business, York University

Consistently ranked in the top tier of the worlds best business schools and #1 in Canada, the Schulich School of Business is known for its global reach, innovative programming and the diversity of its student body, faculty and staff. Schulich enrolls some 3,000 students in undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate business degree programs leading to careers in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. Located in Toronto, Canada, the Schools multimillion-dollar, award-winning complex is on York Universitys main campus. Schulichs downtown Miles S. Nadal Management Centre is situated in the heart of the citys financial district.

The Schulich School of Business, York University invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a professorial stream tenure-track appointment in Strategic Management at the Assistant Professor level, to commence July 1, 2021. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

A recent PhD (or PhD defense completed by July 1, 2021) in Strategic Management or related field is required, with a demonstrated record or promise of excellence in research and in teaching. Applicants should have a clearly articulated program of research in Strategic Management, preferably with a focus on technology and innovation management or areas that extend the scope of research within the Policy Area, such as the impact of digital technologies on firms and markets.

The successful candidate will be expected to engage in outstanding, innovative, and as appropriate, externally funded research at the highest level.

Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence (or promise of research excellence) of a recognized international calibre as demonstrated in: the research statement; a record of publications or late-round revisions with leading journals in the field; presentations at major conferences; awards and accolades; and strong letters of recommendation. In their cover letter, applicants should summarize their primary research and teaching focus by describing their central research questions. Applicants who have not defended their dissertations shall provide the expected date of completion and confirmation by their supervisor.

Preference will be given to candidates with the ability to teach core strategic management courses effectively.

The position will involve graduate teaching and supervision, as well as undergraduate teaching and the successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Evidence of promise of excellence in teaching will be provided through: the teaching statement; teaching accomplishments and pedagogical innovations including in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning; teaching evaluations; and strong letters of reference.

York University champions new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Through cross-disciplinary programming, innovative course design, diverse experiential learning and a supportive community environment, our students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Located in Toronto, York is the third largest university in Canada, with a strong community of 53,000 students, 7,000 faculty and administrative staff, and more than 300,000 alumni.

York University has a policy on Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities and is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. Candidates who require accommodation during the selection process are invited to contact Professor Willow Sheremata, Chair of the Search Committee at

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to women, members of visible minorities (racialized groups), Aboriginal (Indigenous) people and persons with disabilities, can be found at or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify as part of York Universitys Affirmative Action program can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the form found at: All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority. No application will be considered without a completed mandatory Work Status Declaration form which can be found at

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is November 1, 2020. A letter of application with an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, three letters of reference and teaching evaluations should be sent to: Professor Willow Sheremata, Chair of the Search Committee, Schulich School of Business, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3, Please place in the subject line of the email the specific phrase: Strategic Management Position July 2021.

Posting End Date: November 1, 2020


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