Assistant Professor in Management

York University School of Administrative Studies

Full Time Professorial Stream - Assistant Professor

Discipline/Field: Management

Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Home Department/Area/Division: Administrative Studies

Affiliation/Union: YUFA

Position Start Date: July 1, 2021

The School of Administrative Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a professorial stream tenure-track appointment in 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 PhD (or a PhD near completion by the start of the appointment) in Strategic Management or a related field is required, with a demonstrated record of excellence or promise of excellence in research and in teaching. Candidates must be able to teach strategy, with preference given to those who are also able to teach either organization theory or international business. Applicants should be able to demonstrate a clearly articulated program of research.

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 through: the research statement; a record of publications (or forthcoming publications) with significant journals in the field; presentations at major conferences; awards and accolades; and strong recommendations from referees of high standing.

Evidence of excellence, or 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. Proficiency with online and remote teaching will be considered a definite asset.

The position will involve upper-level undergraduate teaching using the case study method, and may be involved with graduate teaching and supervision in the future with the opening of Yorks new Markham Centre Campus in 2023.

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 Chair of the Search Committee at Email: sasts@yorku.ca (Subject line: Management).

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 http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/ 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: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/affirmative-action/self-identification-form/. 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 http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/affirmative-action/work-authorization-form.

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is March 1st, 2021.

Applications, including a cover letter, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research interest and teaching philosophy and pedagogy, and three confidential letters of reference, may be uploaded to https://apply.laps.yorku.ca/ beginning on January 18, 2021.

Questions may be directed to Professor Nelson Waweru, Director, School of Administrative Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies. Email: sasts@yorku.ca (Subject line: Position in Management).

Posting End Date: March 1, 2021

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