Organization and Management Theory OMT

Tenure-track position in Strategy in the School of Administrative Studies, York University

  • 1.  Tenure-track position in Strategy in the School of Administrative Studies, York University

    Posted 10-26-2021 13:53

    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: Strategy at the Assistant level, to commence July 1, 2022. 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 July 1, 2022 in Strategic Management or a related field is required, with a demonstrated record of excellence or promise of excellence in research and teaching. Candidates must be able to teach strategy, with preference given to those who are also able to teach organization theory. We seek candidates who have published, or have the potential to publish, in top-tier journals of the field. Candidates should be able to demonstrate a clearly articulated program of research in strategy.

    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 forthcoming publications) with significant journals in strategy or related fields; presentations at major conferences; awards and accolades; and strong recommendations from referees of high standing.

    The position may 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 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.

    York is a leading international teaching and research university, and a driving force for positive change. Empowered by a welcoming and diverse community with a uniquely global perspective, we are preparing our students for their long-term careers and personal success. Together, we can make things right for our communities, our planet and our future.

    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: (Subject line: Management: Strategy).

    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 University's 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 30, 2021.

    Application, including a cover letter, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, a writing sample, teaching evaluations and three confidential letters of reference, may be uploaded to beginning October 15, 2021.

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

    Ken Ogata
    York University
    Toronto ON