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Strategy/OT Faculty Position at the Asper School of Business, U. of Manitoba

  • 1.  Strategy/OT Faculty Position at the Asper School of Business, U. of Manitoba

    Posted 12-24-2020 13:06


    I.H. Asper School of Business

    Department of Business Administration

    Strategy / Organizational Theory

     Position Numbers 29881


    Applications are invited for one tenure-track or tenured position in Strategy / Organizational Theory (OT), in the I. H. Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba. The appointments will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor depending on experience and qualifications.  Preference will be given to candidates at the Assistant rank. The appointment start date is July 1, 2021.


    Candidates must have completed or nearly complete a Ph.D in their area of specialization, or a closely related field. We are seeking outstanding candidates at either the Assistant or the Associate rank. At the Assistant rank, candidates must display a promising research agenda in the field of Strategy/OT and present experience or interest in teaching in Strategy related subareas. At the Associate rank, candidates must demonstrate a strong research record of high-quality publications, established research program with evidence of ongoing research productivity, and successful experience in academic teaching.


    Duties include research, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, student mentorship and supervision, and professional service for the School, the University, and the community.  The normal teaching load at the Asper School is four courses (e.g., 2 + 2). Salary is competitive. Salary and rank will depend on qualifications, experience as well as research and teaching records.


    Please state clearly in your cover letter which rank you are applying for.


    The I. H. Asper School of Business is the principal business school in the province of Manitoba and is accredited by AACSB. The School offers B.Comm (Hons), MBA, MFIN, M.Sc. and PhD degrees.  The Asper School is a research-intensive institution comprised of approximately 58 full-time faculty members (representing over 13 countries) publishing in leading academic journals. Substantial start-up research funding is provided to new faculty members, as is a fully paid six-month sabbatical after three years. The School overlooks the beautiful Red River with most faculty offices offering views of the river.  Visit the website of the Asper School of Business (www.umanitoba.ca/asper) to learn more.


    The University of Manitoba is located in Winnipeg, a cosmopolitan city with a population over 700,000 and the seventh largest city in Canada. Winnipeg is a culturally diverse community and is known for its variety of summer and winter festivals.  The city has all the facilities of a major centre, but with the atmosphere of a smaller, friendlier city.  It provides a high quality of life at modest expense and offers access to some of the most beautiful lake country and recreational facilities in North America. The public education system is excellent, and a wide variety of private schools are also available. For more information on the city of Winnipeg, visit http://www.tourismwinnipeg.com/


    The University of Manitoba and the Department of English, Theatre, Film, and Media are strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.


    If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact UM.Accommodation@umanitoba.ca or 204-474-7195. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only.


    Application materials should include: CV, contact information for three references (please do not ask your references to send a letter at this stage), a one-page statement of research interests, a one-page statement of teaching interests, evidence of effective teaching if available (e.g., teaching ratings), and two samples of publications (or recent manuscripts, if no publication). A review of applications will begin on January 25, 2021, but we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Please forward applications by email to our Department Administrator Miss Qiao Xu at qiao.xu@umanitoba.ca. Please address application materials to:




    Dr. Jijun Gao, Chair

    Strategy/OT Search Committee 

    Department of Business Administration

    Associate Professor

    I.H. Asper School of Business
    University of Manitoba
    Winnipeg, Manitoba
    Canada R3T 5V4




    Parshotam Dass
    University of Manitoba
    Winnipeg MB
    (204) 474-6340