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Open Assistant Professor Position in Strategy and CSR/Sustainability - Concordia University, Montreal

  • 1.  Open Assistant Professor Position in Strategy and CSR/Sustainability - Concordia University, Montreal

    Posted 10-24-2023 23:45

    The John Molson School of Business at Concordia University, Montreal is seeking qualified applicants for a tenure-track position in the Department of Management to begin August 1, 2024. This is a position in strategy and CSR/sustainability at the rank of Assistant Professor. Duties include research and teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, and service to the institution. 

    Candidates must have completed their PhD in Strategy (or a related field) or be near completion at the start date of the appointment. The main criteria for selection are scholarly and teaching excellence. The successful candidate will provide evidence or demonstrate potential of producing high-quality scholarly output leading to peer assessed publications and the securing of external research funding, as well as strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. 

    Candidates are encouraged to share any career interruptions or personal circumstances that may have had an impact on their career goals in their letter of application. These will be carefully considered in the assessment process. 

    The Department values diversity among its faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented groups. Concordia University is an English-language institution of higher learning at which the primary language of instruction and research is English. Since this position supports academic functions of the university, proficiency in English is required. Working knowledge of French, including reading and grading student work in French, is an asset.

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada's reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants' status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. While applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship, all applicants must include one of the following statements: 

    Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada 


    No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

    Qualified candidates should forward a cover letter clearly identifying the title and position code (23_ T MANA_M), a detailed curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, teaching evaluations (if available), and the name and contact information of three referees. Please submit your applications as a single PDF file.

    Applications must be submitted electronically to Dr. Seth Spain, Chair, Department of Management, John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, at Applications should be submitted by December 1, 2023 but will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. The appointment is expected to commence on August 1, 2024.

    Concordia University is strongly committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, and recognizes the importance of inclusion in achieving excellence in teaching and research. As part of this commitment to providing our students with the dynamic, innovative, and inclusive educational environment of a Next‐Generation University, we require all applicants to articulate in their cover letter how their background, as well as lived and professional experiences and expertise have prepared them to teach in ways that are relevant for a diverse, multicultural contemporary Canadian society. 

    Possible examples to demonstrate a diverse experience may include, but are not limited to: 

    • teaching about underrepresented populations 

    • mentoring students from underrepresented backgrounds 

    • committee work 

    • offering or organizing educational programming 

    • participation in training and workshops 

    All applicants will receive an email invitation to complete a short equity survey. Participation in the survey is voluntary and no identifying information about candidates will be shared with hiring committees. Candidates who wish to self-identify as a member of an underrepresented group to the hiring committee may do so in their cover letter or by writing directly to the contact person indicated in this posting.

    The official job posting can be found here.

    Joel Bothello
    Associate Professor
    Montreal QC