Associate Professor/Professor - Contractually Limited Term Appointment - Management

Date Posted: 11/02/2021
Closing Date: 02/14/2022, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 16707
Job Category: Faculty - Contractually Limited Term Appointment
Faculty/Division: Joseph L. Rotman School of Management
Department: Rotman Executive Programs
Campus:St. George (Downtown Toronto)






The Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time Contractually Limited Term Appointment (CLTA) in the field of management, with a specialization in one or more of the following areas, accounting, economics, finance, marketing, organizational behaviour, operations, management, or strategy, at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. The term of the appointment will be five years. The expected start date of this appointment is May 1, 2022. The successful candidate will be eligible to be appointed as the Academic Director of Rotman Executive Programs.


Applicants must have a PhD degree in business administration, management, economics, or a related area with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and enhance our existing strengths. The successful candidate will be expected to sustain innovative and independent research.


Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence which can be demonstrated by a record of sustained publications in top-ranked and field relevant journals, the submitted research statement, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, other noteworthy activities that contribute to the visibility and prominence of the field, and strong endorsements from referees of high standing.


Applicants must demonstrate excellence in teaching, including a strong demonstrated ability to integrate both theory and practice; evidence of effective communication and presentation skills; skillful use of engaging activities that will stimulate and challenge the intellectual capacity of faculty and students; and a demonstrated mastery of their subject area. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated by teaching accomplishments and the teaching dossier, including a teaching statement, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations, as well as strong endorsements by referees.


The successful candidate will have academic oversight of the Executive Programs and will collaborate with, and support, the Executive Director of Executive Programs in the creation of business development strategies, developing the delivery requirements for the programs, and strategic planning and management of the redesign of internal processes as needed to grow the business. The successful candidate will have experience in:

  • Developing strategic plans.

  • Leveraging and developing opportunities for continued programming in the online environment, to expand reach of clients beyond executive in-person learning.

  • Working with clients, business development teams and faculty to identify new program opportunities.

  • Leading or managing a team.


We seek candidates with an interest, and previous experience in overseeing program strategy, operations and finance, as well as client and faculty relationships. Working under the general direction of the Dean of the Rotman School of Management, the successful candidate is responsible for the strategic direction of Executive Programs and for faculty relationships with Executive Programs, with an emphasis on the creation of new programs. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the Executive Director of Executive Programs on achieving many of the objectives below and in leveraging the existing expertise within the staff and faculty. More specifically, the successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Provide academic leadership and oversight of Executive Programs.

  • Partner with faculty in an effort to test new teaching ideas or research. Ensure collaboration across research centres and faculty activities engaged in Executive Programming.

  • Determine the Faculty team for new Executive Programming initiatives.

  • Build a culture of industry engagement and training across the School to better integrate Executive Programs into the academic activities of the School.


Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Executive Programs is a for-profit enterprise within the Rotman School and is ranked in the top 20 internationally.


U of T is Canada's largest university and has an international research reputation. The Rotman School operates an undergraduate Commerce program, a Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting, a full-time, part-time, and executive MBA program, a Master of Finance, a Master of Financial Risk Management, and a Ph.D. program.

Rotman is situated in the heart of Canada’s corporate and financial center, and the world’s most diverse city. Rotman’s core values reflect this diversity and, as such, we have a preference for candidates with demonstrated experience in promoting a diverse and inclusive research and teaching environment. For more information about the Rotman School and its core values, please visit: http://www.rotman.utoronto.ca/Connect/AboutRotman/OurValues

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. Applicants must submit a cover letter; a current curriculum vitae, a research statement outlining current and future research interests; a recent writing sample; a teaching dossier to include a strong teaching statement, sample course and program design, teaching activities in executive programs, and teaching evaluations; and a detailed outline and description of business development.

Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three references. The University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each once an application is submitted. Applicants, however, remain responsible for ensuring that references submit letters (on letterhead, dated and signed) by the closing date. Letters should be addressed to the following: 

Professor Craig Doidge
Vice Dean, Faculty
Rotman School of Management
University of Toronto

Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. Your CV and cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. Please combine additional application materials into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.


Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette (KBRS) has been retained by the Rotman to assist the search committee in the search process. To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Dr. Jennie Massey at jmassey@kbrs.ca or Camilla Quaglia at cquaglia@kbrs.ca.


All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by February 14, 2022.


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.


As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.


Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.


The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca.


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