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Associate Professor / Professor-Sports Management

University of Toronto

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Associate Professor / Professor-Sports Management

University of Toronto

Apply by 11/21/2020

Posted 1 month ago

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Toronto, ON, Canada

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Industry Areas

Operations Management

 Job Description

The Department of Management, University of Toronto Scarborough, invites applications from qualified candidates for a full-time, tenure stream appointment in Sports Management. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, with an expected start date of July 1, 2021, or shortly thereafter. The successful candidate, also will be eligible to hold the Tenniel Chu Chair in Sports Management for a term of up to five years with the potential for further extension.

Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. degree in Management or one of the following functional areas, Operations Management and Analytics, Marketing, Finance, Economics, Organizational Behaviour, Accounting, and Strategic Management or a related area, with a demonstrated, exceptional record of excellence in research and teaching. The successful candidate must also demonstrate scholarly expertise in Sports Management, either through their research focus or their teaching experience in sports-related management courses.

The Department of Management has a strong core of research faculty engaged in world-class research in all areas of Management including Operations Management and Analytics, Marketing, Finance, Economics, Organizational Behaviour, Accounting, and Strategy. We offer unique and exceptionally high quality programs in every area of Management that are in high demand and attract the very best students to our Department.

The successful candidate must demonstrate evidence of established and sustained research excellence through the submitted research statement, ongoing innovative and independent research of international reputation, an outstanding record of impactful publications in leading peer-reviewed journals in their base discipline of study, a highly successful track record of research funding, presentations at significant conferences, distinguished awards and accolades, and other noteworthy activities that contribute to the visibility and prominence of the discipline, as well as strong endorsements from referees of high standing. A record of collaboration with sports industry partners will be an asset.

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Please ensure that you include a letter of application with a current curriculum vitae, copies of up to three publications/manuscripts, a research statement outlining current and future research interests and a teaching dossier that includes a teaching statement, sample course syllabi and related course materials, and teaching evaluations. Candidates are advised to make clear how their research or teaching relates to sports management. All application material must be submitted online.

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. Receipt of all three letters will be necessary to consider an application.

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The employer is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or disability.

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