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Assistant or Associate Professor, Strategy/General Management

University of Manitoba

I.H. Asper School of Business
Department of Business Administration
Strategy / General Management
Position Numbers 32085/32378

Applications are invited for two full-time tenure-track or tenured positions in Strategy/General Management at the I. H. Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba. The appointment 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 planned appointment start date is January 1, 2023 but can be flexible.

Candidates must have completed or be near completion of a Ph.D specialized in Strategy/General Management, or a closely related field. At the Assistant rank, candidates must display a promising research agenda in the field of Strategy 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 that either focus on strategy or integrate strategy with another closely related field. Candidates must also show established research program with evidence of ongoing research productivity and successful experience in academic teaching. Successful candidates close to completion of their doctoral degree may be appointed to a term position at the rank of Lecturer until successful completion of their degree, at which time they will begin their probationary appointment as an Assistant Professor.

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 ( to learn more.

The City of Winnipeg (, located where the Red and Assiniboine Rivers meet, is recognized for its vibrant, multicultural community and diverse culture. The city, with a growing population of more than 766,000, is home to internationally renowned festivals, galleries and museums, the historic Exchange District and The Forks, and ever-expanding research, education, and business sectors. From the Hudson Bay waters, across the farmland fields, to the pulse of the cities and towns, The Province of Manitoba’s ( people and places – its 100,000 lakes, 92 provincial parks, winding river valleys and storied prairie skies – inspire.

The University of Manitoba is committed to the principles of equity, diversity & inclusion and to promoting opportunities in hiring, promotion and tenure (where applicable) for systemically marginalized groups who have been excluded from full participation at the University and the larger community including Indigenous Peoples, women, racialized persons, persons with disabilities and those who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+ (Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning, intersex, asexual and other diverse sexual identities). 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 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 1-2 recent manuscripts, if no publications). A review of applications will begin on September 5, 2022, 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 Please address application materials to:

Dr. Jijun Gao, Chair
Strategy Position Search Committee
Department of Business Administration
Head, Associate Professor
I.H. Asper School of Business
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Canada R3T 5V4

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.