Monday, December 18, 2017


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Faculty Position in Real Estate, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada
Posted: 11/17/2017

Assistant or Associate or Full Professor

in Real Estate Management


The Opportunity

The Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, invites applications for an open rank tenure stream Faculty position in Real Estate Management.  The position is to commence on July 1, 2018 and is subject to final budgetary approval.

The Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University offers Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) and graduate (MBA and MScM) degrees.  Located in the heart of downtown Toronto's business community, our Bay Street location reinforces our strong links to the heart of corporate Canada.  With an emphasis on relevant curriculum and excellence in teaching and research, our Schools continue to demonstrate their commitment to innovation and program quality by combining academic rigour with real-world learning.  To learn more about our Schools, please visit


The position responsibilities include the establishment and/or maintenance of a strong research agenda in the area of Real Estate, the teaching of Real Estate Management courses and participation in the academic life of the department of Real Estate Management, the Faculty and the University.


This position is directed to candidates who have a PhD in Real Estate, Finance, Economics or another Real Estate-related field.  Successful candidates will have demonstrated evidence of high quality teaching, an emerging or established record of research excellence in Real Estate, and a capacity for collaboration and collegial service.  Preferred areas of research interest would be commercial real estate, residential real estate, REITs, sustainability in real estate, real estate development, real estate finance or real estate valuation.

Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to upholding the values of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion as it pertains to service, teaching, and scholarly, research, or creative activities.

Equity at Ryerson University

At the intersection of mind and action, Ryerson is on a transformative path to become Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university. Integral to this path is the placement of equity, diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our institutional culture. Our current academic plan outlines each as core values and we work to embed them in all that we do.

Ryerson University welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense. In addition, to correct the conditions of disadvantage in employment in Canada, we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

As an employer, we are working towards a people first culture and are proud to have been selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and a Greater Toronto’s Top Employer for both 2015 and 2016. To learn more about our work environment, colleagues, leaders, students and innovative educational environment, visit, check out @RyersonU, @RyersonHR and @RyersonEDI on Twitter, and visit our LinkedIn company page.

How to apply?

Applicants should submit their application online via the Faculty Recruitment Portal (click on “Start Application process” Above to begin). The application must contain the following:

●     A letter of application and curriculum vitae

●     Up to three (3) recent research publications

●     Results of teaching evaluations (or equivalent evidence, such as a teaching dossier) if available

●     The names of at least 3 individuals who may be contacted for reference letters.

Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.

Inquiries can be directed to the Chair, Dr. Cynthia Holmes, at The review of applications will begin on December 12, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

Any inquiries regarding accessing the Faculty Recruitment Portal can be sent to Laurie Shemavonian, HR Advisor at Aboriginal candidates who would like to learn more about working at Ryerson University are welcome to contact Ms. Tracey King, M.Ed., Aboriginal HR Consultant, Aboriginal Recruitment and Retention Initiative, at


This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA).

●     The RFA collective agreement can be viewed at:

●     The RFA’s website can be found at:

●     A summary of RFA benefits can be found at:


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