Clinical Faculty in Real Estate

Clinical Faculty in Real Estate

The Department of Economics, Finance, and Legal Studies at The University of Alabama invites applications for a full-time, non-tenured track clinical faculty position beginning August 16, 2022, in fields related to real estate.

About Position:
Responsibilities will include some research responsibilities, teaching undergraduate- and graduate-level real estate courses, leadership in developing our real estate programs, as well as performing service as assigned by the Department, College, and University. This is a non-tenured clinical faculty position, renewable for three-year periods at the discretion of the University with no guarantee of continued employment beyond any three-year contract period. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications. The appointment will begin August 16, 2022.

About the University, College, and Real Estate Program
The University of Alabama is in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, a vibrant community of over 100,000 residents that was named an All-America City by the National Civic League. The University was founded in 1831, has an enrollment of over 38,000 students from all 50 states and over 91 countries & territories, and offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in nearly 200 fields of study. With more than 1,000 acres of tree-lined academic core campus and over 300 state-of-the art facilities, UA has been ranked among the most beautiful and most inspiring college campuses in the South, and in the nation. In Fall 2021, the Capstone set 47 new enrollment records, including the largest first-year student class ever enrolled. UA is designated among the top doctoral research universities in the United States in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Since 2015, UA has invested over $1.1 billion in the physical campus, adding more than 2.55 million gross square feet of space, over 150 new research-intensive faculty, signature research areas, and a growing number of partnerships with industry and with state and federal agencies. UA's research enterprise has been surging higher for seven consecutive years, strengthening UA's position as one of the fastest-growing research institutions in the nation. The University employs nearly 2,100 faculty and over 4,500 staff, with 52 UA researchers included in the National Academy of Inventors. An additional 36 current faculty have received the NSF CAREER Award.

The College of Business has been continuously accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) since 1929 and has a student enrollment of more than 9000 students from all 50 states. Its top-ranked academic programs offer degree programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels. Our eleven distinct master’s programs and seven Ph.D. tracks are housed in the nationally ranked Manderson Graduate School of Business. The real estate program is housed within the College and is designed to provide students with a background in real estate fundamentals and decision making, combining many different academic disciplines. Recently, we reached a new milestone with over 400 students pursuing a Real Estate Minor, or the MSF/MBA Real Estate Focus area of study. The Alabama Center for Real Estate is housed within the University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Business and provides relevant resources in the areas of research, education, and outreach.

Requirements and Application Instructions
Minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. in real estate, finance, economics, or a closely related field. Applicants working towards the completion of their doctoral degree will be considered for a one-year visiting appointment.

Review of applicants will begin immediately. Candidates must apply online at must (1) attach a cover letter describing their interest in the position, (2) a curriculum vita that includes a list of three references, (3) a teaching philosophy statement, (4) documentation of teaching effectiveness, and (5) a diversity statement. Three letters of recommendation should be emailed to [email protected].The candidate selected for the position will be required to submit a disclosure and consent form authorizing a background investigation.

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