Associate or Full Professor position in Applied Economics and Real Estate

Associate or Full Professor Position in Applied Economics and Real Estate

The Culverhouse College of Business at the University of Alabama is seeking a candidate for a tenured Associate or Full Professor position in Applied Economics and Real Estate in the Department of Economics, Finance, and Legal Studies. The ideal candidate will have a background in applied/urban economics, real estate, or related disciplines, and will be capable of making significant contributions both in their broader areas as well as in the fields of real estate economics/finance or urban economics. A commitment to excellent teaching in real estate also is required. Primary duties will include teaching real estate and/or economics at the graduate and undergraduate levels, engaging in a research program that generates external funding and results in articles in high-quality scholarly publications, and performing service as assigned by the Department, College, and University.

Required Qualifications:
(1) A doctoral degree in economics, finance, real estate or a closely related field;
(2) a demonstrated record of research published in high-quality journals and consistent external funding;
(3) demonstrated high quality teaching.

Preferred Qualifications:
Applicants are encouraged from a broad range of disciplines (e.g., business, economics, finance, public policy, real estate, urban planning) with a demonstrated capacity and success to generate external funding. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience and achievements. The individual who fills this position may be given the opportunity to assist the college in recruiting an additional junior faculty member in the field of applied/urban economics and/or real estate to enhance synergies in research productivity and grant success.

Review of applicants will begin immediately. The posting is expected to remain open until the position is filled. Candidates must apply online at https://careers.ua.edu. Candidates must attach a cover letter describing their interest in the position and curriculum vita that includes a list of three references. At least one and preferably two current unpublished papers must be included. All these materials must be attached at time of application in order for the application to be considered. The candidate selected for this position will be required to submit a disclosure and consent form authorizing a background investigation.

Additional Position Information:
The Culverhouse College of Business was established in 1919 and is accredited AACSB International. The College has state-of-the art facilities to support research and teaching, including multimedia classrooms and the Bruno Business Library. The College is also home to a world-class Business Analytics Lab, Statistics Consulting and Research Lab, and a newly-established TIDE Lab to support experimental research activities. Additional information is available at the College website: http://www.culverhouse.ua.edu.

The Department of Economics, Finance, and Legal Studies offers degrees at the undergraduate, Masters, and Ph.D. levels. Our Masters programs include a full-time MBA, a STEM-pathway to the MBA, a weekend executive MBA program, and a one-year MA in Economics and MS in Finance. The department offers an excellent research environment including generous travel support, an active seminar series, and Ph.D. graduate research assistants.

The real estate program is housed within the Department of Economics, Finance, and Legal Studies and is designed to provide students with a background in real estate fundamentals and decision making, combining many different academic disciplines. The program offers a Real Estate Minor and an MSF/MBA Real Estate Focus area of study, with over 500 students enrolled. 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.

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