Assistant Teaching Professors in Real Estate

University of Washington: Academic Personnel: College of Built Environments: Runstad Department of Real Estate

Location:  Seattle
Open Date:  October 27, 2022

The College of Built Environments (CBE) at the University of Washington (UW) invites nominations and applications to join our faculty as an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Runstad Department of Real Estate. The Department is hiring for multiple positions. Our faculty are highly motivated, impact-driven, creative, and collaborative and have a demonstrated history of innovative and successful teaching and curriculum development within an interdisciplinary setting. This position will help sustain and expand our capacity to provide excellent courses and coordinate across disciplines in our college and beyond.

Responsibilities & Terms
Teaching faculty are expected to be on campus during the academic year to teach courses, mentor students, and engage in service activities, including advising students, assisting with student organizations, and serving on departmental and college committees.  Selected candidates will be assigned classes that may include large and small lectures, and seminar courses and include both required and elective courses.

This is a full-time 9-month (Sept 16th - June 15th) initial 3-year appointment with the possibility of renewal. The anticipated start date of January 2, 2023, with an expectation that approximately 80% of the faculty member’s time is dedicated to teaching and 20% to service to the department in coordination with the Department chair. The expectation for this position is to teach a minimum of 24 credits hours annually, though teaching loads are negotiated annually with the Department Chair. This position is for an initial three-year term with the possibility of multi-year renewal with a salary range of $75,000 - $82,000. The position provides full access to the employee benefits offered by UW and is promotable to Associate and Full Teaching Professor. The position is not eligible for tenure.

Positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrated experience in developing and coordinating coursework, syllabi, and curricula
  • 3+ years’ experience in professional practice in the built environment professions
  • Demonstrated success in teaching
  • Expertise in finance related or quantitative courses

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree (or foreign equivalent) in Real Estate, construction, or business-related discipline
  • A record of excellence and innovation in teaching large, medium, and small classes
  • Commitment to collaborative engagement through co-teaching a course with another person, studio engagement with multiple instructors, and/or participating in leadership positions in organizations
  • We are searching for candidates who can teach introductory and advanced levels undergraduate and graduate real estate courses, including small and large lecture-based courses and professionally oriented courses.

Application Instructions
Applicants to this position should send all application materials to: To upload materials, applicants will receive a free Dossier account. For help signing up for a Dossier account, accessing your account, or submitting your application, please review Interfolio's help and support section or contact via email at [email protected] or phone (877) 997-8807.

Applicants should submit the following:

  • Curriculum Vitae detailing teaching, mentorship, service, honors, and leadership experiences (5 pages maximum);
  • Letter of interest outlining your interest in the position and career objectives, including a summary of your creative activities, teaching experience, leadership experience, and service interests (2 pages maximum);
  • A statement describing your teaching experience and philosophy, teaching excellence, curricular and pedagogical innovation, and commitment to student success(1-page maximum);
  • A statement describing your commitments to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access as they relate to your teaching, service, and/or mentoring (1-page maximum);
  • A statement describing courses of interest in the Runstad Department of Real Estate and a brief description of a new course of interest to you (1-page maximum);
  • Three references (contact information only, formal letters will be requested at the last stage of the interview process).

Position posted until filled, For priority review date application materials should be received by November 30, 2022

Questions about the position may be directed to Search Committee Chair, Arthur Acolin, [email protected]

Land Acknowledgement

The University of Washington acknowledges the Coast Salish peoples of this land, the land which touches the shared waters of all tribes and bands within the Suquamish, Tulalip, and Muckleshoot nations.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint ( Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (

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Disability Services

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or [email protected].

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information

Under Washington State Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, University of Washington (UW) workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit

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