Assistant Professor of Economics and Real Estate

Assistant Professor of Economics and Real Estate
University of Alabama

Position Summary
Primary duties will include teaching economics and real estate courses at the graduate and undergraduate level, engaging in a research program that results in published articles in outstanding scholarly publications and performing service as assigned by the Department, College, and University.

Detailed Position Information
The Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies at the Culverhouse College of Business at the University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Economics and Real Estate beginning August 16, 2024. Primary duties include teaching economics and real estate courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels, engaging in a research program that results in outstanding scholarly publications, and performing service as assigned by the Department, College, and University

Minimum Qualifications
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: (1) A doctoral degree in in economics, finance, real estate or a closely related field (in hand or completed by August 16, 2024); (2) a high-quality research agenda, and current working/published papers; (3) demonstrated excellence in teaching.

Preferred Qualifications
Applicants are encouraged from a broad range of disciplines (e.g., business, economics, finance, public policy, real estate, urban planning). Research and teaching interest in the field of applied/urban economics and/or real estate are encouraged.

Instructions and Required Materials for Application
Review of applicants will begin immediately. Candidates must apply online at Candidates must attach a cover letter describing their interest in the position, a curriculum vita, teaching evaluations (if available), a list of three references, and at least one or two current working papers . All these materials must be attached at the time of submission for the application to be considered. In addition, candidates should have the three letters of reference e-mailed to [email protected], with the subject line ‘Letter of reference for (candidate’s name)’. The candidate selected for this position will be required to submit a disclosure and consent form authorizing a background investigation. Interviews will be held via zoom, and possibly at the 2024 AEA meetings in San Antonio. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

About the Division/College/School
The Culverhouse College of Business is home to an inclusive community, committed to personal engagement, and dedicated to shaping the future of business through excellence in teaching, research, and service.

Continuously accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) since 1929, Culverhouse is among the leading public business schools in the country.

The College offers degree programs at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels distributed across five academic departments and the Manderson Graduate School of Business.

Some of its many distinctive programs and labs include the STEM and CREATE Path to the MBA, a value investing library and trading room, a behavioral research lab, and a center focused on data analytics.

About the University
The University of Alabama, part of The University of Alabama System, is the state’s flagship university. UA shapes a better world through its teaching, research and service. With a global reputation for excellence, UA provides an inclusive, forward-thinking environment and nearly 200 degree programs on a beautiful, student-centered campus.

A leader in cutting-edge research, UA advances discovery, creative inquiry and knowledge through more than 30 research centers. The University of Alabama has R1: Doctoral Universities – Very High Research Activity status by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and is among the top doctoral research universities in the United States.

As the state’s largest higher education institution, UA drives economic growth in Alabama and beyond.

About Tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa is so much more than a college town.

It's a vibrant community that’s filled with legendary history. Located along the Black Warrior River, the city features a walkable downtown that’s complete with live music, locally owned shops, outdoor spaces to explore and local restaurants to meet every palate. With a geography ranging from suburban to rural, the area offers a variety of housing options along with excellent public and private schools and a wealth of recreational and entertainment options.

With a metro area population of 235,000, the Druid City lies about an hour southwest of Birmingham, in west-central Alabama. It’s within a few hours’ drive of Gulf Coast beaches and major cities like Nashville, New Orleans and Atlanta, making it a great base for growing better acquainted with the South’s finest offerings.

Background Investigation and EEO Statement
Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law"

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