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University of Washington -- Two Assistant Professors in Real Estate
Posted: 12/02/2016

Search for two Assistant Professors in Real Estate

The University of Washington’s Department of Urban Design and Planning and the Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies are seeking applications for two full-time, tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointments will be on a 9-month (100% FTE) basis with salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Qualified candidates will hold a doctoral degree or foreign equivalent in a related field with expertise in at least one of the following areas; housing, real estate development, real estate finance and investment or corporate real estate and possess a record that demonstrates promise as a researcher and scholar. Candidates should be prepared to teach real estate courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The University of Washington is focused on the value of a diverse workforce and the Runstad Center and Department of Urban Design and Planning are committed to engaging educators who can help our students better understand built environment issues from diverse perspectives. We are seeking strong candidates with a commitment to issues of diversity and equity, and whose research, teaching and/or service gives them confidence to engage academic and other audiences from a wide spectrum of backgrounds.

The University of Washington is a top tier research university located in one of the nation’s fastest-growing metropolitan regions and real estate markets. The Runstad Center and the Department of Urban Design and Planning enjoy a close and collaborative relationship through shared curricula, students, and research interests. The College of Built Environments also houses the Departments of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Construction Management. The Runstad Center currently sponsors a Master of Science in Real Estate program and is embarking on the development of an undergraduate program. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. Information on the Center can be found at

The start date for this position is negotiable, but may be as early as July 1, 2017.

Application Instructions

Candidates should provide: 1) cover letter outlining their career objectives; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) research statement; 4) statement of teaching philosophy; 5) diversity statement covering interest, experience and commitment to diverse topic, audiences and inclusive approaches; and 6) the names and contact information of three references. Those shortlisted will be required to provide letters of recommendation on short notice. Applications and recommendation letters should be submitted to Simon Stevenson, Director of the Runstad Center, at

Review of applications will begin on January 16th, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Representatives will be at the 2017 ASSA Meetings in Chicago for informal conversations on the positions(s). Meetings can be set-up by contacting Director Stevenson.

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

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