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Temple University Non-Tenure Track Position in the Department of Finance - Real Estate Specialization
Posted: 12/28/2017

Non-Tenure Track Position in the Department of Finance – Real Estate Specialization

The Finance Department at the Fox School of Business at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA is seeking two
candidates for academic Non Tenure-Track faculty positions to begin in fall 2018. The chosen candidates will
engage in teaching (3-3 teaching load) and provide service to the School and Department. Teaching will be at the
undergraduate-level with an emphasis on real estate finance (residential, commercial, etc.).
Service commitments include working with Fox’s faculty, administrative staff, and student professional organization
to strengthen our undergraduate concentration in real estate. The concentration currently enrolls 60 students. Our
goal is to increase enrollments, strengthen program rigor, and liaise with other Philadelphia-area schools and
programs, industry groups, and stakeholders to enhance student internship and job opportunities. The individual
chosen for the position will recommend program revisions and serve as a liaison with the Department’s Outreach
Director to enhance our network within the Philadelphia real estate market. The real estate concentration resides
within the Fox’s Finance Department.

The preferred qualifications for this position are:
 - A Ph.D. or D.B.A with a concentration in real estate economics/finance, finance, financial economics, or
economics (micro and/or econometrics). We will consider practicing professionals with substantial work
experience, a master-level degree and a willingness to publish in professional journals.
- Prior teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or master’s level.
- Evidence of effective and high quality teaching via student evaluation forms, etc.
- Outgoing individual with the ability to interface with practicing financial professionals and corporate

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Finance has a vibrant and growing undergraduate
population, a top-ranked MBA program, offers three Master of Science degrees, and supports a dynamic and wellestablished
PhD Program. The Department currently consists of 12 Tenured or Tenure-Track faculty members and
18 Non-Tenure Track faculty members, and is looking to grow those numbers. Department members have
published and continue to publish in top finance journals, including the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial
Economics, and Review of Financial Studies, as well as top-tier journals in real estate, economics, accounting,
international business, and management. The Department has an active research seminar series, with papers
presented by nationally and internationally renowned researchers.

ABOUT THE SCHOOL: The Fox School of Business is the largest, most comprehensive business school in the
greater Philadelphia region, and among the largest in the world with nearly 10,000 students and more than 210 fulltime
faculty members. The School offers BBA, MBA and Executive MBA, MBA/MS, MS, PhD, and EDBA
Programs on campuses throughout the region and around the globe. Its programs rank highly internationally and
nationally by leading business publications and organizations, such as the Financial Times, the Economist, U.S. News &
World Report, and BusinessWeek. In its most-recent rankings, U.S. News & World Report ranked the Fox School’s
Online MBA Program #1 in the nation, the Global MBA Program #32, and its Part-time Professional MBA
Program #7 in the U.S. This year, The Economist ranked the EMBA in the top 45 globally and 28th nationally. In
addition, the Fox School’s undergraduate program is ranked #45.
Please visit our website at to learn more about the school.

ABOUT THE REGION: Philadelphia is the 5th largest city in the United States, and is a major cultural center as
well as an international gateway. The city is close to New York and Washington, D.C. Housing and living costs in
Philadelphia are among the lowest of major US cities. Philadelphia has a significant presence of financial services,
IT, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, and other industries providing ample opportunities for interaction
between businesses and research.

Required Applicant Documents: Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter
Please submit the above items electronically to the email address below and note that the application is for a Non-
Tenure Track Position: 
Finance Recruiting Committee: Non-Tenure Track Position – Real Estate
Fox School of Business and Management
Alter #418
1810 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Temple University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and
student body. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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