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New York University School of Professional Studies
New York City, New York
Contact hour rate is $206.00 for credit courses and $137.30 for continuing education courses
Posted Date
Apr 20, 2023

NYU School of Professional Studies
Schack Institute of Real Estate

The NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate in the School of Professional Studies (the “Schack Institute”) invites applications for part-time adjunct faculty positions that may begin as early as Fall 2023.  The Schack Institute desires to create a pool of qualified, vetted and approved adjunct faculty to fill semester-by-semester teaching needs with distinguished professionals with broad backgrounds in commercial real estate and construction. 

Real estate program teaching opportunities may include the following course areas:  real estate finance and investment, affordable housing development and/or finance, capital markets, development, law, sustainability, urban economics and statistics, proptech, entrepreneurship, use of space, ESG; private equity, urban planning & design, public private partnerships.

Construction program teaching opportunities may include the following course areas:  construction methods and technology, scheduling, project management, P6, cost estimating, safety management, finance and cost control.

Academic Programs:
The Schack Institute is among the largest and most prestigious educational entities dedicated to the real estate, real estate development and construction industries with over 200 students enrolled in its top-ranked Bachelor of Science degree, and more than 500 students enrolled in its three Master of Science degrees, including: the Real Estate; the M.S. in Construction Management; and the Real Estate Development.  In addition to these degree programs, the Schack Institute has over 1,000 students enrolled across ten continuing education certificate programs, and open enrollment professional studies courses. 

Teaching Modality:
The Schack Institute seeks engaging, experienced business professionals, researchers, public and non-profit sector and other well versed in their respective field to teach courses in both our graduate and undergraduate degree programs, as well as in our continuing education and certificate programs.  Most courses are taught in-person on our campus in midtown Manhattan, or around Washington Square with some taught virtually online. Successful candidates will be consulted on the particular discipline, degree program, course, and (in-person or online) teaching modality before each semester upon appointment.
Ideal candidates will hold a masters degree and have a minimum of 5-8 years progressive work experience; a demonstrable record of teaching, academic or classroom experience; and significant industry and professional success, honor and distinction. Well qualified candidates without prior teaching experience will be considered.

The Schack Institute of Real Estate History:
The Schack Institute was founded in 1967 at the initiative of prominent members of the New York City real estate community, who encouraged NYU to establish an academic center that would provide a world-class education for industry professionals. Nearly 50 years later, the Schack Institute is at the forefront of real estate education and is recognized globally as one of the world’s leading centers of real estate research and pedagogy.

NYU School of Professional Studies
Since 1934, the NYU School of Professional Studies (NYU SPS) has been a deeply respected institution of higher education that is grounded in applied learning. From its early years, training returning World War II veterans to fulfill the nation’s urgent need for skilled technical workers, it has evolved into a professional education powerhouse that offers 20 graduate degrees, 14 bachelor’s degrees for undergraduate students, four associate’s degrees, and a plethora of continuing education courses and credentials.

NYU SPS is a thought leader, and serves as an incubator for new ideas in industries that are constantly changing.  We prepare students for in-demand jobs in fields including real estate, hospitality and tourism; global affairs; global sports management; publishing; marketing and public relations; project management; executive coaching and organizational consulting, human capital management; information technology, management and systems; translation; publishing and professional writing. NYU SPS is focused on building skills that open doors to opportunities in emerging fields and global markets. NYU SPS faculty members are leading experts in their areas of discipline, with a hands-on approach that encourages students to push beyond their limits and to break new ground.
In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the contact hour rate for this position is $206.00 for credit courses and $137.30 for continuing education courses. These rates are based on the collective bargaining agreement with Local 7902.

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