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Assistant Professor, Real Estate Development

University at Buffalo
New York, United States
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Jun 9, 2023
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Assistant Professor, Real Estate Development

Department of Urban and Regional Planning

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The School of Architecture and Planning at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York, invites applications for an Assistant Professor position for the Master of Science in Real Estate Development ( MSRED ) program . The successful candidate will demonstrate experience working in diverse groups and commit to inclusion and social justice, particularly regarding race, gender, disability, LGBTQ+, and other forms of discrimination.

The successful candidate will:
  • teach graduate-level courses,
  • seek funding for faculty and student projects,
  • provide service to the industry and the regional community,
  • organize symposia,
  • serve as an academic and career advisor to students,
  • recruit students and faculty,
  • do professional outreach,
  • and seek awards for student and faculty work.

The successful candidate will teach two courses per semester and be actively engaged in research/creative/applied project activities and scholarly work producing tangible results in a form appropriate to real estate development. Teaching duties will be determined in consultation with the candidate. Still, the candidate should be able to teach introductory and advanced real estate development finance and a real estate development capstone/practicum/studio.

The successful candidate will also be expected to make service contributions at one or more institution levels. Candidates should demonstrate promise of contribution to knowledge in one or more fields of real estate study and research. The balance of these duties will be reviewed annually by the supervisor and the successful candidate. The reviews will relate to program needs and interests and the candidate’s career development trajectory.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
The School and its departments and programs are interested in candidates who have demonstrated commitment to excellence by providing leadership in teaching, research, or service toward building an equitable and diverse environment.

Future Opportunities:
The successful candidate will have an opportunity to join a Real Estate Development Program on the rise and help shape its future directions, reach, and impact. This future will leverage curricular innovations and connections to improve the economic, social, and environmental impact of real estate development, building the profession’s future. The future also influences how real estate development can address affordability, sustainability, diversity, equity, and inclusion. Finally, this future will leverage the MSRED’s unique position in UB’s School of Architecture and Planning. The candidate is expected to support curricular and teaching innovation. They will foster, leverage, and maintain regional and (inter) national industry, academic, and community relationships, generate leading real estate insights through research and provide proactive student support and mentorship. The School is developing affordable housing, ecological practices, inclusive design, and innovations in development policies.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages .

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo .

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Qualified candidates should hold a terminal degree in a relevant field at the appointment time, including real estate development, planning, or architecture.
  • They should have demonstrable experience in researching and/or practicing real estate development.
Preferred Qualifications
  • A doctoral degree in Planning.
  • A broad understanding of the real estate development industry and specialized knowledge, and a record of scholarship in at least one relevant subfield, such as architecture, planning, project finance, or development.
  • Candidates with affordable housing experience are of particular interest due to the School’s interdisciplinary affordable housing initiatives.
  • Demonstrated ability or experience working across architecture, planning, and real estate.
  • Have teaching experience, demonstrated readiness, or both.
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