Faculty Positions

University of Pennsylvania
The Wharton School
Faculty Position in Real Estate

The Wharton School’s Real Estate Department is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at any level: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.  The Real Estate Department is seeking candidates with backgrounds in applied economics, finance, or related disciplines who are capable of making significant contributions both in their broader areas as well as in the fields of real estate economics/finance or urban economics.  A commitment to excellent teaching in real estate also is required.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. (expected completion by June 30, 2023 is acceptable) from an accredited institution and have an outstanding research record or potential.  The appointment is expected to begin July 1, 2022.   

Information about the real estate program at Wharton can be found at:   

http://real-estate.wharton.upenn.edu/  and at http://realestate.wharton.upenn.edu/.    

Applications, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, and recent publications or working papers, should be submitted on-line beginning September 1st.  Applicants for Assistant Professor should also include contact information for three references who will be asked to submit letters of recommendation.   

We encourage early submission of applications, as they will be reviewed until the position is filled.  Candidates are strongly encouraged to have their completed applications submitted by November 15, 2021 for full consideration. In lieu of conducting initial interviews in person at the ASSA Annual Meeting, these interviews will be conducted virtually.  

Assistant professor applicants should apply at this link: http://apply.interfolio.com/93156 

Associate/Full Professor applicants should apply at this link: http://apply.interfolio.com/93155 

Professor Todd Sinai
Real Estate Department
The Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania
4th floor Vance Hall
3733 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104-6301


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