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 (including law) who are capable of making significant contributions both in their broader areas as well as in the fields of urban or real estate economics/finance. A commitment to excellent teaching in real estate also is required. Applicants must have a Ph.D. (expected completion by June 30, 2019 is acceptable) from an accredited institution and have an outstanding research record or potential. The appointment is expected to begin July 1, 2018.
Information about the real estate program at Wharton can be found at:
Junior-level candidates 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.
Professor Gilles Duranton
Real Estate Department
The Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania
1470 Steinberg-Dietrich Hall
3620 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104.6302
The University of Pennsylvania is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
About The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania
The Wharton School maintains a long tradition of educating visionary business leaders in academia, business, government, and not-for-profit organizations. Today, Wharton has expanded the scope of this vision to become the most comprehensive source of business knowledge in the world — with over 225 faculty members, 95,000 alumni, 5,000 students across 10 academic departments, 20 research centers, a...nd more than 9,000 executive education participants annually.
Wharton’s Real Estate Department seeks to produce sophisticated professionals with the necessary skills to succeed in the business world but who also have a broader perspective on the issues involved in creating and maintaining living and working environments. Relevant issues that department faculty examine include finance, investments, production, operations, development law, design, environmental remediation, public policy, economic market analysis, and architecture. Required courses focus on real estate law, finance, and development, while electives allow students to explore a variety of issues related to the industry.