New York University School of Professional Studies
New York City, New York
Feb 15, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

NYU School of Professional Studies 

Schack Institute of Real Estate

The Schack Institute of Real Estate within NYU's School of Professional Studies (NYUSPS) invites applications for the combined roles of a) full-time, non-tenure track Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Real Estate, and b) Academic Director of the BS in Real Estate program at Schack and the NYUSPS Division for Applied Undergraduate Studies.

This position will begin September 1, 2019.  Full-time faculty appointments are for nine months, and are renewable annually based on performance. Academic Director appointments are concurrent appointments that run for 11 months, and are independently renewable annually based on performance. The Academic Director will be responsible for the management and development of the academic curriculum, hiring, oversight, and on-going communication with faculty and staff, management of student services and concerns, and collaborating with alumni and industry partners.  The standard full-time teaching load is six courses per academic year; this load is reduced to four courses per academic year for this combined appointment.  The rank of the position is dependent upon experience and qualifications.

Preferred qualifications include: a) PhD or other terminal degree in economics, applied economics, urban economics, finance, real estate, or a related field, b) Experience in degree program management and adjunct faculty management, c) Excellence in undergraduate or graduate-level teaching of real estate development, real estate finance and economics, real estate asset management, urban design, or related subjects, d) Demonstrated commitment to student advising and experience with working with diverse student populations, e) Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and f) Significant participation in applied real estate research, as evidenced by publication in peer-reviewed professional periodicals or refereed scholarly publications, conference presentations, and/or grant awards.

About the Institution:
The NYU School of Professional Studies (NYUSPS) Schack Institute of Real Estate was founded in 1967 at the initiative of prominent members of the New York City real estate community. More than 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. Across the Institute’s graduate degree programs—the MS in Real Estate, the MS in Construction Management, and the MS in Real Estate Development—as well as a rapidly expanding undergraduate degree program, enrollment has grown to more than 800 full- and part-time students from across the United States and nearly 50 other countries. In addition to its flagship degree programs, thousands of working professionals enroll in the Schack Institute’s executive education, diploma, certificate, and career advancement programs each year. An anchor of real estate academia’s engagement with industry, the Institute is home to the REIT Center, the Center for the Sustainable Built Environment, and the newly established Urban Lab. In addition, the Institute hosts national industry events, including annual conferences on real estate capital markets, the REIT sector, and the National Women's Symposium. Under the direction of the Schack Institute’s faculty, ongoing applied research at the Institute spans an exceptional range of issues in real estate development and investment, urban economics, and market structure and regulation.  

Founded in 1934, the NYU School of Professional Studies (NYUSPS) offers a broad range of degree and noncredit programs that are professionally oriented, integrate theory with real-world practice, and are taught by faculty members who are leaders and innovators in their fields. The School plays a critical role in workforce development in emerging and evolving sectors of industry in New York City and around the globe including: real estate; marketing and PR; technology and project management; global affairs; hospitality, travel, and tourism; human capital management; sports business; communications/media; publishing; professional writing; translation; and the arts, among others. NYUSPS has grown to become the third-largest graduate school of NYU, attracting students from around the world. The School also serves the undergraduate market with traditional, four-year degrees in real estate, hotel and tourism management, and sports management in addition to programs for post-traditional students. Working professionals and adult learners can enhance their careers and/or enrich their intellect through more than 1,500 noncredit courses, certificates, and diploma programs, as well as through world-renowned industry conferences, seminars, and events.

The deadline to apply is May 1, 2019.  The position will remain open until filled.
NYU appreciates all applications but can only respond to qualified candidates.

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