Associate Professor of Real Estate/Finance Location:
UNG - Gainesville Regular/Temporary:
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Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.
Department Information The Department of Economics & Finance at the University of North Georgia is housed within the Mike Cottrell College of Business (MCCB), an AACSB-accredited college of business that offers programs on five campuses in the North Georgia region. The college is located in close proximity to Atlanta and its thriving commercial real estate market. The department has a growing enrollment and a collaborative, energetic faculty engaged in quality research and with a strong focus on high quality teaching and student engagement. Programs offered in the MCCB include the B.B.A. with majors in finance, accounting, management, marketing, and information systems, and undergraduate degrees in computer science, cybersecurity, and technology management. Minors offered include business administration, economics, entrepreneurship, and fintech. Graduate programs include the Cottrell M.B.A., Master of Accountancy, and three graduate certificates. The MCCB is also home to the Institute for Cyber Operations, Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and the BB&T Center for Ethical Leadership.Job Summary The Department of Economics and Finance at the University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for an endowed position as associate professor of real estate and finance. Full professors may be considered. This is a ten-month, tenure-track position. The start date is August 1, 2022. The position will be located at the Gainesville campus, but teaching assignments can include other campuses. Teaching assignments will include real estate finance and principles of finance courses, and may also include other upper-division courses for undergraduates and graduate level courses for students in our M.B.A program. As the holder of an endowed chair, the person selected for this position will be expected to engage extensively with the real estate community, conduct research focused on real estate and related finance issues, and work with students to prepare them for professional careers in real estate.Responsibilities General expectations include:
Use of innovative teaching and learning techniques to provide high quality instruction in real estate and other finance courses Providing a student-centered, experiential learning approach in the classroomPublishing in peer-reviewed theoretical, applied, or pedagogical research journals related to real estate Engaging with the real estate community to further the goals of the MCCB including connecting students to potential employers, bringing speakers to campus, and facilitating other opportunities for interaction between students and the business communityParticipating in active service for the Department of Economics & Finance, the MCCB, and UNG
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of teaching and learning practices, pedagogical, and applied concepts in real estate and the area of finance in general.Innovative pedagogical, communication, and analytical skills.Ability to integrate best practices from industry; ability to work as part of a collaborative team; interest in working with students to develop their skills and expertise.
- Ph.D. or DBA in real estate, finance with a real estate emphasis, or a closely related field from an AACSB accredited institution is required at time of hire.
- Industry experience relevant to real estate
- Record of quality publications in real estate journals
- Online teaching experience preferred.
Required Documents to Attach
- Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, Unofficial Transcripts
Conditions of Employment
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of North Georgia, as determined by University of North Georgia in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.
- This role is considered a position of trust.
- This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time
Special Applicant Instructions
- If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at http://www.naces.org/members.htm.
- Please submit contact information for three professional references.