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Childress Klein Distinguished Professor of Real Estate and Urban Economics

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Teaching load and salary are competitive with similar positions at other research universities. Interviews to be held at major Finance and Real Estate Conferences. The following documents should be uploaded: 1) Letter of Interest / Cover Letter 2) Curriculum Vitae 3) Working Papers (at least one writing sample) Finalists for this position will be asked to forward additional supporting documents as requested by the search committee. Three letters of recommendation for the applicant should be emailed to John Gandar, Chair, Department of Finance - jmgandar@uncc.edu. Review of applications will begin September, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women, members of minority groups, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree and submit to a criminal background check.

Position Information

General Information

Position Number 000604
Working Title Childress Klein Distinguished Professor of Real Estate and Urban Economics
Classification Title 9-Mo Tenure-Track/ Tenured Faculty
College College of Business (Col)
Department Finance
Position Designation Faculty
Employment Type Permanent - Full-time
Months per year 9
Primary Purpose of Department

The Department of Finance is one of six departments in the Belk College of Business. The Belk College is committed to creating an inclusive culture that inspires a passion for knowledge and intellectual growth as well as a dedication to service. We engage in research that fosters innovative business theory, policy, and practice. In strategic partnership with the Greater Charlotte region, we educate our students to become leaders who are critical thinkers, ethically informed, and globally aware.

Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Description of Work

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate goals.
Teaching, Advising, Curriculum and Instructional Development – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, advising and consultation, directing student research, curriculum and instructional development, and grading student work.
Scholarly Research, Creative, and Other Professional Activities – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to participate in expanding the knowledge base of her/his academic field by conducting research or engaging in other creative activities as appropriate to the faculty member’s discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to research may include but are not limited to: research/creative activity that generates new knowledge and/or synthesizes and/or integrates existing knowledge, publication, an on-going agenda for research, scholarly, and creative activity, and are expected to seek extramural support for their work.
Service to University, the Public, and the Profession – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to engage in a program of service appropriate to their discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to service may include but are not limited to: service to the administration and governance of the University, public service, and service to the profession.

To view the complete Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty document visit our website: http://provost.uncc.edu/academic-budget-personnel/handbook/search-committee

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The candidate will support the teaching and program activities at the graduate (Master of Science in Real Estate, Ph.D. Program, and
Ph.D. dissertations in real estate) and the undergraduate levels. In addition, the candidate will teach in executive education programs at the College and maintain active relationships with the Chair’s sponsor and industry partners.

Minimum Experience/Education

UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned doctorate or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

• Ph.D. in one of the following areas: real estate, finance, economics or a closely related field from an accredited university;
• Record of sustained scholarship and international reputation commensurate with appointment to an endowed professorship;
• Teaching and research interests in one or more of the following areas: real estate, finance, or urban economics.
• Demonstrated record of teaching excellence at the undergraduate, graduate, and executive levels;
• Strong communication and relationship-building skills with students, faculty, alumni, and the local business community; and,
• Ability and willingness to represent the Belk College to the Charlotte regional business community. Teaching load and salary will be competitive with comparable positions at research universities.

Necessary Licenses/Certifications
Special Notes to Applicants

Teaching load and salary are competitive with similar positions at other research universities. Interviews to be held at major Finance and Real Estate Conferences.

The following documents should be uploaded:
1) Letter of Interest / Cover Letter
2) Curriculum Vitae
3) Working Papers (at least one writing sample)

Finalists for this position will be asked to forward additional supporting documents as requested by the search committee. Three letters of recommendation for the applicant should be emailed to John Gandar, Chair, Department of Finance – jmgandar@uncc.edu.

Review of applications will begin September, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women, members of minority groups, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree and submit to a criminal background check.

Job Open Date 08/22/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Review of Applications will Begin
Proposed Hire Date 08/21/2018
If time-limited, please indicate appointment end date
Contact Information

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  3. Writing Sample
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document