College of Architecture and the Built Environment
Philadelphia University seeks a dynamic, collaborative leader and real estate development educator with the credentials to join our faculty at the rank of Associate Professor of Real Estate Development. We are seeking a colleague to join us in advancing integrated design education at the University starting in fall 2017.
This is a full-time, 10.5-month position with a reduced teaching load.
Philadelphia University is committed to the teacher/scholar and teacher/practitioner model, per the needs of the academic programs. For this position, the contract type may be practice or tenure and will be awarded based on the demonstrated academic credentials and research/scholarship or practice credentials of the finalist. If the finalist qualifies for tenure, s/he must demonstrate the credentials required through the University’s modified tenure review process.
The candidate must have significant college-level teaching experience in the field and a minimum of 5 years of industry experience in real estate development in a variety of settings and from multiple perspectives, including both public and private sectors. The candidate’s research accomplishments and/or distinguished record of real estate development experience must qualify the person for appointment to the rank of Associate Professor.
Candidates must have sound organizational and communication skills and must be a team player and relationship builder. An aptitude for professional and pedagogical engagement in a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment is a must.
Candidates who possess professional credentials (e.g. LEED AP, AICP, etc.) are preferred. Because the college seeks to expend its programs into the online environment, experience with online teaching is desired.
The successful candidate will lead the graduate Real Estate Development program in the College of Architecture and the Built Environment. As Director of the M.S. in Real Estate Development, the successful candidate will be overseeing program strategic planning; development of courses and curricula; hiring and supervising faculty; recruiting and advising students; facilitating and overseeing internships; overseeing assessment and program review processes; preparing and monitoring program budget; and chairing capstone projects.
Candidates should submit in hardcopy and digital format: 1) letter of application; 2) statement on teaching philosophy and research / professional agenda (2-page maximum); 3) curriculum vitae; 4) portfolio of teaching and professional work (20-page maximum); 5) names and contact information of three references; and 6) salary range.
Send complete application package to Barbara Klinkhammer, Executive Dean and Professor, Philadelphia University, College of Architecture and the Built Environment, 4201 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144.
The deadline for applications is January 15, 2017. The search will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified.
Questions regarding the position can be directed via email to Dr. Suzanne Singletary, interim associate dean, at email@example.com.
Philadelphia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.