School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University

Position ID:Cornell-School of Hotel Administration-RLEST [#9579, WDR-00012430]
Position Title: Tenure Track Position in Real Estate
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14850, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Real Estate
Starting Date:2018/07/01
Appl Deadline:2017/11/30 (posted 2017/08/24, listed until 2018/02/24)
Position Description:    


Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

Cornell University

The School of Hotel Administration (Hotel School) at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business invites applications from qualified individuals for a full time tenure-track faculty position in real estate, with a start date of July 1, 2018. Rank is commensurate with and reflective of the applicant’s academic record, at either the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. A Ph.D. in real estate, finance, economics, or another appropriate field from a recognized institution is required. Seasoned untenured professors will be considered.


Responsibilities of the position include teaching required and elective courses in real estate at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates will be expected to conduct high quality research and publish in top discipline journals in the fields of real estate, finance or economics. Given the Hotel School’s focus, candidates will be expected to contribute to the understanding of real estate within the context of hospitality and to publish in hospitality discipline or industry outlets especially at the tenured ranks. Candidates are also expected to advise students, and to perform a variety of other professional service to the college.


The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business (established on July 1, 2016) combines three AACSB-accredited Schools: The Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management (Johnson), the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management (Dyson), and the School of Hotel Administration (Hotel School). Faculty have opportunities to teach across the three Schools’ degree programs in order to develop an appealing teaching load.


The School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University, the top-ranked hospitality management program worldwide, enrolls approximately 900 undergraduates and 70 graduate students. Founded in 1922, SHA is home to over 60 full-time resident faculty and over 12,000 alumni worldwide.


The College’s real estate faculty are all members of the Applied Economics and Policy Area, which consists of 48 faculty from across our three Schools, and offers opportunities for cross-school collaboration with a wider network of economists at Cornell University. But the successful candidate could also affiliate with one other of the College’s six Areas (Accounting; Finance; Management & Organizations; Marketing & Management Communication; Operations, Technology & Information Management; Strategy & Business Economics), if appropriate to his or her expertise.

The intent of this process is to recruit hires for the School of Hotel Administration. The School that best fits the candidate’s research, teaching and public engagement interests will ultimately serve as the tenure home.




A Ph.D. in real estate, finance, economics, or another appropriate field from a recognized program is required. Senior candidates will have demonstrated a record of exceptional real estate research and outstanding experience teaching undergraduate, graduate and executive education courses. Junior candidates must demonstrate the potential for exceptionality. Candidates will complement and extend the strengths of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business’s faculty. Candidates with a propensity for, or a record of, industry engagement with real estate professionals will be preferred.


Application process


To be considered, please apply via AJO. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on November 30, 2017 and the position will remain open until filled. The following materials are required:

  1. Letter of interest highlighting research and teaching accomplishments

  2. Curriculum vitae

  3. Three letters of recommendation

  4. Publications and working papers

  5. Syllabi for two recent courses taught

  6. Corresponding teaching evaluations




This position will be based in Ithaca, NY, with potential teaching responsibilities on our campus in New York City.


The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business embraces diversity in all its forms. Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.


Cornell University actively seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples with its Dual Career program, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium that assists with dual career searches.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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Further Info:
Human Resources Assistant
Cornell SC Johnson College of Business
209 Dryden Road, 6th Floor, Room 625-Q
Ithaca, NY 14850

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