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Assistant or Associate Professor (Teaching) of Real Estate

Los Angeles, California

Assistant or Associate Professor (Teaching) of Real Estate

Department of Policy Analysis and Real Estate

USC Sol Price School of Public Policy

The department of Policy Analysis and Real Estate at University of Southern California’s Sol Price School of Public Policy invites applications to fill one full-time teaching faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate professor. We seek candidates who have demonstrated excellence and effectiveness in the practice of real estate. The expected teaching load will be six classes per year over two semesters. This may be reduced in exchange for administrative duties.  It is also possible that the candidate will teach in the Price School’s MPP or MPA programs.

Real estate teaching faculty will teach undergraduate level real estate courses with content focused on analysis of investment and development properties, valuation techniques, financial modeling for debt and equity, market analysis, and application of real estate case studies. In addition, the faculty will teach graduate level real estate principles courses with content focused on overview of real estate development process, valuation techniques, time value of money, and the real estate development process.

Successful candidates should possess an advanced degree in a related field (such as MBA, MRED, or JD). Candidate must also have significant professional experience in real estate finance, investment, or development. Preference will be given to candidates with prior teaching experience and excellent teaching evaluations.

About the University of Southern California’s Sol Price School:
The mission of the Price School is to improve the quality of life for people and their communities, here and abroad. We achieve this mission through education and research that promote innovative solutions to the most critical issues facing society, with a particular focus on governance, urban development, and social policy. The Price School offers both an undergraduate major and minor in real estate development. This undergraduate field of study is the school’s highest growth area. Price’s master’s degree programs are widely recognized for their excellence. The highly regarded Dollinger Master of Real Estate Development is considered amongst the top two or three programs nationally. Price also offers a graduate Certificate in Real Estate Development to compliment the studies of students pursuing master’s degrees in related fields. For additional information, see our website:

Compensation and Benefits:
USC offers a competitive salary within an academic environment based on the candidate’s experience and accomplishments. The University also offers excellent benefits to employees.

An Equal Opportunity Employer:
USC is an equal-opportunity educators and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in undue hardship.

Apply for this Position:
Applicants should submit a letter of interest that includes their areas of expertise and professional experience, teaching interest, a resume or curriculum vitae, and a list of three references. The position will remain open until filled.

REQ20050296 Posted Date: 09/12/2017

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