Georgia State University, J. Mack Robinson College of Business
Georgia State University's J. Mack Robinson College of Business invites applications and nominations for the position of chair of the Department of Real Estate. This tenure track faculty position carries with it the Richard Bowers and Company Professorship in Real Estate. Although rank is open, we expect to hire at the level of full professor.
Chairperson, Department of Real Estate
JOB DESCRIPTION/QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have an earned doctorate in real estate or other relevant field of financial economics. The individual selected for this position should be an eminent scholar with an international reputation within the real estate academy based on current research record in top-quality journals and with the ability to take a leadership role in furthering the research, educational, and community outreach missions of the Department. The individual will also serve on the College's Executive Committee and assist in formulating and executing the College's mission and strategic plan. Collegiality, an interest in strategic community partnering, and a demonstrated ability to develop and work with others to define and conduct research are important. The position includes teaching at the graduate and/or undergraduate levels in the College's academic programs. The candidate will have close access to faculty in the Departments of Finance and Risk Management and Insurance and working relations with those departments as well as the School of Hospitality, with which it cooperates in the area of Hotel Real Estate.
ABOUT THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS: Georgia State University's J. Mack Robinson College of Business is one of the largest business schools in the country with an enrollment of approximately 8,000 students, including about 1,800 master's students and 100 Ph.D. students. Our part-time MBA program for working professionals is ranked among the best by Bloomberg Businessweek and U.S. News & World Report, our Executive MBA is ranked among the best in the world by Financial Times, and U.S. News ranks our undergraduate program as No. 32 among those at public universities and No. 57 overall. Georgia State University is located in the heart of Atlanta and has strong ties with Atlanta's business leaders, many of whom are alumni of the Robinson College.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Salary, teaching load, and other support are highly competitive and consistent with qualifications. The appointment is expected to start July 1, 2012, but timing is negotiable. Please submit letters of application and nominations to the chair of the search committee (electronic submission is encouraged):
Gerald D. Gay
Chair, Search Committee
Department of Finance
J. Mack Robinson College of Business
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA 30303
FedEx and UPS packages to: 35 Broad Street, Suite 1203, Atlanta, GA 30303; 404-413-7321
Review of applications and nominations will begin immediately, but the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. The position is contingent on final budget approval by the University. An offer of employment will be conditional on background verification.
Georgia State University is an AA/EEO employer.