Assistant or Associate Professor of Practice

Job Description & Qualification

Job Description & Qualification
The Area of Finance invites applications for up to two non‐tenure‐track Assistant or
Associate Professor of Practice positions beginning Fall 2023. These positions will support
our growing real estate certificate program. Course load will be 18 credit hours per year
with teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level. Salary and support are
competitive. There may also be opportunities for additional (overload) teaching in the 9‐
month academic year and summer for extra compensation.
Preferred candidates will have a Ph.D. in Real Estate or Finance (or closely related
discipline) but this is not mandatory. Relevant experience and professional certifications
pertaining to the commercial real estate industry is a plus. Outstanding candidates with a
terminal degree and commensurate experience will also be considered.
Applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching in both
online and face‐to‐face modalities. Service to the department, college, and university is
expected (commensurate with rank). Service duties include program‐building related to
our commercial real estate certificate program, as well as a commitment to student
organizations and other extra‐curricular activities. Texas Tech University is a Hispanic
Serving Institution (HSI). A demonstrated and ongoing commitment to serving diverse
student populations and experience working with diverse student populations and firstgeneration
students is highly desirable. Candidates who have very strong records of
scholarship supported by extramural funding and who have the proven capacity or clear
potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University are encouraged
to apply.

Application Procedure

Application Procedure
Applicants may apply for the position online at,
Requisition 31040BR. Application materials include a cover letter, CV, teaching statement
(incl. course evaluations), and three letters of recommendation. Letters of
recommendation (not available to upload) may be sent directly to
Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2022.

About the Organization

About the Organization
The Area of Finance is one of six academic units in the AACSB accredited Rawls College of
Business. The Area has 18 full‐time and emeritus faculty with a strong commitment to
high‐quality academic research in a collegial work environment. We subscribe to all major
databases (with access through WRDS) and provide an outstanding technology and
computing environment.
The real estate program at the Rawls College of Business serves over 500 graduate and
undergraduate students each year, with approximately 50 students enrolled in the
Commercial Real Estate Certificate (CREL) program. Additionally, the real estate program
provides numerous student experiences to enhance the value, quality, and sustainability
of its commercial real estate academic offerings.
The Rawls College is dedicated to fostering a community in which all students, staff and
faculty feel accepted and appreciated. We exist in an interconnected world and strive to
educate our students to become globally conscious business leaders. To that end, we
encourage our students, staff and faculty to recognize and value diverse perspectives
throughout their careers.
As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University
is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and
working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those
who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and
excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes
applications from minoritized candidates, women, protected veterans, persons with
disabilities, and dual‐career couples.
Texas Tech University is classified in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher
Education as “R1: Doctoral Universities ‐ Very high research activity.”. Texas Tech enrolls
40,000 students in twelve colleges/schools, including Law and Medicine. The campus of
Texas Tech University, with its beautiful Spanish Renaissance architecture, is located on
the South Plains of West Texas in the city of Lubbock. Lubbock (pop. 256,000) has a low
cost of living, a dry / sunny climate, and short commutes. Further information about the
Area of Finance, Rawls College, Texas Tech University, and city of Lubbock can be found
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