Faculty Director, Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate

Job Description & Qualification

Faculty Director, Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate

Location: Notre Dame, IN
Open Date: Jan 14, 2019
Deadline: Apr 2, 2019 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The University of Notre Dame is actively seeking exceptional candidates to serve as the Faculty Director of the endowed Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate. The Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate is an ambitious, interdisciplinary initiative.  The Institute brings together faculty, students, and alumni from a number of colleges and schools, including the School of Architecture, the Mendoza College of Business, the College of Engineering, the College of Arts and Letters and the Law School.
The Faculty Director of the Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate will serve as the leader, chief administrator and research director of the Institute. The Institute seeks to be the preeminent university-based program for research, education, and training in real estate. Notre Dame is uniquely positioned in the real estate world to combine our superb faculty across multiple departments, a global network, including on-campus as well as international experts, and prominent alumni to create a virtuous cycle of learning and real-world impact. The Faculty Director will lead the design, implementation and establishment of the Institute as the preeminent university-based real estate program worldwide. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to help identify and set the strategic mission of the Institute. The Faculty Director will be responsible for helping to guide the Institute in a manner that enhances the educational and career opportunities for our students across undergraduate and graduate programs in architecture, business, engineering, economics and law and beyond. 
The Faculty Director will 
• Build upon a strong foundation of architecture, business, engineering, and law faculty, curriculum, and strategic partners. 
• Conduct and coordinate cutting edge research in real estate.
• Facilitate the acquisition of data and resources needed for real estate research throughout the university.
• Build upon a core group of courses to offer an enhanced, multidisciplinary approach to real estate education that emphasizes the centrality of real estate to human flourishing in community. 
• Help attract, engage and leverage high-caliber real estate scholars to add to highly regarded departments in architecture, business, engineering, economics and law, including distinguished faculty who conduct research on real estate development, finance, investment, and policy. 
• Provide new and exciting ways for students to take part in activities that will help them succeed in today’s competitive real estate marketplace. These world-class experiences will help Notre Dame students stand above the competition in any real estate career they pursue. 
• Leverage the University’s relationships with key partners in order to make the best use of University resources and shape the defining characteristics of the model Notre Dame real estate professional.

Candidates should have a distinguished academic record of research accomplishments and recognized leadership and expertise in one of the disciplines of real estate. Attainment of a terminal degree in the discipline is required. Candidates are expected to maintain a strong program of scholarship and to have a commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level. The position include salary and start-up funding along with oversight of a significant Institute endowment.

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This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at https://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/?id=link-73597.

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement
The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

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