Assistant Professor of Applied Economics and Policy: SC Johnson College of Business, School of Hotel Administration

Assistant Professor of Applied Economics and Policy: SC Johnson College of Business, School of Hotel Administration

The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business invites applicants for an Assistant Professor position in our Applied Economics and Policy area, with a focus on Real Estate. Seasoned untenured professors will be considered. This tenure-track position is intended for placement in the School of Hotel Administration, with an intended start date of July 1, 2022. The position will be based in Ithaca, NY.


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Responsibilities of the positions include teaching required and elective courses in real estate in both our undergraduate and graduate programs. Candidates will be expected to conduct high quality real estate research and publish in top discipline journals in the fields of real estate, finance or economics. Given the Hotel School’s focus, candidates will also be expected to contribute to the understanding of real estate within the context of hospitality management 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 School, College, and University.

The ideal candidate will possess a Ph.D. in real estate, finance, economics, or another appropriate field from a recognized program is required. Seasoned 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. Seasoned untenured professors will be considered.

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 950 undergraduates and 150 graduate students. Founded in 1922, SHA is home to over 60 full-time resident faculty and over 13,000 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. The successful candidate could also affiliate with one of the College’s other 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.

Application Instructions:

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For full consideration please ensure that your application is complete by November 30, 2021. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Applications received after November 30, 2021 will be reviewed if the position has not been filled.

 The following materials are required:

  • Letter of interest highlighting research and teaching accomplishments;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Up to three research papers;
  • Three recommendation letters;
  • Statement on Contributions to Diversity;
  • Publications and working papers;
  • Corresponding teaching evaluations;
  • Any other supporting documents such as syllabuses for courses taught (if applicable);

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