Faculty Positions

Position Title / Rank: Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Real Estate

College: Business and Economics

Department: Marketing and Consumer Studies

Deadline: November 30, 2017
Please reference AD #17-68

Position Description:

The College of Business and Economics at the University of Guelph invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in the Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies. We are interested in candidates who specialize in a discipline related to real estate (such as Finance or Economics) or in a research area such as sustainability and urban planning with obvious real estate applications, with a strong preference for real estate finance. Applicants should have (or be near completion of) a Ph.D. The appointment start date is flexible.  

The person hired for this position will be responsible for teaching, pursuing scholarly research, and service. In terms of teaching, preference will be given to those who have teaching experience or are interested to teach in the areas related to finance (such as appraisal, development or investment analysis) or sustainability. Whatever an applicant’s discipline, preference will be given to those with work experience or knowledge of Canadian residential, commercial, industrial or retail real estate and Canadian institutions.

The Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies is in the University’s College of Business and Economics (https://www.uoguelph.ca/business/). We offer two Bachelor of Commerce majors (one in Marketing Management and one in Real Estate and Housing), an M.Sc. and Ph.D. (in Marketing and Consumer Behaviour).  More information about the Department can be found at www.uoguelph.ca/mcs/. The University of Guelph is a top-ranked comprehensive university in Canada located in Guelph, Ontario (which has a population of over 130,000 and is a one-hour drive west of Toronto, Canada). The University of Guelph is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential.

Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to high-quality research and to active student engagement. To be complete, applications must include a curriculum vitae, a list of teaching interests, recent teaching evaluations, a research agenda for the next three years and a sample of recent scholarly work. (Please submit as pdf files.)  We also ask applicants to have confidential letters of recommendation sent to us from three referees separately using the email address below.  Representatives from the Department will attend the ASSA meetings in January 2018. 

For early consideration, please apply by November 30, 2017 or until a suitable candidate is found.  Applications should be submitted electronically to Tirtha Dhar, Interim-Chair, mcsappln@uoguelph.ca

The College of Business and Economics is comprised of 72 faculty and 38 staff members, with over 3800 students currently enrolled. We are committed to developing leaders with a social sensibility, an environmental awareness, and a dedication to their communities. Our College provides a learning environment that encourages critical reflection, personal growth, and promotes traditional and emerging themes of management and economics. We offer a wide range of specialized programs in business and economics across undergraduate, graduate, and professional education. 

The University of Guelph is a top-ranked comprehensive university in Canada with a total enrolment of 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Located in Guelph, Ontario, the University is known for its commitment to student learning, innovative research, and collaboration with world-class partners. It is dedicated to establishing a culturally diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning society. Our University community shares a profound sense of social responsibility, a drive for international development, and an obligation to address global issues.  

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Guelph acknowledges the Attawandaron people on whose traditional territory the University of Guelph resides and offer our respect to our Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and Métis neighbours as we strive to strengthen our relationships with them.

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.