University of Pennsylvania The Wharton School

The Wharton School maintains a long tradition of educating visionary business leaders in academia, business, government, and not-for-profit organizations. Today, Wharton has expanded the scope of this vision to become the most comprehensive source of business knowledge in the world — with over 225 faculty members, 95,000 alumni, 5,000 students across 10 academic departments, 20 research centers, and more than 9,000 executive education participants annually.


Wharton’s Real Estate Department seeks to produce sophisticated professionals with the necessary skills to succeed in the business world but who also have a broader perspective on the issues involved in creating and maintaining living and working environments. Relevant issues that department faculty examine include finance, investments, production, operations, development law, design, environmental remediation, public policy, economic market analysis, and architecture. Required courses focus on real estate law, finance, and development, while electives allow students to explore a variety of issues related to the industry.


University of Pennsylvania The Wharton School Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Aug 09, 2019
Full time
  University of Pennsylvania,  The Wharton School Faculty Position in Real Estate The Wharton School’s Real Estate Department is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at any level: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.  The Real Estate Department is seeking candidates with backgrounds in applied economics, finance, or related disciplines who are capable of making significant contributions both in their broader areas as well as in the fields of real estate economics/finance or urban economics.  A commitment to excellent teaching in real estate also is required.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. (expected completion by June 30, 2021 is acceptable) from an accredited institution and have an outstanding research record or potential.  The appointment is expected to begin July 1, 2020.   Information about the real estate program at Wharton can be found at:   and at .    Applications, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, and recent publications or working papers, should be submitted on-line beginning August 1st.  Applicants for Assistant Professor should also include contact information for three references who will be asked to submit letters of recommendation.  We encourage early submission of applications, as they will be reviewed until the position is filled.  Candidates are strongly encouraged to have their completed applications submitted by November 15, 2019 for full consideration. Junior applicants should apply at this link: Associate/Full Professor applicants should apply at this link:   Contact: Professor Gilles Duranton Real Estate Department The Wharton School University of Pennsylvania 4th Floor Vance Hall 3733 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA  19104-6301   The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Contact email for questions: