Assistant Professor - Real Estate - Department of Business Law #24-06

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Work type: Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: Northridge
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Business/Management

Tenure-Track Faculty Position Announcement


Department: Business Law

Faculty Hire Number: #24-06

Rank: Assistant Professor

Effective Date of Appointment: August 21, 2024 (Subject to Budgetary Approval)

Salary Scale: $130,000 to $143,900 (Dependent upon qualifications)


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CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation, and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.

As a Hispanic-serving Institution (HSI), inclusiveness and diversity are integral to CSUN’s commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and engagement. As of Fall 2022, CSUN enrolls ~38,000 students, where 57.3% are Latinx, 19.8% are White, 9.2% are Asian-American, 4.9% are Black/African American, 0.1% are Native American, and 0.2% are Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander.

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The department of Business Law at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is seeking a tenure-track faculty member in Real Estate at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The successful candidate will teach various courses in the Real Estate program, which may include Real Estate Appraisal, Real Estate Finance, Real Estate Market and Development Analysis, Property Management, Real Estate Practice, Real Estate Principles, and Negotiation. and have research interests in topics related to real estate which may include real estate finance, asset valuation, real estate economics, market analysis, and others.

In addition to teaching, the position requires weekly office hours, attending faculty meetings, participation in assessment of student learning, and service to the department, college, and university. The successful candidate will be held to the standards and requirements of the college and department in which he/she/they is/are housed for recommending tenure and promotion. Given CSUN’s commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and engagement in a diverse environment, the successful candidate will help the Department achieve equitable academic outcomes for all students through teaching, student mentorship, scholarship, and service.

Required Qualifications:  

•           Ph.D. or other terminal degree in real estate, finance, or economics, or a related field from an accredited institution at the time of appointment

•           College or University-level teaching experience, either in-person or online

•           Evidence of, or clear potential for, excellence in teaching some or all of the following courses at the undergraduate and graduate level: Real Estate Appraisal, Real Estate Finance, Real Estate Market and Development Analysis, Real Estate Practice, Real Estate Principles, and Negotiation

•           Evidence that the candidate will meet, and, after appointment, will continue to maintain current AACSB International "Scholarly Academic" Standards of qualification at date of appointment


Preferred Qualifications:

•           Evidence of effective engagement OR potential to engage with a diverse student body

•           Experience using culturally responsive pedagogy that leads to equitable outcomes for all students

•           Experience creating a student-centered learning environment, including active and interactive learning

•           Research/Lab experience that includes working with students from diverse backgrounds 

•           Experience adopting inclusive approaches to mentoring

•           Has or is willing to obtain an appraisal and/or real estate license

•           Ability to engage in community and industry activities furthering the university's role in the field

•           Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively to support the Business Law department's expanding real estate program, which is currently growing both in student enrollment and class offerings

Application Deadline:

Screening of applications will begin September 25, 2023. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline; however, the position will remain open until filled.

How to Apply:

Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN online application. To apply and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link:

Applicants must submit a cover letter, CV, teaching statement (2 pages maximum), research statement (2 pages maximum), diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) statement (2 pages maximum), and the names and contact information of three references who have been in a supervisory position for the candidate and can address the candidate’s teaching, research, and service abilities to the website in the section above. In later stages of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide additional materials, including letters of recommendation, samples of teaching materials, publications, and verifications of terminal degrees, licenses, and certificates.

At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to work in the United States.

General Information:

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The person holding this position may be considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California.

CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Nondiscrimination Policy. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Cynthia Gomez at 818-677- 2905.

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