Southern Methodist University — Clara R. and Leo F. Corrigan, Sr. Endowed Chair in Real Estate

Faculty Position # 49949 in Real Estate

SMU’s Cox School of Business invites applications for a tenure track appointment in Real Estate. The ideal candidate should provide evidence of high quality research and teaching. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in finance, real estate, urban economics or a related field. The committee will consider candidates at all levels (Assistant, Associate, Full, and Endowed Chair). The Real Estate Department offers courses in the School’s BBA, MBA and MS programs. The position will begin Fall 2019.

The Cox School is a nationally ranked business school located in Dallas, Texas, the premier business center in the US Southwest. ( The Real Estate Department has a well-respected faculty and excellent relations with the corporate and business community, providing a unique and exciting environment for high-quality research. The Real Estate Department is further supported by the Folsom Institute for Real Estate within the Cox School.  The Institute supports research and the real estate academic programs at both the BBA and MBA levels, and its mission is supported by an executive advisory board of over 100 industry leaders who collaborate with the Institute’s staff and Cox School faculty to guide the direction and efforts of the program. Members of the Institute board contribute on an annual basis to support the operational budget of the Institute, which provides the resources necessary to carry out the Institute’s mission of creating a nationally recognized academic center for the study of real estate. The School offers a collegial working environment, generous faculty support and outstanding facilities. The DFW Metroplex has a relatively low cost of living as well as myriad cultural and recreational activities.

The ideal candidate should have a Ph.D. in a related field, a strong publications record in the top finance and economics journals and a national reputation for high quality research, and be able to demonstrate a record of high quality teaching. The Finance Department offers courses in the School’s BBA, MBA, MS and EMBA programs. The position will begin Fall 2019.

Applicants should provide a curriculum vitae, examples of written work, three letters of reference, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Priority will be given to applications received by November 1, 2018 although the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Please apply at

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Hiring is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a background check.