Post-Doctorate Research Fellow in Real Estate

Post-Doctorate Research Fellow in Real Estate

Job Description & Qualification

The Stuart Handler Department of Real Estate of the UIC’s College of Business Administration is seeking post-doctoral fellows who are interested in Real Estate research. We provide a supportive, vibrant, and productive research environment. In addition to engaging in research, the successful candidate will be expected to teach one undergraduate course in Real Estate.  The position entails an opportunity to work with leading researchers and industry professionals at UIC and in the Chicago area.

The Department of Real Estate (established in 2020) is the newest addition to the College of Business Administration. The department offers undergraduate students a Major and Minor in Real Estate. Further information about the department is available at

Compensation will be based on academic qualifications and demonstrated research promise. The start of employment is anticipated to be August 16, 2024.

Application Procedure

Applications will be reviewed immediately and will be accepted until January 2, 2024.

All applicants must apply via the UIC Job Board:

The application requires a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a teaching portfolio that includes a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, a diversity statement, and two reference letters. Only complete applications will be considered.

Our goal is to attract world-class faculty to enrich the educational experience of our bright and motivated students. UIC is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. UIC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidate’s successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered. Additional information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments may be provided as applicable during the hiring process.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit

About the University

UIC is the largest public university in Chicago with a prime location just minutes away from the bustling downtown “Loop” and beautiful Lake Michigan. Spread across a 240-acre campus, UIC boasts a student body of about 34,000 students who make it the most diverse university in the Midwest. With research expenditures surpassing $446 million in FY 2021, UIC is designated as a Carnegie Doctoral Research University (R1 - Very High Research Activity). 

UIC has been recognized as one of the top 25 public universities in the U.S. and one of the Top 10 Best Value Universities according to the 2021 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education World University Rankings. With accreditation from AACSB, UIC Business is the largest provider of undergraduate business education in Chicago and offers various programs, including full-time, evening, and Saturday MBA programs, five specialized master's programs, and five PhD programs. The undergraduate business program has been ranked as the #1 program in Chicago by U.S. News & World Report. UIC Business has a student population of 2,800 undergraduate students, 700 master's students, and 40 PhD students.

Since 2010, UIC has been federally designated as a Minority-Serving Institution (MSI), specifically an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI). Additionally, in 2016, UIC was designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI). These designations allow UIC to apply for future grant opportunities allocated for MSI, AANAPISI, and HSI institutions under Titles III and V of the Higher Education Act.

For more information about the department, college, and university, please visit our website at

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