Visiting Assistant Professor of Real Estate Finance-Lehigh University, Bethlehem Pa

Visiting Assistant Professor of Real Estate Finance
Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

The Perella Department of Finance at Lehigh University invites applications for a one-year full-time visiting assistant professor position to start in the Fall 2024 academic semester, with the possibility of a one-year renewal.


The ideal candidate will have a PhD with a specialization in Real Estate, Finance, or closely related discipline from an accredited university. Candidates may also be ABD (e.g., have completed all coursework towards a doctoral degree and be admitted to candidacy). Candidates must demonstrate the potential to conduct high quality research that is publishable in top-tier real estate and/or finance academic journals.


This is a fixed-term, non-tenure track, full-time position. The position requires teaching a 6-credit load per academic semester in the Fall and Spring semesters, respectively. Teaching will be in the area of real estate. The successful candidate is also expected to actively engage in research, including participation in departmental seminars and workshops, in addition to other activities supportive of the Goodman Center for Real Estate and the Finance Department, and their missions and goals, as assigned by the chair of the department.

College and Department

The College of Business has approximately 1,200 undergraduates, 450 graduate students, and 80 full-time faculty members. The undergraduate finance major at Lehigh University is the largest undergraduate major in terms of graduates produced each year. A significant number of our undergraduates proceed to careers on Wall Street and have succeeded very well there. We have a strong presence on Wall Street and this is complemented by our alumni group, the Lehigh University Wall Street Council. The department also participates in the MBA program as well as our MS in Financial Engineering Program jointly offered with the Mathematics, and Industrial Engineering Departments.


Founded in 1865, Lehigh University has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. Recognized among the nation's highly ranked research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for nearly 7,000 students. Lehigh University has some 5,000 undergraduates, 2,000 graduate students, and about 550 full-time faculty members. Lehigh University is located in Bethlehem, PA., a vibrant and historic area. Over 820,000 people live in the Lehigh Valley, which is in close proximity to New York City and Philadelphia.

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital or familial status, national or ethnic origin1 race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Lehigh University is committed to a culturally and intellectually diverse academic community and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to this mission. Lehigh University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award for promoting the careers of women in academic sciences and engineering ( and is among institutions of higher education recognized for excellence in diversity with the INSIGHT into Diversity HEED Award. Additional information about Lehigh's commitment to diversity and inclusion is available at Lehigh University provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including domestic partner benefits. More information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at: Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for following spouses/partners of newly hired faculty


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, please apply as early as possible. Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vita, and names and contact information for three references through ( For additional information please contact Dr. McKay Price, Perella Department of Finance, College of Business, Lehigh University, Rauch Business Center, 621 Taylor Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015; E-mail: [email protected]; Tel: 610.758.4787.

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