The Steers Center for Global Real Estate (“Center”) with Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business seeks an innovative thinker to serve as the inaugural A. James Clark Chair in Global Real Estate. The successful candidate will oversee the newly created Steers Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Solutions Group which is a distinct business unit within the Center that uses a private sector mindset to translate knowledge through research in the field of ESG into practical solutions for the global commercial real estate industry.
The Clark Chair is a tenured/tenure track faculty position that is open to applications from a range of fields including (but not limited to) real estate, economics, finance, accounting, marketing, operations, strategy, ethics and public policy. The successful candidate must have a genuine and demonstrable interest in exploring the intersection of the built environment and issues of environment, social and governance.
The successful candidate has the incredible opportunity to build an ESG-focused research program into a leading global program within one of the most rapidly developing and opportunity-rich fields in commercial real estate. Strong financial support coupled with active alumni participation, collegial faculty and bright Georgetown University students will provide the successful candidate with a wealth of resources. We seek candidates who will begin on or before Fall 2022.
The Chair has been funded by a generous endowment from the A. James and Alice B. Clark Foundation while the ESG Solutions Group has also been provided with substantial seed capital from the Steers Center for Global Real Estate.
ABOUT GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY’s MCDONOUGH SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
Located in Washington, D.C., Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business offers unparalleled access to the world's business, policy, and thought leaders. The school, which attracts faculty and students from around the world, is committed to providing a transformational educational experience, preparing students to become principled leaders with a global mindset and to be in service to business and society. The school's undergraduate, MBA, Executive MBA, and specialized programs provide solid grounding in all the core management disciplines, with an emphasis on the global, ethical, and political environment of business.
Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Successful applicants will have a Ph.D. or appropriate terminal degree and university teaching experience, with excellent teaching evaluations. Evidence of excellent teaching at the MBA level is desired but not required. Experience in course and/or curriculum development and innovation, as well as experience teaching at the undergraduate business and executive levels, is also desirable. Prior experience and/or interest in leading an academic research center with strong ties to the business community is highly desirable.
Submit your cover letter, CV, one to three of your best publications, a summary of teaching evaluations, relevant syllabi, and any other supporting materials you desire to send (including letters of recommendation if desired, although they are not required), to interfolio http://apply.interfolio.com/85570. You may also submit questions about the position to this email address: Matthew.Cypher@georgetown.edu.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.