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Lecturer in Real Estate / Real Estate Finance and Economics
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF41061/41065

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 05/06/2022

Job live date: 19/04/2022

Salary: £42,149 to £51,800 per annum

Employment type: AR-Academic (Lecturer)

Department: Henley Business School

Division: Real Estate & Planning

Hours per week: 1.0 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Full time, Permanent

Henley Business School (University of Reading) is seeking to appoint 4 new academic faculty members at different levels to strengthen our world-leading department of Real Estate and Planning in this new phase of expansion:

Particularly for the 2 Lecturer (Assistant Professor) positions, we are seeking scholars with ambitious goals who are willing to contribute to a significant improvement in our already excellent global ranking. These posts are aimed at active researchers with a strong publication trajectory, interested in carrying out internationally recognized research. We provide the environment for researchers to work both collaboratively and individually. We have a vibrant student community (incl. 20+ PhD students), and the successful candidate will teach and lead modules, across a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. We have also recently added an ExecEd offer, with opportunities to engage with business and policy makers.

As our teaching approach is normally research led, we welcome applicants with research interest in the following areas (among others):

  • Real Estate Finance
  • Valuation of real estate assets and financial products
  • Corporate Finance with focus on real estate
  • Commercial real estate markets and assets
  • Asset Pricing with focus on real estate
  • Sustainability
  • Household Finance / Mortgage Finance
  • Development appraisal and finance
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Pricing of optionality features

The best candidates will have:

  • A PhD, or be near completion of a PhD in Real Estate, Finance, Economics, or Management
  • The ability to carry out and effectively communicate internationally recognized research
  • The drive and skills to sustain high quality teaching

Key documents in your online application

  • A Supporting Statement including:

    • Why you are applying for this position and what makes you an outstanding candidate.

    • How you will contribute to the Department of Real Estate and Planning and Henley Business School

    • A concise research statement with your short- and long-term plans

  • A Curriculum Vitae (CV), including a publication record and teaching experience.

  • Separate to your online application please email one lead published article / job market paper as an example of research quality (in PDF format) to before the closing date.

Please refer to the job description at the end of this page for further details.

Presentations to be held on 16 June. Interviews to be held on 17 June. 

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Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Department Administrator

Contact role:

Head of Real Estate and Planning

Contact name:

Abbie Chessell

Contact name:

Gianluca Marcato

Contact phone:

+44 118 378 3616

Contact phone:

+44 (0) 118 378 8178

Contact email:

Contact email:

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. By reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship may be possible under the Skilled Worker Route.  Applicants should ensure that they are able to meet the points requirement under the PBS.  There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.


The closing date for this job has now passed.


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