Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Real Estate

The Wharton School’s Real Estate Department is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at any level: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.  The Real Estate Department is seeking candidates with backgrounds in applied economics, finance, or related disciplines who are capable of making significant contributions both in their broader areas as well as in the fields of real estate economics/finance or urban economics.  A commitment to excellent teaching in real estate also is required.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. (expected completion by June 30, 2020 is acceptable) from an accredited institution and have an outstanding research record or potential.  The appointment is expected to begin July 1, 2019. 

Information about the real estate program at Wharton can be found at:  and at   

Applications, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, and recent publications or working papers, should be submitted on-line beginning August 1st at:

Junior-level candidates should also include contact information for three references who will be asked to submit letters of recommendation.  We encourage early submission of applications, as they will be reviewed until the position is filled. 


Professor Gilles Duranton


Real Estate Department

The Wharton School

University of Pennsylvania

1470 Steinberg-Dietrich Hall

3620 Locust Walk

Philadelphia, PA 19104.6302

The University of Pennsylvania is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.