Department of Economics

SMU Department of Economics Job Openings

Robert H. and Nancy Dedman Endowed Chair

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Position No.50799.  The Department of Economics in Dedman College at SMU is seeking applications and nominations to fill the Robert H. and Nancy Dedman Endowed Chair effective January 1, 2016 or August 1, 2016. In addition to a Ph.D. in economics, the candidate should have an outstanding record of scholarly publications in prestigious economics journals, the ability to direct Ph.D. dissertations in the candidate’s field of expertise, and a record of excellence in teaching and involvement in university and departmental affairs.  The search is open to senior economists (Associate or Full Professor level) in any field; current associate and full professors are encouraged to apply.  The appointment comes with tenure. Candidates should submit curriculum vitae and cover letter to the online application site Nominations or materials received by August 31, 2015 will receive priority consideration; however, application review will begin immediately and applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. For additional information on this position send inquiries to For information on the SMU Department of Economics see

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Hiring is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.