Dedman College is accepting the following applications for tenured positions to begin Fall 2014:
Biological Sciences. Position No. 6024. The Department of Biological Sciences at SMU invites applications for the position of Departmental Chair, starting in August 2014. The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. degree, a strong record of academic achievement and extramural funding, experience in graduate student education, and enthusiasm for mentoring faculty. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will lead a transformation of the department into one with a strong emphasis in Systems Biology. This effort will include the hiring of several additional faculty members, including at least one endowed chair, and the creation of a vibrant Systems group that will also complement existing departmental strengths. Resources available include high-performance computing facilities and opportunities for interdisciplinary interactions with faculty conducting relevant research in other departments. For further information please visit our website (http://smu.edu/biology). Applicants at the Associate and Full Professor levels will be considered. Applications may be submitted electronically or by letter, and should include a statement of interest, curriculum vita, and the names and contact information for three professional references. To ensure full consideration, the application must be received by December 1, 2013, but the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Applications should be sent to Steven Vik, Department of Biological Sciences, Southern Methodist University, P.O. Box 750376, Dallas, Texas 75275 or to email@example.com.
Economics. Position No. 00053512. The Department of Economics in Dedman College at SMU is seeking applications and nominations to fill the Ruth and Kenneth Altshuler Centennial Interdisciplinary Professor of Cities, Regions, and Globalization effective Fall 2014. In addition to a Ph.D. in economics, the candidate should have an outstanding record of scholarly publications. Candidates with research interests in urban and regional economics will receive the highest priority but candidates whose research interests include globalization, growth, or immigration will also be considered. This is an interdisciplinary position with a primary home in the Department of Economics. Candidates should have an interest in working across disciplines, building relationships with the larger Dallas community, and participating in the activities of SMU’s newly established Interdisciplinary Institute. The appointment comes with tenure. Candidates should submit curriculum vitae and cover letter to the online application site http://econjobmarket.org. Nominations or material received by November 30, 2013 will receive priority consideration though applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. For additional information on this position send inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org. For information on the SMU Department of Economics see http://smu.edu/economics/.
Mathematics. Position No. 00050961. Applications are invited for the Clements Chair of Mathematics to begin in the fall semester of 2014. The department is searching for senior scholars with outstanding records of research in computational and applied mathematics as well as a strong commitment to teaching, including an established history of advising doctoral students. We are seeking candidates whose interests align with those of the department and who would contribute in a substantial way to the university’s initiatives in high performance computing and interdisciplinary research. Ph.D. required at the time of appointment. The Department of Mathematics offers graduate degrees in Computational and Applied Mathematics and includes 16 tenured or tenure-track faculty researchers, all of whom work in application areas. Visit http://www.smu.edu/math/ for more information. To apply send a letter of application with a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, research and teaching statements, and the names of three references to: The Faculty Search Committee, Department of Mathematics, Southern Methodist University, P.O. Box 750156, Dallas, Texas, 75275-0156. The Search Committee can also be contacted by sending e-mail to email@example.com. (Tel: (214)768-2452; Fax: (214)768-2355).Applications received by November 1, 2013 will receive full consideration, but will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants will be notified when the search is concluded. SMU, a private university with active graduate and undergraduate programs in the sciences and engineering, is situated in a quiet residential section of Dallas. The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is America's fourth largest metropolitan area, and residents enjoy access to world-class cultural and entertainment activities.
Maguire University Professorship of Ethics. Position number 00050938. Southern Methodist University invites applications and nominations for a senior scholar in ethics to assume the Maguire University Professorship of Ethics. The chair is one of two University professorships in ethics whose holder reports directly to the Provost. The incumbent’s specialization can be in any area of ethics. In addition to her/his own research, the chairholder’s responsibilities include teaching undergraduates, having opportunities to work with graduate and professional students, working with a strong group of ethicists on campus, and serving as a member of the board of the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility. The chairholder may interact with other centers on campus such as the George W. Bush Presidential Center and the John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies, and contribute to interdisciplinary work on campus and in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The successful candidate should be an internationally recognized scholar with a distinguished record in research, publication, and teaching. Nominations or letters of application, including curriculum vitae and list of references should be submitted by November 1, 2013, to: Professor Peter K. Moore, Chair, Maguire Chair Search Committee, Southern Methodist University, P.O. Box 750235, Dallas, Texas 75275-0317. The appointment begins fall 2014. To ensure full consideration for the position, the application must be postmarked by November 1, 2013, but the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. The committee will notify applicants of the decision after the position is filled.
SMU will not discriminate in any employment practice, education program or educational activity on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. SMU’s commitment to equal opportunity includes nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.