Department of Mathematics


Position No. 00050961. Applications are invited for the Clements Chair of Mathematics to begin in the fall semester of 2017.  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, data science and interdisciplinary research. In addition we expect the Clements Chair to provide leadership in the further development of our graduate and undergraduate programs.

The Department of Mathematics offers graduate degrees in Computational and Applied Mathematics and includes 17 tenured or tenure-track faculty researchers, all of whom work in application areas. Visit 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 (Tel: (214)768-2452; Fax: (214)768-2355).

Applications received by January 15, 2017 will receive full consideration, but will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.  A Ph.D. in applied mathematics or a related field is required.  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.

Southern Methodist University will not discriminate in any program or activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and expression.  The Executive Director for Access and Equity/Title IX Coordinator is designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies and may be reached at the Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-768-3601, 

Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.