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JEL Classification:

F—International Economics

H—Public Economics

J—Labor and Demographic Economics

L—Industrial Organization

O—Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth        

Position number 0006347. The Department of Economics in Dedman College of Southern Methodist University (SMU) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level, effective August 1, 2023. We are interested in candidates with a strong research focus on International Trade, Public Economics, Development Economics, Industrial Organization, Labor Economics, or Political Economy. Ph.D. is required by August 1, 2023.  Candidates should upload their current curriculum vitae, a sample of recent research, and three letters of recommendation via interfolio [to be updated].  To ensure full consideration for the position, the application must be received by November 20, 2022, but the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. The committee will notify applicants of the employment decision after the position is filled. For additional information on this position send inquiries to Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.

The SMU Department of Economics is home to a passionate group of research active scholars. Economics is the second most popular major at SMU amongst undergraduates. We also maintain successful master’s and Ph.D. programs. We seek an innovative and inclusive educator and mentor for undergraduates and graduate students. For more information see .

SMU is a nationally-ranked, private, non-sectarian research institution located in one of the nation’s fastest growing metropolitan areas, researchers are part of an inclusive and intellectually vibrant community of internationally recognized scholars across the humanities, social sciences, mathematical sciences, engineering, and business. SMU offers excellent benefits including full same-sex domestic partner benefits. The City of Dallas is one of the nation’s most cosmopolitan commercial and cultural centers, and the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex is the fourth largest in the US. Dallas’ quality of life is exceptional, with a relatively low cost of living and a variety of housing options. A full range of professional sports teams, music venues, a lively and innovative restaurant scene, and more make Dallas an extremely livable city. Explore Dedman College at, and SMU at

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