Tenure Track Positions

Dedman College is accepting the following applications for tenured track positions to begin Spring or Fall 2020:

Chemistry.  Position No. 0050650. The Department of Chemistry at Southern Methodist University (SMU) invites nominations and applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position open to ALL AREAS of experimental chemistry starting August 1, 2020. Successful applicants will have an opportunity to be involved in shaping the expanding interdisciplinary reach of the department and applicants with synergistic and/or complementary research interests are sought. Creative and achievable ideas, intellectual strength, and interest in teaching PhD and undergraduate students are essential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and encourage applications from non-traditional paths. Applicants from under-represented groups are particularly encouraged to apply. While an appointment at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor is anticipated, extraordinary candidates at all levels will be considered. Applications must be submitted electronically in one single PDF file at http://apply.interfolio.com/64668  and should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and statement of teaching interests. Applicants should arrange to have three letters of recommendation to be uploaded using the Interfolio system. To ensure full consideration, the application must be received by October 1, 2019, but the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment. Questions may be directed to the Search Committee Chair Alex Lippert (alippert@smu.edu).  The Department of Chemistry at SMU values a friendly and collegial atmosphere to pursue creative and high impact research and train students to tackle the important technological challenges of tomorrow.  Visit us at https://www.smu.edu/chemistry.

Economics. Position numbers 006019 and 52727. The Department of Economics in Dedman College of Southern Methodist University (SMU) invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor effective August 1, 2020. Candidates with a few years’ experience at the Assistant Professor level are also encouraged to apply. Candidates should have a strong research focus in applied economics, broadly defined. We are particularly interested in candidates specializing in development, labor, health, environment/natural resource, empirical industrial organization, political economy, and urban economics. Exceptional candidates in other areas will also receive due consideration. Successful candidates will be able to contribute to both undergraduate and graduate teaching in core areas. Ph.D. is required by August 1, 2020.  Candidates should upload their current curriculum vitae, a sample of recent research, and three letters of recommendation to the American Economics Association job posting website https://www.aeaweb.org/joe/.  To ensure full consideration for the position, the application must be received by November 20, 2019, 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 eco@smu.edu.  For information on the SMU Department of Economics see http://smu.edu/economics/ .




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