Faculty Openings 2023-24

Employer
Southern Methodist University
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 14, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Arts, Art, Music, Performing Arts, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Management, Education, Counsellor Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Teacher Education, Humanities, History, Religion, Professional Fields, Law & Legal Studies, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Engineering, Geology & Earth Sciences, Mathematics, Physics & Space Sciences, Statistics, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

MULTIPLE POSITIONS

 

Southern Methodist University is accepting applications for faculty positions beginning Fall 2023

in the following schools:

SMU is seeking a number of faculty at all ranks to join our DATA SCIENCE CLUSTER to contribute to our research excellence in the areas of Technology-Enhanced Immersive Learning (TEIL), Health Analytics, and the Data Core. SMU is home to one of the fastest and most powerful academic supercomputers in the nation (ManeFrame III), which handles large volumes of sensing data as well as the ability to implement advanced algorithms for time-series analysis, data mining, and machine learning. Maneframe III has recently been upgraded to include an NVIDIA DGX SuperPod with a theoretical performance of 100 PFLOPS for AI calculations, which positions SMU as one of only two universities in the U.S. to have a DGX SuperPod. The Data Science Cluster will offer unique collaborative opportunities for faculty as SMU launches a new PhD in Data Science and expands research support within the Data Science Institute.

Professor and Department Chair of Applied Physiology and Sports Management –Tenured (Position #6313)

Education: Earned doctorate and/or post-doctoral training in a field aligned with Health Analytics (i.e., physiology, genomics, epidemiology, public health, kinesiology, or biomedical informatics Priority Review begins November 15, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/114180 Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with a program of research in a substantive area of health or sports health science that also contributes to the Health Analytics area of the Data Science cluster. Examples of methodologies and data analytic approaches with significant potential to enhance SMU’s capacity in Data Science include but are not limited to: computational modeling and machine learning applications; high-speed computing for analysis of large datasets; intensive mobile data collection and data sensing; and use of AI technology for assessment, intervention or treatment. The department chair will oversee an interdisciplinary department of clinical and tenure-line faculty with undergraduate and graduate programming.

Assistant Professor of Biology –Tenure Track (Position #50553)

Education: PhD or MD degree, postdoctoral experience, and a record of research excellence.Application Due Date: Priority Review begins November 1, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/112537 Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to individuals with research interests that broadly complement existing faculty research in the areas of neurobiology, immunology, cancer biology, developmental biology, epigenetics, biochemistry, or viral infectious diseases.   

Assistant Professors of Mathematics –Tenure Track (Two Positions #52760,6031) 

Education:  Ph.D. in mathematics or related discipline Application Due Date:  Review begins November 30, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/112541 Specialization: Successful candidates will be committed to interdisciplinary research and inclusive teachings.  These positions are part of a strategic cluster hire in Data Science allocated around three areas of focus: Data Core, Health Analytics, and Technology and Education. 

Assistant Professor of Psychological Clinical Studies – Tenure Track (Position #52695)

Education: Ph.D. in any area of psychology; however, preference will be given to applicants with Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology.  Ph.D. is required at the time of the appointment. Application Due Date: Review begins November 15,  2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/113069 Specialization: Seeking candidates with a program of research in a substantive area of clinical science that also contributes to the Health Analytics area of the Data Science cluster.  Substantive research areas of interest include, but are not limited to nosology/classification, etiology, measurement, prevention, and/or treatment of psychopathology; psychological aspects of physical health; risk or resiliency factors; and impact of societal problems on mental and/or physical health.

Assistant Professors of Statistics – Tenure Track (Two Positions #50297,6034) Education: Ph.D. required at the time of appointment Application Due Date: Review begins November 30, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/112531 Specialization: We seek scholars who have outstanding qualifications in statistics and a commitment to interdisciplinary research and inclusive teaching.  These positions are associated with a strategic cluster hire in Data Science.  Faculty are expected to teach in our statistics and data science programs to collaborate with faculty, as appropriate, in the other cluster areas.

Simmons School of Education & Human Development invites applications for 3 faculty positions in the TECHNOLOGY ENHANCE IMMERSIVE LEARNING (TEIL) CLUSTER.  The TEIL cluster focus areas include learning sciences, artificial intelligence, machine learning and technology-enhanced learning, assessment, and behavior change. One or more of the positions will also be affiliated with the Data Sciences cluster that has three areas of focus: Data Core, Health Analytics and Technology and Learning.

Full or Associate Professor of Teaching and Learning, TEIL Cluster – Tenured (Position #53260) Education:  Doctorate in field aligned with technology-enhanced immersive learning and teaching Application Due Date:  Review begins November 28, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/112668 Required Qualifications: Candidates should be internationally recognized scholars with strong records of empirical studies and external funding.  Candidates must demonstrate leadership experience and skills, a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusiveness, interdisciplinary research, excellence in teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses, ongoing service to professional organizations; mentorship of doctoral students and junior faculty, developing and/or sustaining collaborative partnerships and interdisciplinary initiatives.

Associate or Assistant Professor of Teaching and Learning, TEIL Cluster – Tenured or Tenure-Track (Position #53590) Education:  Doctorate in field aligned with technology-enhanced immersive learning and teaching Application Due Date:  Review begins November 28, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/112671 Required Qualifications: Candidates should be nationally recognized scholars with strong records of empirical studies and external funding.  Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusiveness, interdisciplinary research, excellence in teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses, ongoing service to professional organizations; mentorship of doctoral students and junior faculty, developing and/or sustaining collaborative partnerships and interdisciplinary initiatives.

Assistant Professor of Teaching and Learning, TEIL Cluster – Tenure Track (Position #52951) Education:  Doctorate in field aligned with technology-enhanced immersive learning and teaching Application Due Date:  Review begins November 28, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/112735 Required Qualifications: Candidates should be outstanding scholars with strong records of empirical studies and external funding.  Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusiveness, interdisciplinary research, excellence in teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses, ongoing service to professional organizations; mentorship of undergraduate and doctoral students, developing and/or sustaining collaborative partnerships and interdisciplinary initiatives.

 

Cox School of Business

Professor of Practice or Clinical Professor of Business Law – Non-Tenure Track (Position #51602) Education:  Juris Doctorate w/ active license in Texas Application Due Date: Review begins November 1, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/112608 Preferred Qualifications:  Candidate should exhibit promise for high quality teaching and scholarship.

Professor of Practice or Clinical Professor of BLI/MNO –Non-Tenure Track (Position #54062) Education:  Ph.D. in management or a related field by the start of employment Application Due Date: Review begins November 5, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/113546 Preferred Qualifications:  Candidates should demonstrate potential to teach undergraduate courses in management, business leadership, and business communications.  A proven track record of teaching undergraduate business classes is also preferred.

Professor of Practice of Finance – Non-Tenure Track (Three Positions #54061,54063,53476) Education:  Ph.D. in Finance or Economics Application Due Date: Review begins October 1, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/112615 Preferred Qualifications:  Candidate should exhibit promise for high quality instruction in courses across the Cox School’s programs, which include online teaching.

Assistant Professor of ITOM –Tenure Track (Position #49925) Education:  Graduate degrees in Information Systems, Business Analytics and/or Operations Management. Application Due Date: Review begins October 15, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/112487 Preferred Qualifications:  Candidate should exhibit promise for high quality instruction in courses across the Cox School’s programs, which include online teaching, and also include courses that are part of SMU’s Data Science programs.  We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in data management and data analytics.

Professor of Practice or Clinical Professor of ITOM –Non-Tenure Track (Position #50558) Education:  Graduate degrees in Information Systems or Operations Management; three-year experience teaching Operations Management courses at a university level. Application Due Date: Review begins October 15, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/114396 Preferred Qualifications:  PhD in Information Systems or Operations Management; established record of high-quality teaching at a university level; in-person and online teaching experience; demonstrated contributions to the field or industry.

Open Rank Professor of ITOM –Tenure Track/Tenured (Position #51617) Education:  Graduate degrees in Information Systems, Business Analytics and/or Operations Management. Application Due Date: Review begins October 15, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/112488 Preferred Qualifications:  Competitive applicants should have a PhD in Information Systems or Operations Management, an established record of high-quality research and evidence of effective teaching. Candidates seeking appointment as associate or full professor levels must also have strong publication record in premier academic journals as well as strong teaching record.

Professor of Practice or Clinical Professor of Management & Organization –Non-Tenure Track (Position #49941) Education:  Ph.D. in management or a related field by the start of employment; expertise to teach courses in management and leadership. Application Due Date:  Review begins November 1, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/113166 Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated potential to teach MBA and undergraduate courses in management and leadership as well as any of the following areas: change management, consulting, people analytics, strategic human resources management, diversity, ethics, and healthcare management; interest in making significant contributions to strategic delivery of undergraduate and graduate curriculum as well as the extracurricular program components (i.e., honors practicum, applied experiential learning, orientation, outside speakers, internships, and placement opportunities).

For further information contact:  olavarri@smu.edu

 

Dedman College

Clifford Matthews Chair in Geological Sciences (Earth Sciences) – Tenured (Position #50601) Education: Ph.D. is required Application Due Date: Review begins November 1, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/112659   Specialization: The successful candidate should have internationally recognized research programs in geochemistry, biogeochemistry or geology, including economic geology, that incorporate experimental/analytical stable isotope methods and build on existing departmental facilities and expertise.

Assistant Professor of Economics – Tenure Track (Position #6347) Education:  Ph.D. is required Application Due date:  Review begins November 1, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/111749 Specialization: The successful candidate should have a strong research focus on International Trade, Public Economics, Development Economics, Industrial Organization, Labor Economics, or Political Economy. 

Associate or Full Professor of History and Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Chair in History – Tenured (Position #5792) Education:  Ph.D. is required Application Due date: Review begins November 14, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/114459 Specialization:  A distinguished teacher-scholar in the field of Latin American history, in any area or period.  The department prefers Mexican history but encourages and will consider candidates from all fields of Latin American history.

Assistant Professor of Astrophysics / Cosmology (Physics) – Tenure Track (Position #5766) Education: Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, or a closely related field; postdoctoral experience; and a record of research excellence. Application Due Date: Review begins November 15, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/114634 Specialization: The successful candidate will develop a vigorous research program, supervise graduate students, and teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

Open Rank Professor of Experimental Particle Physics – Tenure Track/Tenured (Position #52906) Education: Ph.D.; postdoctoral experience; and a record of research excellence. Application Due Date: Review begins November 15, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/112655 Specialization: The successful candidate would be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, take a leadership position in one of the present research directions, and expand the SMU program in a manner coherent with the current focus.  The applicant would be expected to supervise graduate students and contribute to the program by pursuing relevant funding opportunities.

Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor of Psychology – Non-Tenure Track (Position #6277) Education: Ph.D. from PCSAS- or APA-accredited clinical psychology program & licensed psychologist (or eligible) in Texas. Application Due Date: Review begins November 1, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/114709 Specialization: Applicants must have experience in psychological services and supervision and a demonstrated commitment to the clinical science training model. The clinical director will be responsible for the operations of the clinic, including practicum instruction and supervision of clinical science PhD students, clinic administration, coordination of student clinical practicum internal and external to the clinic, recruitment and oversight of clinical supervisors, and adherence to ethical and legal standards of professional conduct and APA accreditation standards.

 

Lecturer of Religious Studies – Non-Tenure Track (Position #5732) Education: Ph.D. in Religious Studies or related field at the time of appointment Application Due Date: Review begins November 1, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/114520 Specialization: The successful candidate will have the ability to teach courses on Religion and Gender, Women and Islam, Social Scientific methodologies, and courses that would contribute to the minor in Asian Studies; experience mentoring culturally diverse students; interest in contributing to a robust graduate program in Religious Studies and broader culture of excellent teaching the department and on campus.

 For further information, see:

http://www.smu.edu/Dedman/FacultyAndStaff/FacultyandStaffRecruitment

 

Dedman School of Law

 

Assistant Professors of Law –Tenure Track (Two Positions #6285-Contracts, Two Positions #6008-Property, One Position #5719-Professional Responsibility) – Total of five positions.Education:  J.D. Application Due Date: Review began October 1, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/110620 Preferred Qualifications:  We will consider candidates who are both experienced and beginning teachers with excellent legal credentials and scholarly distinction or promise. 

 

Lyle School of Engineering

 

Clinical Assistant Professors of Computer Science – Non-Tenure Track (Two Positions #52678,53370) Education:  Ph.D. in Computer Science or related discipline is required by time of appointment Application Due Date: Review begins November 1, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/113300 Specialization:  Candidates are expected to demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching across the CS curriculum, including but not limited to, networks and distributed computing, AI/machine learning, operating systems, cybersecurity, data structure, algorithms, programming languages, database, and cloud computing.

 

Meadows School of the Arts

 

Executive in Residence of Advertising – Non-Tenure Track (Position #52457)Education:  Graduate degree in advertising, marketing, or related fields Application Due Date:  Review begins October 23, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/112469 Specialization: The ideal candidate will have a high profile in the advertising industry, with a significant career in a top, national media market; currency with professional specializations and fluency in digital practice; ability to work closely with the professional community to provide students both theoretical and practical exposure to advertising; ability to mentor culturally diverse students.  Relevant experience in data science and emerging technologies (AI, machine learning, AR/VR) is desired.  Experience with college teaching or professional training preferred.

Research Director and Open Rank Research Professor (CCPA) – Non-Tenure Track (Position #5777) SMU Data Arts - Department of Corporate Communications and Public Affairs Education:  Ph.D. is required at time of appointment Application Due Date:  Review begins November 1, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/112739 Specialization: Candidates should have an established track-record publishing research articles in top academic journals.  The successful candidate will be an energetic self-started who will have excellent analytic, leadership, communication, and organizational skills.

Artist in Residence of Dance – Non-Tenured (Position #6335) Education:  Terminal degree or equivalent professional performing and teaching experience Application Due Date: Review begins December 13, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/112482 Specialization: Candidates should have University level teaching and expertise in one other area of dance related studies such as dance history, hance videography, kinesiology, or somatic practices in desirable buy not required.

Professor of Practice of Film and Media Arts – Non-Tenured (Position #50883) Education:  M.F.A., Ph.D., or equivalent in Film or Video Production or a similarly relevant field is required Application Due Date: Review began October 11, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/112493 Specialization: Teaching will primarily cover all level of undergraduate courses in narrative film and media production, as well as specialized courses in the candidate’s particular area(s) of expertise and interest.

Professor of Practice of Film and Media Arts – Non-Tenured (Position #52699) Education:  M.F.A., Ph.D., or equivalent in Film Production, Screenwriting, Creative Writing, or similarly relevant field is required at time of appointment Application Due Date: Review began October 11, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/112491 Specialization: Teaching will primarily cover all level of undergraduate courses in screenwriting, as well as specialized courses in the candidate’s particular area(s) of expertise and interest.

Tenured Professor of Music and Director of Orchestral Studies - Tenured (Position #50605) Education:  Master of Music degree or equivalent professional experience Application Due Date:  Review begins November 28, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/114686 Required Qualifications: Candidates should have an established national/international reputation as an orchestra conductor and teacher; fluency with a wide range of repertoire, including new music, global genres, and the Western canon.  Proven record of successful teaching in a school or conservatory of music with a university setting is preferred.

Tenured Professor of Music and Director of Orchestral Studies - Tenured (Position #50605) Education:  Master of Music degree or equivalent professional experience Application Due Date:  Review begins November 28, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/114686 Required Qualifications: Candidates should have an established national/international reputation as an orchestra conductor and teacher; fluency with a wide range of repertoire, including new music, global genres, and the Western canon.  Proven record of successful teaching in a school or conservatory of music with a university setting is preferred.

Artist in Residence of Piano (Music) – Non-Tenure Track (Position #6327) Education:  Master of Music degree or equivalent professional experience; ten years of professional performance/academic experience Application Due Date:  Review begins November 28, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/114689 Required Qualifications: Candidates should have a proven record of successful teaching in a School or Conservatory of Music with a university setting.  Qualifications will determine rank and compensation.

Professor of Practice – Costume Design / Theater – Non-Tenure Track (Position #6292) Education:  M.F.A. in costume design is preferred, but a bachelor’s degree and professional or teaching experience are also encouraged to apply. Application Due Date:  Review begins December 15, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/112570 Specialization: The ideal candidate should be an experienced professional costume designer whose work is firmly grounded in praxis and not theory.  External creative-research activity as a professional designer in local, regional, or national theatres is essential.

For further information contact: bhmoore@mail.smu.edu

 

Simmons School of Education

Clinical Assistant Professor in Applied Physiology and Sport Management (Position #53259) Education: Completed requirements for a doctoral or other terminal degree in Sport Management or an appropriate and closely related discipline Application Due Date: Review begins December 15, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/112665 Specialization: The ideal candidate will have experience teaching courses across multiple sport management topics; Sport Data & Analytics, Sport Finance, Revenue in Sport, and courses of a specific area of expertise such as Legal and Ethical Aspects of Fitness and Sport; Sport Law, and Ethics in Sport; U.S. sports industry experience; industry-relevant sport scholarly research/ contacts and/or demonstrated collaborations with the U.S. sports industry.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Counseling – Non-Tenure Track (Position #53313) Education:  Doctorate in counseling or counselor education (Ph. D. or Ed.D.) from a CACREP-accredited program Application Due Date:  Review begins November 15, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/114715 Required Qualifications: The responsibilities included teaching counseling related courses and/or related topics with specific emphasis on LGBTQ+ affirmative therapy and/or school counseling, diversity, addiction/substance abuse, research, statistics; academic advising and clinical supervision; service to the School and University

Open Rank Professor in Education Policy and Leadership – Tenured (Position #53096) Education:  Doctorate in education leadership, policy, administration, or a related field Application Due Date:  Review begins November 1, 2022* http://apply.interfolio.com/112667" href="http://apply.interfolio.com/112667" target="_blank">http://apply.interfolio.com/112667 Required Qualifications: Candidates should maintain an active research agenda, seeking external funding, teaching courses in the Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) and Master of Education programs, advising Ed.D. dissertations, and providing service to the program, department, college, university, and community.

SMU 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, accessequity@smu.edu.

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

*Applications will continue to be accepted until position is filled. 

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