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Southern Methodist University is accepting applications for faculty positions beginning Fall 2024

in the schools/area listed below:

 

SMU’s Urban Research Faculty Cluster offers opportunities for rich interdisciplinary connections among new and existing SMU faculty. The cluster fosters research on cities and urbanization from local and global perspectives. SMU’s location in Dallas, the fourth largest metropolitan area in the country, is an ideal setting for studying the opportunities and inequities that individuals, groups, and communities confront as they navigate and shape urban life. To build on existing strengths in community-engaged research, Southern Methodist University announces eight new faculty positions for the 2023-2024 academic year. The multi-faculty hire is the fourth cluster in recent years and contributes to an ambitious program to develop large-scale collaborative projects responding to some of humankind’s most daunting challenges.  To learn more, check out https://www.smu.edu/Dedman/Research/Clusters .

 

Assistant Professor of Anthropology – Tenure Track (Position #5773)

Education:  Ph.D. in Anthropology or related field

Application Due date:  Review begins October 15, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/128525

Specialization: The successful candidate should have a strong research focus on Medical Anthropology or related fields in Health and Society. Experience with or an interest in community-engaged research in urban areas is desirable; interest in making significant contributions to graduate programs; publications in peer-reviewed journals, conference presentations, and invited talks. This position is part of eight tenure-line positions associated with SMU’s faculty cluster in urban research, offering opportunities for rich interdisciplinary connections among SMU faculty.  

 

Assistant Professor of Dance (Theoretical Studies Scholar) – Tenure Track (Position #23399)

Education: M.A., M.F.A., or Ph.D., or equivalent degree in Dance

Application Due Date: Review begins January 1, 2024* http://apply.interfolio.com/128741

Specialization: The successful candidate must have previous experience teaching dance history, analysis and criticism, and/or dance composition. This position offers opportunities for rich interdisciplinary connections among new and existing SMU faculty.

 

Assistant Professor of English (Urban Cluster) – Tenure Track (Position #50582)

Education:  Completed Ph.D. in English or a directly related area by the time of appointment

Application Due date:  November 1, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/128553

Specialization: African American literature, which may include Afro-Caribbean, Afro- Brazilian, Black Feminism, or other fields of the African Diaspora.

 

Assistant Professors of Economics (Urban Cluster) – Tenure Track (Position #50361)

Education: Ph.D. in Economics or related field

Application Due Date: Review begins November 15, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/128547

Specialization: The successful candidate must have a strong research focus in all areas of economics, but particularly macroeconomics, microeconomic theory, international economics, and urban economics.

 

Open Rank Professor in Higher Education – Tenure Track/Tenure (Position #53750)

Education:  Doctorate in education leadership, policy, administration, or a related field

Application Due Date:  Review begins October 11, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/132455

Required Qualifications: Candidates should maintain an active research agenda, seeking external funding, teaching courses in two or more of the following: public policy, research methods and evaluation, or organizational theory and governance.

 

Assistant Professor of Philosophy – Tenure Track (Position #6273)

Education: Ph.D. in Philosophy or related field

Application Due Date: Review begins November 1, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/128556

Specialization: This position is part of a cluster hire in urban research, which aims to address some of the challenges and opportunities of cities in the 21st Century.  Specifically, courses covering topics of immigration, poverty and economic justice, race and racism, racial justice, environmental justice, public health, housing equity, policing, technology, etc.

 

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies (Urban Religions) – Tenure Track (Position #53620)

Education: Ph.D. in Religious Studies or related field

Application Due Date: Review begins November 1, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/128579

Specialization: The successful candidate will have the ability to teach courses

on religion in urban American or other urban global contexts, and topics related to religion

and intersectional identities, social scientific and/or cultural approaches to the study of religion.

 

Open Rank Professor and Department Chair in Sociology –Tenure (Position #53170)

Education:  Ph.D., and at lest 3 years of administrative experience

Application Due Date:  Review begins October 30, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/112539

Required Qualifications: Ability to contribute courses towards the Markets & Cultures major.  Experience teaching & mentoring diverse students. Applicants are particularly encouraged to apply if they can contribute to the university's larger cluster hires in data sciences or urban studies.  Faculty searches for urban studies are being conducted in the departments of Anthropology, Economics, Education, Political Science, Religious Studies, among others. 

 

Cox School of Business

 

Clinical Professors / Professors of Practice of Finance – Non-Tenure Track (Three Positions #’s 54061, 54058, 53824)

Education:  Graduate degree in Finance or related field such as Economics or Accounting; one-year experience teaching finance courses at a university level

Application Due date:  Review begins October 1, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/127517

Specialization: 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 6, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/128768

Preferred Qualifications:  Competitive applicants should have a PhD in Information Systems, Business Analytics 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.

 

For further information contact:  olavarri@smu.edu

 

Dedman College

 

Assistant Professor of Anthropology – Tenure Track (Position #50064)

Education:  Ph.D. in Anthropology or related field

Application Due date:  Review begins October 15, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/128526

Specialization: The successful candidate should have a strong research focus on economic anthropology, political economy, and/or other aspects of modern economies; interest in making significant contributions to graduate programs; publications in peer-reviewed journals, conference presentations, and invited talks.

 

Assistant Professor of Chemistry (All Areas of Chemistry) – Tenure Track (Position #51413)

Education:  Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field

Application Due date:  Review begins October 15, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/128540

Specialization: The successful candidate should have a track record of outstanding research and peer-reviewed publications. Effective teaching, mentoring and service that includes PhD students, postdocs, and undergraduates.

 

Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Theoretical/Computational) – Tenure Track (Position #50554)

Education:  Ph.D. in Chemistry or field related to theoretical chemistry

Application Due date:  Review begins October 15, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/128541

Specialization: The successful candidate should have a track record of outstanding research and peer-reviewed publications. Effective teaching, mentoring and service that includes PhD students, postdocs, and undergraduates.

 

Lecturer of Earth Sciences – Non-Tenure Track (Position #51161)

Education:  Ph.D. in some discipline of geology

Application Due date:  Review begins October 31, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/132086

Specialization: Candidates with interest in pedagogy and curricular issues related to the earth sciences for undergraduates are encouraged to apply.

 

Assistant Professors of Economics – Tenure Track (Two Positions)

Macroeconomics (Position #53622); Information Economics (Position #53657)

Education: Ph.D. in Economics or related field

Application Due Date: Review begins November 15, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/128547

Specialization: The successful candidate must have a strong research focus in all areas of economics, but particularly macroeconomics, microeconomic theory, international economics, and urban economics.

 

Assistant Professor Physics (Astrophysics / Cosmology) – Tenure Track (Position #52601)

Education: Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, or a closely related field

Application Due Date: Review begins October 20, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/132829

Specialization: The successful candidate will develop a vigorous research program, supervise graduate students, and teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

 

Open Rank Professor Physics (Experimental Particle) – Tenure Track/Tenure (Position #52906)

Education: Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, or a closely related field

Application Due Date: Review begins October 15, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/133083

Specialization: We especially encourage candidates who are currently active in an LHC

experiment, and who can leverage the substantial resources.

The successful candidate is expected to be successful in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

 

Associate/Full Professor of Clinical Psychological Science – Tenured (Position No. 6336)

Education:  Ph.D. in psychology is required

Application Due date:  December 8, 2023*  http://apply.interfolio.com/128558.

Specialization:  Specific area of research is open if it is within psychological clinical science. Substantive research areas of particular interest include: (1) nosology/classification, etiology, measurement, prevention, and/or treatment of psychopathology (broadly defined); (2) diversity science (broadly defined) (3) risk or resiliency factors (broadly defined); (4) impact of societal problems (e.g., violence, racism) on mental and/or physical health.

 

Open Rank Professor of Statistics & Data Science – Tenure Track/Tenured (Position #5748)

Education: Ph.D. in Statistical Science or related field

Application Due Date: Review begins November 27, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/128580

Specialization: Candidates with outstanding qualifications in statistics and data science and a commitment to interdisciplinary research and inclusive teaching are encouraged to apply.  This position is part of a strategic cluster hire.  Faculty will teach in our statistics and data science programs and collaborate with faculty in other cluster areas.

 

Postdoctoral Position in Biological Sciences – (Position #53946)

Education: Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent

Application Due Date:  Open* http://apply.interfolio.com/126337

Specialization:  Highly motivated and capable of working independently with a strong background in neurosciences, molecular biology techniques (including protein and RNA work), and/or mouse behavioral analysis.

 

Postdoctoral Position in Oral History for Center for Presidential History – (Position #53608)

Education:  Completed requirements for Ph.D.

Application Due Date:  August 1, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/127660

Specialization:  All fields, topics, time periods in U.S. History, particularly those with academic and practical expertise in the field of oral history.

 

Postdoctoral Positions in Chemistry - (Position #’s 54980 & 52467)

Education:  Completed requirements for a doctoral degree in chemistry or related field by start date

Application Due Date:  Open* http://apply.interfolio.com/131046

Specialization:  Qualified candidates from multiple backgrounds (e.g., chemistry, physics, computer science, mathematics) are welcome to apply.

 

Postdoctoral Positions in Chemistry – (Position #’s 52516 & 53660)

Education:  Completed requirements for a doctoral degree in Chemistry or related field by start date

Application Due Date:  Open* http://apply.interfolio.com/131197

Specialization:  Qualified candidates from multiple backgrounds (e.g., chemistry, physics, computer science, mathematics) are welcome to apply.

 

Postdoctoral Fellow in Earth Sciences (Seismotectonics/Paleoseismology) – (Position #54975)

Education:  Ph.D. in Earth Science, Geology, Seismology, Geophysics or related field

Application Due Date: September 15, 2023*  http://apply.interfolio.com/130300

Specialization:  Experience with analysis and interpretation of multichannel seismic reflection data (marine and/or land); Experience with analysis of desiment cores; command of Matlab or Python programming languages and version control.

 

Postdoctoral Positions in Mathematics – (Position #’s 54983 & 54984)

Education:  Candidates must have a Ph.D.

Application Due Date:  Review begins September 18, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/130840

Specialization:  Expertise in one or more high-performance computing, numerical analysis, and simulation of differential equations.

Postdoctoral Position in High Energy Particle Physics – (Position #53639)

Education:  Completed requirements for a doctoral degree in physics or related field

Application Due Date:  Review begins October 6, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/131874

Specialization:  Experience in particle physics research with the ATLAS or CMS detectors at the LHC.

 

Postdoctoral Fellow in Physics – (Position #54974)  

Education:  Completed requirements for a doctoral degree in physics or related field

Application Due Date: Review begins September 30, 2023*  http://apply.interfolio.com/130848

Specialization:  Interest in making significant contributions to graduate programs and mentorship of students; research which has led to publication in refereed journals and/or international venues; Experience in VHDL/Verilog.

 

For further information, see:

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

 

Dedman School of Law

 

Open Rank Professors of Law –Tenure Track/Tenure (Five Positions)

Open Rank Professor Nat’l Res/Energy Law (Position #52842) http://apply.interfolio.com/127529

Intellectual Property (Position #50642) http://apply.interfolio.com/128121

Constitutional Law (Position #6353) http://apply.interfolio.com/127528

Labor & Employment (Position #53424) http://apply.interfolio.com/128119

Bankruptcy, Commercial, & Int’l Business (Position #50369) http://apply.interfolio.com/127530

Education:  J.D.

Application Due Date: Review began October 1, 2023*

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

 

Endowed Department Chairs and Full Professors – Tenured (Three Positions)

Computer Science (Position #52945) http://apply.interfolio.com/127501

Electrical and Computer Engineering (Position #5746) http://apply.interfolio.com/127509

Mechanical Engineering (Position #51687) http://apply.interfolio.com/127510

Education: PhD in the appropriate or closely related discipline

Application Due Date: Review begins October 30, 2023*

Specialization:  Candidates are expected to demonstrate experience commensurate with the rank of full professor.

 

Open Rank Professor in Quantum Science and Engineering – Tenure Track/Tenure (Position #5781)

Education: Ph.D. in engineering disciplines represented in the school or in related areas

Application Due Date: Review begins October 30, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/128171  Specialization: Embark on the forefront of quantum engineering, a realm poised for unprecedented

growth.

 

Open Rank Professors in AI-Powered Digital Engineering – Tenure Track/Tenure (Position #’s 52263 & 53247)

Education: Ph.D. in engineering disciplines represented in the school or in related areas

Application Due Date: Review begins October 30, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/128170

Specialization:  This interdisciplinary cluster welcomes faculty across departments to leverage AI and ML in developing cutting-edge, application-specific systems.

 

Open Rank Professor in Sustainable Energy & Environment – Tenure Track/Tenure (Position #’s 53696 & 53589)

Education: Ph.D. in engineering disciplines represented in the school or in related areas

Application Due Date: Review begins October 30, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/128169

Specialization: We encourage visionary candidates to lead breakthroughs in smart grids, power systems optimization, transitional energy solutions (such as Hydrogen hubs), and gas line monitoring.

 

Walden and Paula Rhines Endowed Quantum Informatics Associate or Full Professor in CS or ECE – Tenure Track / Tenure (Position #52986)

Education: PhD in the appropriate or closely related discipline

Application Due Date: Review begins October 30, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/128167

Specialization: In this distinguished role, the ideal candidate will drive quantum informatics to new heights. Drawing upon an established track record of research excellence, the individual will illuminate diverse realms within quantum informatics.

 

Endowed Associate or Full Professor and Executive Director of the Hart Center for Leadership – Tenure Track/Tenure (Position #52789)

Education: PhD in Engineering

Application Due Date: Review begins October 30, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/128158

Specialization: Preferred candidate should have a robust engineering foundation. Complemented by a deep understanding of business dynamics, the individual should have a demonstrated track record of program development and growth, underpinned by the ability to secure future funding opportunities. The Executive Director will be able to elevate the next generation of engineering and technology leaders at the Hart Center, benefiting from the generous philanthropy of Mitch and Linda Hart.

 

Endowed Associate or Full Professor and Co-Executive Director of the Hart Institute for Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (HI-TIE) – Tenure Track/Tenure (Position #52159)

Education: PhD in Engineering

Application Due Date: Review begins October 30, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/132166  

Specialization: The ideal candidate will co-lead HI-TIE, igniting a culture of innovation, technological

advancement, and entrepreneurial spirit. Collaborating seamlessly with the Co-Executive Director from Cox Business School, the individual taking this role will collectively drive HI-TIE's transformative mission forward.

 

Endowed Associate or Full Professor and Co-Executive Director for Research Innovation – Center for Digital and Human-Augmented Manufacturing – Tenure Track/Tenure (Position #51823)

Education: PhD in Mechanical Engineering or closely related areas

Application Due Date: Review begins October 30, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/128161

Specialization: We invite accomplished candidates to contribute their expertise, as we shape a visionary path towards Industry 4.0+ excellence in the realm of research. The Co-Executive Director will collaborate closely with the other Co-Executive Director to define a forward-looking vision for research innovation, propelling the center into a prominent exemplar of Industry 4.0+ within the research landscape.

 

Open Rank Faculty Position in ECE (Data Science Cluster) – Tenure Track/Tenure (Position #2623)

Education: Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering or related areas

Application Due Date: Review begins October 30, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/132420

Specialization: Ideal candidates are envisioned to establish and sustain globally renowned, externally funded research programs that synergize with the school’s ongoing research endeavors. Moreover, potential joint appointments within Lyle or across the broader SMU schools and colleges are within the realm of consideration.

 

Meadows School of the Arts

 

Assistant Professor of Art (Sculpture) – Tenure Track (Position #6022)

Education: MFA or equivalent in art

Application Due Date:  Review begins December 15, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/128746

Specialization: The successful candidate will be an artist with an extensive record of creative practice with at least one year of full-time teaching.

 

Assistant Professor of Art (Photography) – Tenure Track (Position #6574)

Education: MFA or equivalent in art

Application Due Date:  Review begins December 15, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/128748

Specialization: The successful candidate will be an artist with an extensive record of creative practice with some teaching experience at the college or university level. 

 

Executive in Residence of Advertising – Non-Tenure Track (Position #53287)

Education:  Bachelor’s degree is required. A graduate or terminal degree in advertising, marketing, or related field is preferred.

Application Due Date:  Review begins October 16, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/128736

Specialization: The ideal candidate should 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 advertising 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. Experience with college teaching or professional training preferred.

 

Assistant Professor of Journalism (Fashion Media) – Tenure Track (Position #5733)

Education: Master’s degree in a fashion, communication, or journalism related field required; MFA/PhD preferred

Application Due Date:  Review begins October 31, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/132426

Specialization: The successful candidate will join the division at an exciting period of expansion and innovation, and our new colleague will play a key role in shaping the curriculum and reimagining the program. As such, the successful candidate must have appropriate research and/or creative output for a tenure-track position and be an engaged teacher and mentor.

 

Assistant Professor of Film & Media Arts (Screenwriting) – Tenure Track (Position #6028)

Education: MFA, PhD, or equivalent degree in Screenwriting or a similarly relevant field

Application Due Date: Review begins October 16, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/128745

Specialization: The successful candidate will have previous experience teaching screenwriting and basic video production to students from diverse backgrounds, and recent work experience and creative or research output in some facet(s) of screenwriting, media production, or media studies.

 

Assistant/Associate Professor of Theatre (Set Design) – Non-Tenured (Position #50229)

Education:  M.F.A.

Application Due Date: Review began December 15, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/128750

Specialization: Candidates must possess a strong background in design, a knowledge of contemporary training and techniques for the 21st century designer, a willingness to work with a collaborative spirit among a team of 7 design faculty members, and a proven ability to teach advanced design courses.

 

Assistant Professor of Theatre (Theatre Studies) – Tenure Track (Position #51505)

Education:  PhD in Theatre or Performance Studies, or equivalent.

Application Due Date: Review began December 1, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/128498

Specialization: The candidate selected will be expected to be a significant partner in connecting the Division to an increasingly diverse and globally-connected community at the university and in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, as well as a national and international community of scholars and teachers of theatre and performance.

 

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

 

Simmons School of Education

 

Open Rank Professor in Teaching and Learning – Tenure Track/Tenure (Position #53590)

Education:  Doctorate in field aligned with AI, machine learning, or learning analytics and technology-enhanced immersive learning

Application Due Date:  Review begins October 15, 2023* http://apply.interfolio.com/127963

Required Qualifications: Candidates should maintain an active research agenda, seeking external funding, excellence in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. This position is part of the Technology-Enhanced Immersive Learning Cluster.

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 the position is filled. 

 

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