JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Southern Methodist University

Dedman College
Assistant Professor

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467612
Date Posted: 09/27/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Dallas, Texas, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
A1 -- General Economics
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
D -- Microeconomics
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
H -- Public Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
R -- Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
Quantitative Methods
Public Economics
Health and Education
Economic Development
Regional and Urban
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Earth Hazards Cluster Hire at Southern Methodist University

Southern Methodist University (SMU) announces four faculty positions in the area of earth hazards and national security. These tenure-track positions are in the areas of atmospheric science and climate change; optical remote sensing; big data analysis and machine learning; and the socio-economic impacts of earth hazards, including environmental justice. Candidates will be expected to develop an outstanding research program and effectively teach and advise a diverse student body of graduate and undergraduate students. The multi-faculty hire represents an ambitious program to develop large-scale collaborative research projects responding to some of humankind’s most daunting challenges. These positions will begin in the Fall of 2022.

JEL Classification:
A—General Economics
C—Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
H—Public Economics
I—Health and Education Economics
O—Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
Q—Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
R—Regional and Urban Economics

Position number 52727. 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, 2022. The successful candidate will be part of a university cluster hire focusing on the intersection of Earth hazards, such as climate change and natural disasters, and national security. Thus, the successful candidate must have an environmental component to their research. While the precise field and type of research is flexible, we are particularly interested in candidates with experience in the use of high-resolution spatial data. Ph.D. is required by August 1, 2022. Candidates should upload their current curriculum vitae, a sample of recent research, and three letters of recommendation via interfolio To ensure full consideration for the position, the application must be received by December 1, 2021, 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

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,

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Link
Application deadline: 12/01/2021
Application Instructions:
All application materials must be submitted electronically through Interfolio.