JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2023 - January 31, 2024

Southern Methodist University

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Dedman College
Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2023-02_111472328
Date Posted: 09/19/2023
Date Inactive: 01/31/2024
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Dallas, Texas, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
microeconomic theory
international economics
urban economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Southern Methodist University
Department of Economics
Dedman College
Dallas, Texas 75275

Assistant Professor Positions
[Position Numbers: 00050361, 00053657, 00053622]

JEL Classification.
00 -- Default: Any Field

Position numbers 00050361, 00053657, and 00053622. The Department of Economics in Dedman College of Southern Methodist University (SMU) invites applications for three tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level. We are interested in candidates with a strong research focus in all areas of economics, but particularly macroeconomics, microeconomic theory, international economics, and urban economics. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds.

The position in urban economics is one of eight tenure-line positions associated with Southern Methodist University’s faculty cluster in urban research, and 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.

Qualifications. Ph.D. in Economics or related field is required by August 1, 2024. Position start date is August 1, 2024.

Application. Applications must be submitted via Interfolio ( Candidates should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, job market paper, teaching statement, research statement, and three letters of recommendation. To ensure full consideration for the position, the application must be received by November 15, 2023, 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.

Department. 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

University. 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 Link
Application deadline: 11/15/2023