Copy of Dedman College/SMU Spring 2020/Fall 2020 Tenure/Tenure Track Positions


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


Assistant/Associate Full Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology – Open Rank (Position No. 00006024)

Education: PhD, MD/PhD or MD degree

Application Due Date: Review begins November 15, 2019*

Specialization: Neurobiology, cancer biology, developmental biology, epigenetics, biochemistry, aging or emerging infectious diseases is preferred.


Assistant Professor of Experimental Chemistry – Tenure Track (Position No. 00050650) 

Education: Ph.D. required by August 24, 2020

Application Due Date: Review begins October 1, 2019* 

Specialization: All Areas of experimental chemistry. Candidates who have creative and achievable ideas, intellectual strength, and interest in teaching PhD and undergraduate students are essential.


Assistant Professors of Economics – Tenure Track (Position Nos. 00006019 and 00052727)

Education: Ph.D. required by August 1, 2020

Application Due Date: Review begins November 20, 2019* 

Specialization: Candidates should have a strong research focus in applied economics, broadly defined. 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.


Assistant Professor of Literatures in African Diaspora – Tenure Track (Position No. 00006568)

Education:  Ph.D. required by August 24, 2020

Application Due date:  Review date November 1, 2019*

Specialization: Specializing in literatures of the African Diaspora, which may include African American, Afro-Caribbean, and other fields.


Assistant Professor of Creative Writing – Tenure Track (Position No. 00006283)

Education:  MFA or Ph.D. required by August 24, 2020

Application Due date:  Review date November 2, 2019*

Specialization:  Specialists in all genres.


Assistant Professor of Statistics– Tenure Track (Position No. 00006034)

Education:  Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics, or related discipline

Application Due Date:  November 1, 2019*

Specialization: All sub-disciplines of statistical science, we will give special attention to those with interests at the interface between statistics and computing.


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

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


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