University of St. Thomas

Software Engineering - Faculty - Rank Open

Minneapolis & St. Paul
Dec 14, 2016
May 05, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

The School of Engineering at the University of St. Thomas has openings for several engineering faculty positions in a range of disciplines to accommodate our continued growth.  The positions are tenure track open rank including the possibility of Clinical (non-tenure track) appointment.  This announcement specifically seeks outstanding candidates to Graduate Programs in Software Engineering (GPS) program.   These positions will start in the Fall of 2017.

As a student-focused institution with a strong hands-on curriculum, we emphasize undergraduate and graduate education that provides technical excellence with a significant emphasis on real world applications.  Faculty at St. Thomas have the freedom to grow and pursue excellence in their area of engineering passion as educators and researchers. St. Thomas’ location in the vibrant metro-area community of Minneapolis-St Paul provides for an outstanding balance of life and work.  Join our growing team as we work to build engineering education.

Candidates with excellence in all areas of Software Engineering and Data Science are desired while special consideration will be given to those with expertise in Information Technology, Information Sciences, ERP, Software Development and Testing, IT Security, Networking, Software Architecture, Big Data Architecture, Big Data Management, Data Analytics and Visualization, and Machine Learning.  Successful candidates will be expected to develop and provide undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of expertise, establish and maintain active research programs, and provide service to the department, university, and profession.   


A PhD in a relevant Computer Science or Engineering discipline is required for tenure track positions.  Candidates which are ABD will be considered but must have clear evidence of completion by December 1, 2017.  To be considered for Clinical faculty, candidates must have a masters’ degree in engineering or computer science field with significant industry experience.  All applicants must have demonstrable skills necessary for excellence in teaching.

Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good.

The University of St. Thomas is committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, and the goals of affirmative action/equal opportunity. The University welcomes nominations and applications from a diverse applicant pool.

The University of St. Thomas (UST), Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website. If you are viewing this posting from a site other than “Jobs at UST”, the University assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of information.

UST is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Special Instructions to Candidates:

Applicants must apply on-line at

To apply, applicants must create a profile and upload 1) a curriculum vita, 2) a written statement of teaching philosophy, and 3) research interests (description of research agenda).  Candidates will be asked to copy/paste a letter of application (cover letter) into the application.  All candidates must also enter three references into the reference section of the application.  No references will be contacted without first getting the permission of the candidate.  

More information about the School of Engineering can be found at 

Positions will remain open until filled.   Full consideration will be given to applications received prior to December 20th.

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