Tenure Track Software Engineering & Data Science Faculty (Open-Rank)

Posted Date 1 year ago(12/2/2019 12:28 PM)
Number of Openings
Closing Date
Open until Filled
Type of Search
Who May Apply
This position is open to all qualified applicants.
St Paul
School of Engineering
Employment Type
Tenure Track Faculty
FLSA Status
Benefits Eligible


The School of Engineering at the University of St. Thomas invites applications for a Tenure Track Software Engineering & Data Science faculty member (open rank) to begin in the fall semester of 2020.


The School of Engineering actively seeks to attract, retain and develop faculty, staff, and students from all backgrounds to enhance the diversity of the learning community, and to offer our students richly varied perspectives.  In this light, we embrace diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment.  We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities and financial means. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. This commitment is consistent with our university mission: 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. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.


Successful candidates will contribute to scholarly teaching, research, student advising and growth of the department in the areas of Information Technology, Software Engineering, ERP, Internet of Things, and Data Science.  The candidate will be expected and encouraged to grow a research program that engages students and collaborates with local industry.


As a student-focused institution with a strong practical curriculum, we emphasize 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 Software Engineering, IT, and Data Science education.


Additional information about the Graduate Programs in Software in the School of Engineering can be found HERE


A PhD (U.S or foreign equivalent) in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology, Data Science or related discipline is required for tenure track positions or alternatively, ABD will be also considered with clear evidence of PhD completion by May 2020. All applicants must have demonstrable skills necessary for excellence in teaching.


Successful candidates will be expected to develop and provide graduate as well as undergraduate courses in their area of expertise, and provide service to the department, university, and profession.


For full consideration, materials should be submitted online at www.stthomas.edu/jobs.  Review of application materials will begin on January 3, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Candidates will be asked to copy/paste a position-specific cover letter for the application, and include the following attachments:

  • CV
  • A written statement of teaching philosophy
  • A description of research agenda

Candidates should complete the reference section of the application. No references will be contacted without first getting the permission of the candidate. 


Established in 1885, the University of St. Thomas is located in the major metropolitan area of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and is Minnesota’s largest private university. Its 10,000 students pursue degrees in a wide range of liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs.


The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at www.stthomas.edu/jobs.


The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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