Limited-Term Faculty Member (Professor of Practice)

Posted Date 3 months ago(9/9/2022 5:04 PM)
Number of Openings
Type of Search
Who May Apply
This position is open to all qualified applicants.
St Paul
School of Engineering
Employment Type
Limited-Term Faculty
FLSA Status
Benefits Eligible


The School of Engineering at the University of St. Thomas invites applications for a full-time, Limited-Term Faculty Member (Professor of Practice) in the area of Power Systems Engineering in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering to begin on or before September 2023.  This is a full-time non-tenure track position and can be renewed for up to 5 years.  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. Successful candidate will teach courses at both undergraduate and graduate level and will contribute to research and outreach activities of the Center for Microgrid Research in the School of Engineering.


Position Responsibilities

  • Teaching general undergraduate courses in electrical engineering and graduate courses related to power systems engineering.
  • Advising undergraduate and graduate students
  • Contributing to the Center for Microgrid Research initiatives
  • Engaging in service to the department, school, university, and community

The University of St. Thomas embraces 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.  The University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer (EOE).  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. We are committed to building a skilled team that represents a variety of backgrounds and perspectives. This commitment is consistent with our 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.


More information about the School of Engineering can be found at


Required Qualifications

  • PhD in Electrical, Computer or a relevant Engineering discipline OR alternatively, a master’s degree with at least 2 years of experience in power systems industry
  • Demonstrable skills necessary for excellence in teaching
  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or eligible for legally required exemption such as a medical or religious reason.


Review of application materials will begin on October 30 and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, materials should be submitted online at  Candidates will be asked to copy/paste a position-specific cover letter into the application, and attach the listed documents below:

  • A curriculum vita (CV)
  • A written statement of teaching philosophy
  • A short statement that answers the following question:
    • How do you see contributing to the research and outreach activities of the center for Microgrid Research?
  • Complete the reference section of the application. No references will be contacted without first getting the permission of the candidate. Do not upload recommendation letters as part of the online application process.

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.


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