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Tenure Track Electrical & Computer Engineering Faculty (Open-Rank)

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Applications received by November 30th, 2019 will receive full consideration.


The School of Engineering at the University of St. Thomas invites applications for a Tenure Track Electrical & Computer Engineering (Open-rank) faculty member to begin in the fall semester of 2020.

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.  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.

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.

The candidate will be expected and encouraged to grow a research program that engages undergraduate and Master’s students and collaborates with local industries. The current research activities in the ECE department include power systems, microgrids, embedded computing including IoT systems, artificial intelligence, wearable electronics, low-power medical instrumentation, and energy storage for sustainability among many others. 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.

Additional information about the School of Engineering can be found on our website.


A PhD (U.S or foreign equivalent) in Electrical, Computer or a relevant Engineering discipline is required for tenure track positions.  Candidates which are ABD will be considered with clear evidence of PhD completion by May 2020. All applicants must have demonstrable skills necessary for excellence in teaching.

ECE Department is looking to strengthen its offerings in areas of sensing, IoT networks and/or Embedded Systems. Successful candidates will be expected to develop and provide undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of expertise, and provide service to the department, university, and profession.

For full consideration, materials should be submitted online at Review of

application materials will begin on November 30, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Candidates will be
asked to copy/paste a position-specific cover letter into the application, and include the listed documents below:

  • CV
  • A written statement of teaching philosophy
  • 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


The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer