Assistant Professor - Electrical Engineering

University of St Thomas

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7092731

Posted: January 24, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The University of St. Thomas (UST), a private Catholic university committed to the liberal arts and the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education invites applications from outstanding candidates for a full-time Assistant Professor position in Electrical Engineering in the Department of Physics and Engineering. Start date for the position is the fall 2022 semester.

General responsibilities for the position include: (1) teaching 24 contact hours per academic year, (2) conducting research in electrical engineering involving and suited for undergraduate student participation, and (3) service activities as needed by the department and the University. Required: Ph.D. in electrical engineering; ability to effectively communicate and work with faculty, staff, and students; and ability to develop experiments for electrical engineering laboratories. Industry experience and a professional engineer's license (P.E.) preferred.

Interested candidates must provide the following: (1) a comprehensive CV and cover letter, (2) a statement demonstrating willingness to support the tenets of Catholic higher education as articulated in Ex Corde Ecclesiae, (3) philosophy of teaching, (4) research proposal involving undergraduate students, (5) and the names and contact information of three professional references.

The University of St. Thomas is committed to hiring faculty who can help it not only fulfill its integrated mission - the formation of the whole person for flourishing in this life and the next - but also advance it in new ways. The University's Catholic identity is the center of this mission, a Catholicism expressed for our own age by the Catechism of the Catholic Church and Pope St. John Paul II's Ex Corde Ecclesiae. The University asks all candidates applying for this position to consider these documents to ensure their professional goals and practices can align with them.

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