Tenure-Track Civil Engineering Faculty, University of St. Thomas

The School of Engineering at the University of St. Thomas invites applications for a Civil Engineering tenure track (open rank) or clinical (non-tenure track) faculty position to begin in Fall 2022. 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.

With ground breaking for the new engineering facilities and expanded Civil Engineering labs slated for spring 2022, this is an exciting time of growth in the School of Engineering at St. Thomas.  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.

Candidates with excellence in all areas of Civil Engineering are welcome while special consideration will be given to candidates in the fields of environmental engineering and geotechnical engineering. Professional Engineer (PE) licensure and significant industry experience are also preferred. Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to scholarly teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses and student advising. All applicants must have demonstrable skills necessary for excellence in teaching. The candidate will be expected and encouraged to grow a research program that engages undergraduate students. 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 Civil Engineering or related discipline is required for tenure track positions or alternatively, ABD will be also considered with clear evidence of PhD completion by the date of appointment.  To be considered for Clinical faculty, candidates must have a masters’ degree (US or Foreign equivalent) in Civil Engineering or a related field with five or more years of civil engineering experience.

For full consideration, materials should be submitted online at www.stthomas.edu/jobs by December 15th, 2021, with the position remaining open until filled. Candidates will be asked to post a position specific cover letter into the application and include the following attachments:

A written statement of teaching philosophy
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 Jobs and Careers at St. Thomas