University of St. Thomas – Houston

Physics and Engineering

Open Rank Faculty – Physics

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, faculty position in physics. The start date for the position is August 2023 with an option for January 2024

Qualifications and Responsibilities:

Teaching undergraduate lecture and laboratory courses in physics.
Developing a research program involving and suited for undergraduate student participation.
Service activities as needed by the department and the university.
Ph.D. in physics or engineering physics; excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service; and a commitment to the university’s mission are requirements for the position.
Applicants must provide:

Cover letter addressing qualifications for the position.
Curriculum vitae (CV).
Philosophy of teaching
Research Proposal
Three professional letters of recommendation.
A reflective response on Ex Corde Ecclesiae as outlined here:
Review of applications will begin October 1, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

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. While applicants need not be Catholic, they must be able to support the University as it seeks to be faithful to and embody the riches of the Catholic intellectual tradition.

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.