University of St. Thomas

Instructor of Mathematics

School of Arts and Sciences


The University of St. Thomas (www.stthom.edu), a private Catholic university, located in Houston, Texas, the nation’s fourth largest city, committed to the liberal arts and to the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education, is seeking a full-time Instructor of Mathematics. The position reports to the Chair of the Mathematics Department within the Division of Natural Sciences, Engineering and Mathematics in the School of Arts and Sciences. The start date for the position is August 2022.


The primary responsibility for the position will be teaching undergraduate courses in mathematics, but the position may also include conducting research involving and suited for undergraduate students, and service activities as needed by the department and the university. A master’s degree in mathematics (or closely related field), excellence in teaching, and a commitment to the university’s mission are requirements for the position.


Applicants must provide a cover letter addressing qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, philosophy of teaching and the names and contact information of three professional references. Applicants must also submit a statement demonstrating an understanding of and a firm commitment to advance the mission of Catholic higher education as it is articulated in Ex Corde Ecclesiae.


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 ll’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.


About University of St. Thomas

Company Mission:

Our founding was inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, a 2,000-year-old practice of uniting faith and reason to explore the world. As a Catholic university, we develop future leaders of all faiths looking to make a positive impact on the world. And, we are the only academic institution in Minnesota to be designated a “Changemaker Campus,” meaning social innovation, entrepreneurship and caring for the common good are built into everything we do. Our three campuses in St. Paul, downtown Minneapolis and Rome, Italy, offer unique learning and living opportunities.


Full time benefit eligible position including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation, retirement 403b plan, and tuition remission