University of St. Thomas

Open Rank Faculty Member


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, is located in Houston, Texas, near the vibrant central business district, Texas Medical Center, and museum district, is seeking applicants for a full-time position in the Department of Philosophy and the Center for Thomistic Studies. These faculty positions are open rank.


AOS: Open. Facility with the Latin texts of St. Thomas Aquinas strongly preferred.

AOC: Open.

Deadline: Review of applications will begin after November 30, 2022

Positions begins August 2023. 3/2 course load. Ph.D. required.

These positions will involve teaching at least one graduate course per year and dissertation supervision. Undergraduate teaching load: 3 or 4 courses per year, including university core courses. University, Department, and Center service are also required.

Areas of specialization and concentration are open, but among areas that might serve the Center’s needs are history of philosophy, political philosophy, philosophy of science, Arabic philosophy, phenomenology, and logic. The ability to teach courses in the University’s core curriculum is also preferred.

For additional questions regarding these positions, please contact Dr. Brian Carl, Director of the Center for Thomistic Studies, via carlbt@stthom.edu.

Applications should address the applicant’s knowledge and support of the Thomistic tradition and of the mission of Catholic higher education in light of Ex Corde Ecclesiae and Fides et Ratio.

Applications for these positions should include the following materials: a letter of interest, transcripts, a statement concerning the mission of Catholic higher education in light of Ex Corde Ecclesiae and Fides et Ratio, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, evidence of undergraduate teaching excellence and ability to teach as needed in online modalities, and three letters of reference submitted by recommenders.

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