Adjunct Faculty - Graduate Programs in Software

The Graduate Programs in Software at the University of St. Thomas invites applications for an adjunct faculty position to teach a graduate course in Big Data Management. Specific technologies covered in the course include the Hadoop Distributed File System, Hive, Impala, Spark SQL, HBase, MongoDB, and Neo4j.

All applications should be submitted online at, and must include 1) a curriculum vitae, 2) an unofficial copy of your graduate transcripts, and 3) a cover letter. Applicants will be asked to copy/paste their cover letter into their application. Please complete the reference section of the application with the names and contact information of three professional references. No references will be contacted without first getting the permission of the candidate.

At this time, please do not upload or send any documents beyond those requested. Candidates who are selected for further review may be contacted to submit additional materials at a later date.

Minimum qualifications for this position include a Master's degree in information technology, computer science, or a related field and previous teaching experience.

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.

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, and seeks to develop individuals who combine career competency with cultural awareness and intellectual curiosity. The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.

The University of St. Thomas has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion, to equal opportunity policies and practices, and to the principles and goals of affirmative action. In that spirit, the University welcomes nominations and applications from a broad and diverse applicant pool.

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