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Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor - Environmental and Outdoor Education

University of Minnesota Duluth
Duluth, Minnesota
Posted Date
Mar 6, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Applied Human Sciences at the University of Minnesota Duluth seeks to add one full time (100%) tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor within its Environmental and Outdoor Education program and the Master of Environmental Education program. Responsibilities include teaching relevant courses such as: physical skills development; natural history; theoretical foundations; program development, management, and evaluation; curriculum development; and education methodology. Also, serving the campus/community/profession through committee membership or other leadership; interactions with diverse audiences (e.g., BIPOC communities); mentoring undergraduate and graduate students; and serving on graduate thesis committees.

The Department of Applied Human Sciences (AHS) is one of five departments within the College of Education and Human Service Professions. AHS is the department home to nearly 40 full-time and part-time faculty members with teaching and research interests in multiple degree programs: Public Health, Physical Education Teacher Education, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, Childhood Nature Studies, and Environmental and Outdoor Education.

The curriculum of the degree programs reflects the accreditation standards of the various disciplines. Students graduate from these degree programs with a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) degree. There are currently over 500 majors enrolled in the degree programs offered by the department. The students in the programs come from Minnesota, Wisconsin, across the Midwest and nationally and internationally. Our department strongly supports international educational opportunities. More information is available at

The University of Minnesota requires an online application for this position. To apply for this position, go to and search for job opening 354488. Click on the job title to view the job details and application instructions.

To ensure full consideration, completed online applications should be received on or before
April 10, 2023 as the priority deadline. Letters of application will initially be anonymized prior to review and must address qualifications independent of the CV or other documents. Finalists may be required to submit additional materials. The position will remain open until filled. For additional questions about the position, applicants are encouraged to contact the Search Chair, Dr. Julie Ernst at


About the Community:

Duluth, a community of 85,000, is nestled on a hillside above Lake Superior, the largest freshwater lake in the world. Rocky cliffs, miles of wooded trails, and beautiful vistas make 

Duluth perfect for year-round outdoor activities.  It has been rated by Outside Magazine as the best city for outdoor activities in the United States. Historic Canal Park, a thriving arts/performance community, and top regional medical facilities serve people from miles around. More information at

About the Campus:

The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) consistently ranks among the top Midwestern, regional universities in U.S. News and World Report's "America's Best Colleges" issue. Overlooking Lake Superior, UMD provides an alternative to both large research and small liberal arts environments and attracts students looking for a personalized learning experience on a medium-sized campus of a major university.  A firm liberal arts foundation anchors a variety of traditional degree programs, as well as professional and graduate students that draw on UMD's many research institutes and labs.

The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission.  The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds. The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the University of Minnesota Disability Specialist at 612-624-3316. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Individuals from underrepresented groups and US military veterans are encouraged to apply. If you have started receiving retirement annuity payments from the Minnesota State Retirement System (MSRS) or Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA), your eligibility for this position may be impacted. Please contact MSRS or PERA for any eligibility limitations. Smoking, chewing tobacco and the use of electronic cigarettes prohibited on all UMD property, including indoor facilities, campus grounds, and University vehicles.


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