UMN Forest Resources

The University of Minnesota is a comprehensive land-grant university, based in Minneapolis-St. Paul. The Department of Forest Resources ( is one of the oldest and most highly regarded forestry programs in the country. Its mission is to inform and advance the science and management of forest and related natural resources. The Department has 20 faculty and approximately 50 full-time researchers, scientists, and postdocs representing a breadth of disciplines in the biological, physical, social, and managerial sciences. Located within the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences ( in St. Paul, the Department hosts BS, MS, and PhD programs, supports many nationally and internationally recognized research programs, and has a long tradition of public engagement and outreach. Faculty and scientists utilize several state University centers including the 3,400 acre Cloquet Forestry Center, Hubachek Wilderness Research Center near Ely, and North Central Research and Outreach Center in Grand Rapids.

Mar 01, 2024
Full time
UMN Forest Resources Saint Paul, MN, USA
The Department of Forest Resources at the University of Minnesota invites qualified candidates to apply for a nine-month, full-time, tenure-track professor position specializing in Tribal Forest Systems Management, Fire, and Ecology with responsibilities for research (40%), teaching (50%), and outreach-service (10%). The successful candidate will establish a nationally recognized research program that addresses important issues affecting tribal natural resources management. This research would be undertaken in collaboration with Minnesota tribal natural resource managers, students and communities, other faculty located at the University of Minnesota, as well as scientists and practitioners locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally. Additionally, this position will teach and develop two new undergraduate and/or graduate courses choosing from a variety of modalities and formats in topics such as fire ecology, forest dynamics, dendrochronology, Indigenous land...