3 images left to right: group of undergraduate students wearing maroon CEHD branded t-shirts, Tabitha Grier-Reed, Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Faculty Development, and Michael C. Rodriguez, Dean of the College of Education and Human Development at graduation commencement
Tabitha Grier-Reed, Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Faculty Development

Join us

Welcome! You’ve taken the first step in your journey to join a diverse team passionate about contributing to a just and sustainable future.

At CEHD, you will join a supportive community dedicated to advancing the college as an anti-racist institution. You will be empowered to advance world-changing research and teaching, growing the next generation of thinkers and doers. And you will be given the tools to succeed whatever role you play in the college.

CEHD offers flexible work arrangements, such as flex scheduling that allows for variations in starting and departure times, a compressed work week (40 hours of work in fewer than 5 days), telecommuting allowing work to be conducted at on/off-campus locations, and remote work as determined in partnership with supervisors.

Come join us in our constant and tenacious pursuit to improve the human condition.

Positions Available | Working in the Twin Cities | Land Acknowledgement


Quick facts about CEHD


Engaged students


Sponsored research
(3-year avg)


Faculty of color

34% | 24% | 26%

Students of color

Learn more about the available positions within CEHD

NOTE: Positions are updated weekly. If you have any questions, our HR team is here to help. You can reach them at cehdhr@umn.edu.

Enhance equity in classrooms, schools, and communities

Assistant/Associate Professor—K-12 Arts in Education

Join us as a field-shaping arts educator whose expertise centers on critical, interdisciplinary approaches to working at the intersections of social identities such as race, gender, languages, social class, and sexuality with a view to enhancing equity. This is a tenured/tenure-track position.

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Enhance the wellbeing of diverse families and young people in a changing world

Assistant/Associate Professor in Couple and Family Therapy

Join us to enhance cultural responsiveness to couple/marriage and family therapy. We are especially interested in scholars who focus on the experiences of racial and ethnic minorities, immigrants, refugees, or other underserved couples and families.

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Use data to improve outcomes for students

Assistant/Associate Professor—Special Education

Join us to share your expertise in the science of academic intervention for individuals with disabilities and/or the science of implementation of interventions within education systems. We particularly welcome individuals whose research examines academic intervention and implementation outcomes in preschool to age 21 educational settings.

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Apply statistical methods to educational research

Assistant/Associate Professor—QME—Educational Statistics

Join us to develop and apply statistical methods to educational research. We are particularly interested in a scholar with the potential to develop a nationally recognized research program that contributes to our interdisciplinary research environment.

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Provide academic leadership to educational psychology

Educational Psychology Chair (With Faculty Rank)

Join us and provide leadership both as an active high-impact scholar and by supporting scholarship in educational psychology. This position, a tenured faculty line in the department, will be a thought leader in the field and formulate a forward-looking vision for educational psychology, in collaboration with faculty and staff. Highly qualified candidates could be eligible for an endowed position.

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Advance the science of developmental psychopathology to improve mental health outcomes

Associate/Full Professor - Developmental Psychopathology

We seek a scholar whose expertise lies in developmental psychopathology, including prevention/intervention sciences; health and opportunity disparities; risk and trauma; family, community, and global contexts; culture and psychopathology; stress and adaptation; mental health and neurodevelopmental disorders; and resilience and positive youth development. This is a tenured position.

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Inspire future leaders to meet their academic and career goals

Intercollegiate Transfer Admissions Coordinator

We seek an individual with the desire to create a positive experience for students transitioning to CEHD from other colleges on campus and from other institutions. This position builds expertise across academic programs to inform student advising and aids in the creation of recruitment strategies and materials specific to each CEHD program.

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Support the progress, retention, and graduation of our undergraduate students

Associate Director of Academic Advising - CEHD Student Services

We seek an individual ready to develop, lead, and provide strategic visioning for our undergraduate Student Services office. We seek someone capable of overseeing comprehensive advising programming, processes, structure, staffing, and communication to meet the college’s goals for student success, retention, and graduation.

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Continue and build upon our rich history of high-quality early education

Director–Child Development Laboratory School

We seek an individual who is a leader in the field of early education, has a proven track record in leading a successful academically based laboratory school or early care center, experience securing external funding, and has a familiarity with NAEYC expectations. We seek someone who will establish the vision and oversee implementation in the areas of programmatic offerings, teacher and staff engagement and development, academic and research integration, and family engagement.

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Enhance the wellbeing of diverse families and young people in a changing world

Administrative and Operations Manager-Department of Family Social Science

We seek an individual ready to lead the department’s strategic planning and implementation of day-to-day administrative operations, including finance, human resources, facilities, and communications. This position works closely with department leadership and requires profound knowledge and understanding of University policies, practices, and processes, as well as sound judgment and decision-making skills.

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Inspire leaders in education, in the workforce, and around the world

Administrative Licensure Coordinator–Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development

We seek an individual ready to teach one or more graduate level courses and workcollaboratively with the program director and coordinator to prepare candidates to be licensedas educational administrators in Minnesota. These license areas include school superintendent,K-12 principal, director of special education and director of community education.

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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus with view towards downtown Minneapolis and Mississippi River

Living and working in the Twin Cities

As one of the only Big Ten universities within walking distance to a dynamic metropolis, University of Minnesota faculty and staff benefit from all the city has to offer—as well as a great set of employment benefits offered by the University.

The thriving Twin Cities campus stretches more than 1,150 acres in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Nestled around the scenic Mississippi River, the Minneapolis campus sits under the shadow of a sparkling downtown skyline. The nearby St. Paul campus is home to rolling green space and historic architecture. You’ll find unlimited opportunities for entertainment, culture, and hands-on experience right outside your front door.

In addition to the vibrant cultural scene, you will have access to a real-world laboratory for your research. Minnesota is home to 18 fortune 500 companies, more than 845,000 students and 2,400 schools, and some of the most innovative ideas in education and human development — meaning endless opportunities for you to put your research into practice. And we reach beyond the metro to forge partnerships and expand our mission throughout the state of Minnesota, the country and the world.

If you are new to the Twin Cities, the University of Minnesota provides a supportive Relocation Assistance Program.

Land Acknowledgement

We acknowledge that the University of Minnesota Twin Cities is built within the traditional homelands of the Dakota people. It is important to acknowledge the peoples on whose land we live, learn, and work as we seek to improve and strengthen our relations with our tribal nations. We also acknowledge that words are not enough. We must ensure that our institution provides support, resources, and programs that increase access to all aspects of higher education for our American Indian students, staff, faculty, and community members.

Learn more about the Native American community of students, staff, faculty, and alumni who are making a difference at the U of M and beyond.