Grinnell College — Assistant Professor and Director of Grinnell Outdoor Recreation Program (Start Fall 2023)

GRINNELL COLLEGE – Physical Education/Athletic and Recreation Department – THREE-YEAR RENEWABLE NON-TENURE-TRACK POSITION, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR AND DIRECTOR OF GRINNELL OUTDOOR RECREATION PROGRAM, GORP, (START FALL 2023).

GRINNELL COLLEGE. The Department of Physical Education/Athletics and Recreation invites applications for a three-year non-tenure-track appointment in outdoor recreation and Director of the Grinnell Outdoor Recreation Program (GORP) beginning Fall 2023. Assistant Professor (Master’s Degree) preferred; Instructor (Master’s in progress) or Associate Professor possible. Research and teaching interests might include, but are not limited to: outdoor recreation, outdoor education, environmental sustainability, risk management, rock climbing, paddling and hiking.

Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by February 10, 2023. Please visit our application website at https://jobs.grinnell.edu to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), an outdoor recreation philosophy, a plan of how to use diversity and inclusive practices when running the Grinnell Outdoor Recreation Program (GORP), and provide names and email addresses to request three confidential letters of recommendation. Questions about this search should be directed to PhysedSearch@grinnell.edu or 641-269-3804.

Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.

An offer for this position will be contingent on successful completion of a background check.

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