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Assistant Professor of Data Science CSM - Dean's Office
The College of Science and Mathematics (CSM) at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track position, and possibly two depending on financial resources, in the general area of Data Science. This position, at the level of Assistant Professor and beginning September 1, 2021, is a further step in strengthening and expanding our Data Science cluster (exceptional applicants at higher ranks could be considered). The hire will complement other CSM groups already involved in data science research. We consider Data Science broadly defined, encompassing a variety of complex systems and data types, ranging from the Internet to social, biological, chemical, physical, ecological and environmental systems. This tenure-track position will be located in the departments of Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or Physics. The successful candidate must possess a PhD in one of the said areas or closely related field and is expected to develop a strong independent research program. Eight PhD degree programs in CSM, including the interdisciplinary Computational Sciences PhD, and many data-science-based faculty conducting research across CSM and the University provide a rich environment for collaboration and career growth.
Assistant Professor, Sport Business CM - Dean's Office
The College of Management at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Sport Business, beginning from September 1, 2021.
Assistant Professor Leadership in Education
The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of Urban Education, Leadership, and Policy Studies in the Leadership in Education Department to begin September 1, 2021. The successful candidate’s research and teaching expertise will be in pre-K to 12 urban education leadership with a specialization in social justice leadership and anti-racist leadership in urban schools, particularly in the U.S. context.
Assistant Professor - Applied Linguistics Applied Linguistics
The Applied Linguistics Department at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with a start date of September 1st 2021. We envision a colleague who will contribute through research, teaching, and service to our commitment to engagement with and inclusion of culturally diverse audiences in higher education and in the New England public school community.
Assistant Professor - Leadership in Education Leadership in Education
The Department of Leadership in Education in the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) at the University of Massachusetts Boston seeks applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor, to begin September 1, 2021. Candidates’ research agendas should focus on one or more of the following areas: 1) intercollegiate athletics and sport leadership with a focus on equity and social justice, using a range of methodological approaches, 2) quantitative approaches to examining educational experiences, identity development, and outcomes for students of color, particularly Black students, and/or 3) finance and financial aid in relation to inequality in higher education, through a quantitative lens. We are especially interested in candidates who use critical research methods in their work and/or have experience with community-based participatory action research.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry Chemistry
The Department of Chemistry at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Inorganic Chemistry with a strong record of experimental research. Applicants must have a PhD in chemistry, or a related scientific field, with an established research track record in organometallic catalysis or bio-inorganic systems preferred. The successful candidate is expected to establish a highly productive, externally-funded experimental research program and, thus, must demonstrate the ability to establish an independent research focus. Candidates whose scientific interests complement those of existing faculty within the Department and College, and who can develop cross-disciplinary collaborations, are strongly preferred. Strong dedication to undergraduate and graduate teaching is also required and must be reflective of a deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Expected start date is September 1, 2021.
Assistant Professor of Molecular, Cell and Systems Biology Biology
The Department of Biology at the University of Massachusetts Boston seeks applicants for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor who studies complex physiological systems or networks, preferably using a systems biology approach, to begin September 1, 2021. Specific areas could be pathophysiology, metabolism, hormone or cell signaling, or related topics. The successful applicant is expected to establish an externally funded research program, direct the research of students at the doctoral, masters and undergraduate levels, and interact with a dynamic group of molecular, cell, and developmental biologists. The successful candidate’s lab will be located in the new Integrated Science Complex, which houses core facilities for genomics, imaging and flow cytometry.
Assistant Professor (in Finance) Accounting & Finance
The Department of Accounting and Finance at University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Finance, beginning September 1, 2021. Candidates in all areas of interest but especially in the fields of financial technology (machine learning, textual analysis and blockchains for example) and financial econometrics are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates are expected to teach and supervise PhD students in our finance PhD program. Prior experience in teaching PhD students and involvement in financial technology related initiatives would be valuable. A PhD in Finance or other related disciplines is required, but ABDs who will complete the doctorate by no later than 8/31/21 will be considered.
Assistant Professor (of African American Literature) English
The University of Massachusetts Boston’s English Department invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in twentieth-century and/or contemporary African American literature and culture and critical race studies, beginning in September 2021. We welcome a range of methodological approaches and are eager to learn about the particular interests and subspecialties that inform candidates’ research and teaching.
Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolution of Emerging Diseases Biology
The Biology Department at the University of Massachusetts Boston seeks applicants for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor in the Ecology and Evolution of Emerging Diseases, starting in September 2021. Individuals applying for this position should be well-versed in epidemiology and evolutionary or ecological theory as applied to emerging human, plant, agricultural, or wildlife diseases.
Assistant Professor of English in Composition & Rhetoric, Director of Writing Center English
The University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a new tenure-track assistant professor position, in composition & rhetoric, who will serve as the Writing Center Director, beginning September 1, 2021. The normal teaching load of tenure-track faculty is 2 courses per semester and the faculty member will receive appropriate courseload reductions while serving as Director.
Director, Campus Master Planning Campus Master Plan
The Director of Campus Master Planning, under the direction of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities Management (AVCFM) and in collaboration with other VCAF departments, such as the Office of Budget and Financial Planning (OBFP), will work directly with University senior administration, as well as state and local agencies, academic and administrative units, appointed committees, hired consultants, community groups and other outside stakeholders in the development and execution of the University’s Campus Master Plan. In addition, the Director of Campus Master Planning will also coordinate and provide organizational support for general campus space programming, various feasibility studies and campus capital projects.
Assistant Professor - Psychology Psychology
The Department of Psychology and the Developmental and Brain Sciences (DBS) Program of the University of Massachusetts Boston is recruiting for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Behavioral Neuroscience (start date: 9/1/2021). Review of applications will begin October 16, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.
Assistant Professor History
The History Department at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Modern European History. to begin September 1, 2021. A PhD in History is required. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to scholarship, teaching, and department and university service, and must have an active research agenda. Candidates’ research fields must focus on 19th and/or 20th-century European History.
Latin American and Iberian Studies - NTT Lecturer/Director of Portuguese & Spanish Language Programs Latin American/Iberian Studies
The Latin American and Iberian Studies Department at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track Lecturer to serve as the DIRECTOR OF PORTUGUESE AND SPANISH LANGUAGE PROGRAMS, preferably beginning in January 2021. The Department is a multidisciplinary unit composed of Latin American Studies, Translation Studies, and Literature and Cultural Studies. The unit includes a Language Program composed of Elementary and Intermediate Portuguese and Spanish courses.
Associate Lecturer of Mathematics Mathematics
The Department of Mathematics at UMass Boston anticipates having several part-time associate lecturer positions in mathematics beginning September 1, 2020. Renewals are contingent upon performance, availability of resources, and need in the department.  The essential duties will be to teach lower-division service-level mathematics classes each semester. In addition to instruction, the successful candidates will be expected to participate in appropriate professional service, which may include course coordination in multi-section classes and curriculum development.
Grant & Contract Admin I-IV Research & Sponsored Programs
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs at the University of Massachusetts Boston is looking for an outstanding Grant and Contract Administrator (levels I to IV) to join our Pre-Award research team and be key member for improving our research and externally funded programs. This could be your chance to become part of a growing university that is nationally recognized as a model of excellence for institutions of higher learning in an urban setting. UMass Boston’s academic excellence is reflected by a growing student body of 17,030 undergraduate and graduate students. Our 10 colleges and schools offer 82 undergraduate programs and more than 125 graduate programs. We are proud of our diverse, culturally rich and progressive work environment and our scenic waterfront campus is being transformed with new buildings including the Integrated Sciences Complex, University Hall, and dormitories opened in September 2018. We are located next to the John F. Kennedy Library and the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate with easy access to downtown Boston and the surrounding areas. We are building a team to meet a world of new and dynamic challenges. Our faculty and staff share a common vision of excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching to meet the needs of its diverse student population; developing innovative and interdisciplinary programs; and for distinguished research and extensive service. I invite you to join us!
Assistant Director of Student Multicultural Affairs Interfaith Campus Ministry
The Assistant Director of Student Multicultural Affairs (SMCA) will directly supervise the activities of the Cultural Center Collaborative (CCC), a coalition of six student run cultural resource centers and the Immigrant Student Program (ISP), a mentoring and leadership development initiative for Undocumented students, especially those that have DACA or TPS designations.
Senior Director, Labor and Employee Relations Human Resources
The Senior Director directs all aspects of the labor relations function at the University of Massachusetts Boston.
Director of Talent Acquisition and Customer Solutions Human Resources
The Director of Talent Acquisition and Customer Solutions is responsible for providing strategic leadership to the Talent Acquisition and Customer Solutions (HR Business Partner) functions and employing cutting edge thinking, the use of innovation and proven best practices to deliver a world-class talent pool and superior HR customer service.

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