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Director of Finance Institute Community Inclusion
The Director of Finance will provide high-level strategic leadership and support for the financial and administrative goals of the School for Global Inclusion and Social Development (SGISD) and its institutes, including the Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) and the Institute for New England Native American Studies (INENAS). The incumbent will have authority and responsibility over all aspects of the financial management and operations of the Institute and School, including grants management, managing the budget and accounting functions for the units; and will provide overall leadership, direction and assistance in budgetary preparation. The incumbent will analyze a variety of financial information; provide direction and support in making yearly spending recommendations while maximizing the use of funds; and for ensuring overall operations are within the unit’s budget.
Non Tenure Track - Lecturer (Applied Linguistics) Part-Time Applied Linguistics
The Applied Linguistics Department at the University of Massachusetts Boston ( invites applications for a part-time, benefitted Non-Tenure Track Lecturer position (0.5 FTE) starting September 1, 2024. The Lecturer will teach two courses per semester. Contract renewal is based on funding and teaching performance.
Lecturer Counseling & School Psychology
We are seeking an outstanding candidate to join our faculty in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Massachusetts Boston beginning September 1, 2024. The candidate will assume a nine-month, lecturer non-tenure track appointment in the Counseling and School Psychology Department, which houses two APA Accredited Programs in Counseling Psychology and School Psychology, MPCAC-Accredited Masters Programs in School Counseling and Mental Health Counseling, NASP-Accredited Masters and Ed.S. Programs in School Psychology, a graduate certificate program in Applied Behavior Analysis, and a B.A. in Sport Leadership and Administration.
Professor Gerontology
UMass Boston's Gerontology Institute seeks a director for the Institute. This position also holds a full-time tenured faculty position at the rank of Full Professor in the Department of Gerontology to begin on September 1, 2024. The person who fills this position will also serve as the Director of the Gerontology Institute starting January 2025
Non Tenure Track - Lecturer (Clinical Psychology) Psychology
The Department of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a Lecturer position beginning September 1, 2024 in Clinical Psychology with a track record of success in teaching and clinical work/clinical supervision. Our goal is to successfully recruit a psychologist, who will (a) serve as the Practicum Coordinator, coordinating placements and supporting students in completing external practicum placements, for our clinical psychology doctoral program, (b) provide clinical supervision to doctoral student trainees particularly through our UMB-UR-BEST outreach program (see, and (c) teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Courses could include Practicum seminars, Personality, Mental Health and Psychological Distress, Principles of Psychotherapy, Social Psychology, or Psychological Testing, as well as additional courses as proposed and approved by the department. Additional responsibilities include providing racially and culturally responsive advising to undergraduate students and contributing to service for the program, department, and college.
Dean, School for the Environment SFE - Dean's Office
UMass Boston’s School for the Environment (SFE) is home to more than 400 environmental science, marine science, urban planning, sustainability, and community development faculty, post-docs, staff, and graduate and undergraduate students. SFE is also home to seven research centers and institutes, along with the pioneering work conducted in SFE’s Stone Living Lab and Nantucket Field Station. Using transdisciplinary and equity-informed approaches to research, teaching, and action, the School for the Environment expands environmental knowledge and understanding and creates cutting-edge solutions to environmental and social problems in Boston and beyond. Research concentrations include climate change management, environmental studies and sustainability, coastal and marine science, ecology, coastal resilience, contaminants and conservation, urban planning and community development, and environmental policy and management.
Working Agreements Specialist Manning CNHS - Dean's Office
The Manning College of Nursing and Health Sciences seeks an organized person with administrative experience in supporting health science students. This position focuses on the process of placing students in clinical and/or internship learning experiences for all programs in the college.
Departmental Research Administrator (I-III) Manning CNHS - Dean's Office
The “Department Research Administrator (DRA)” job family of positions (levels 1 through 4) are the core department/college-based administrators responsible for working directly with our research faculty and staff on grant development and preparation, and with the day-to-day financial oversight of all funded awards. Our campus’ external research activities are coordinated within teams. We are currently seeking a position within the following team: College of Science and Mathematics, Manning College of Nursing and Health Sciences and School for the Environment. These DRA I-III positions will report to the DRA Team Leads.
Director of Benefits Human Resources
Reporting directly to the Vice Chancellor for Human Resources, the Director of Benefits (Director) will be responsible for the high-level management and oversight of the university’s strategic benefits program, as well as for the day-to-day operations of benefits administration for all university employees. Primary among the Director’s varied responsibilities will be ensuring that university and external constituents receive the highest level of customer service, including prompt and accurate communications regarding benefits matters, from the UMass Boston benefits team. The Director will serve as a campus liaison to the Massachusetts Group Insurance Commission (GIC) with regard to all aspects of health, life, long-term disability and other GIC-provided benefits and will play a similar role in managing the university’s relationship with the various health and welfare trusts through which university employees receive dental insurance. The Director also will manage the university’s provision of strong customer-service oriented support to employees retiring from the university, including ensuring smooth collaboration with all aspects of the university’s interface with the GIC, the Massachusetts State Employees Retirement System (MSERS) and the university Optional Retirement Program (ORP). The incumbent will meet with employees, provide information on the processing of retiree health care; provide overview of other health insurance options in retirement; and process salary verifications for the processing of previous state time for retirement. The Director also will ensure the smooth and effective operation of all other benefits operations, including management of the university tuition waiver process, health care spending and dependent care savings accounts, commuting-related benefits, various discount programs available to university employees and all other university benefits programs.
Visiting Assistant Professor (Mathematics) Mathematics
Robert T. Seeley Visiting Assistant Professorship The Department of Mathematics at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a Robert T. Seeley Visiting Assistant Professor position beginning September 1, 2024. This is a two-year non-tenure track position, and it carries a reduced teaching load of 2-1. The research area of interest is open to all fields of pure and applied mathematics closely related to those in the Department of Mathematics. Candidates should have received a PhD by the time the position starts and should show outstanding promise of research ability as well as a capacity for effective teaching. For more information visit
Clinical Social Worker Health Services
The full-time Staff Clinical Social Worker for University Health Services Counseling Center will provide high quality, time- effective, evidence-based and culturally responsive clinical services, including: triage; emergency and crisis intervention services; referrals and evaluations; as well as individual and group counseling and psychotherapy. The incumbent will manage a caseload so as to serve the maximum number of students who are appropriate for services at the University Health Services Counseling Center; and will consult with and/or make timely and appropriate mental health referrals for students as needed. The incumbent will also participate with outreach and supervision/training activities. The position is a full time (12 months) and benefitted one. This is a hybrid position which includes in-person and tele-counseling/remote work, and unique schedule options.
Assistant Professor (Exercise and Health Sciences) Exercise & Health Science
The Department of Exercise and Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Boston (UMass Boston) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Ideal candidates should have research and teaching expertise in areas related to physical activity measurement and behavioral intervention/health promotion, and/or epidemiology specifically within minoritized populations
Compensation and HR Operations Analyst Human Resources
Reporting to the Senior Director of HR Information Systems and Operations, and working closely with the HR Generalist team, the Compensation and HR Operations Analyst plays an important role in ensuring the competitiveness and effectiveness of the University’s compensation-related programs as well as alignment with federal, state and university regulations, policies, and guidelines. The Analyst works closely with the Senior Director, the HR Generalist team, staff in colleges and departments and individual employees to identify and resolve various inquiries and issues related to compensation, job classification, and related matters. Works as part of a team to administer and provide analytical support for the departmental compensation committee comprising the Analyst, the HR Generalist team and designated Labor Relations staff members. Takes a leading role, under the management of the Senior Director, in devising and implementing a plan to introduce an electronic workflow into compensation and job classification operations.
Associate Lecturer (Mathematics) Mathematics
The Department of Mathematics at UMASS Boston anticipates having several associate lecturer positions in mathematics starting in the fall and spring semesters. Renewals are contingent upon performance, availability of resources, and need in the department. The essential duties will be to teach up to four sections (12 credits) of lower-division service level mathematics classes per semester. In addition to instruction, the successful candidates will be expected to follow standard departmental policies related to instruction and course coordination in multi-section classes and curriculum development.
Assistant Professor (Marketing/Sports Business) Marketing
The College of Management at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in marketing / sport business, beginning from September 1, 2024.
Assistant Professor (Finance) Accounting & Finance
The Department of Accounting and Finance at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for two tenure-track positions in Finance beginning September 1, 2024.
Assistant Professor (Cybersecurity/Data Privacy) Computer Science
The Computer Science Department at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position to begin September 1, 2024. We will consider strong candidates in any research area but will prioritize Cybersecurity and Data Privacy. A PhD in computer science or a related area is required. The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary and start-up package and is expected to establish a highly recognized, robust, externally funded, and independent research program.
Assistant Professor (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 Assistant Professor in the general area of Data Science, to begin September 1, 2024. The CSM encompasses six departments: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Physics. It also includes the Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy (CPCT), a Student Success Center and leads several research core facilities on campus. The new hire will further strengthen and expand the CSM interdisciplinary and data-oriented research and demonstrate commitment to graduate and undergraduate research and education. The new hire will complement other CSM groups already involved in these endeavors. We consider Data Science broadly defined, encompassing multiple disciplines, ranging from theoretical and methodological contributions rooted in statistics, mathematics, and computer science to developing cutting-edge algorithms for diverse applications in science and engineering. Ideal candidates will have a strong track record in theoretical and applied research in fundamentals of Data Science, algorithm development, and dissemination of software packages for practical applications.
Assistant Professor- (Management) Management
The Department of Management in the College of Management at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor, beginning September 1, 2024. Appropriate candidates will hold a PhD in Management or closely-related discipline (ABDs will be considered but must complete their doctorate by September 1, 2024). Appropriate candidates will demonstrate clear research and teaching interests in Strategic Management, a record of publications, and a clear pipeline of manuscripts in progress. The candidate will be expected to teach in-person and online courses primarily in Strategic Management at the graduate and undergraduate levels in support of the Bachelors of Science in Management (BSM) and Master of Business Administration (MBA), with the potential for teaching in related management disciplines as needed. The candidate will also be expected to support the Department’s track and research group in Organizations and Social Change as part of the College’s PhD in Business Administration.
Assistant Professor (Biochemistry) Biology
The Department of Biology at the University of Massachusetts Boston seeks applicants for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor to pursue a research program that addresses biological questions at the mechanistic, biochemical level. We will prioritize candidates whose research plans emphasize biochemical approaches to molecular and cell biology, developmental biology, or microbial biology. 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 our molecular, cell, and developmental biologists, as well as with our ecologists and evolutionary biologist.

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