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Associate Lecturers (English) English
The English Department at UMass Boston anticipates availability for non-tenure-track associate lecturers in English to teach up to four sections (12 credits) of first-year composition, to start in fall and occasionally spring semesters. Availability of courses depends on student enrollment and is not guaranteed beyond one 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.
Lecturer (Sports Leadership and Administration) Counseling & School Psychology
The Sport Leadership and Administration program at the University of Massachusetts Boston seeks a full-time non-tenure-track Lecturer (one-year appointment) to join the Department of Counseling and School Psychology in the College of Education and Human Development, beginning Fall 2024. Responsibilities include: (1) teach undergraduate-level courses; (2) advise undergraduate students; (3) assist in the recruitment and selection of new students; and (4) provide service to university, college, and departmental committees, and to professional associations. The successful candidate will work closely with the Internship Coordinator for the Sport Leadership and Administration program. Typically, full-time Non-Tenure Track faculty teach 12-credits every fall and spring semester
Labor Relations Manager Human Resources
Reporting to the Executive Director of Labor Relations, the Labor Relations Manager will have primary duties that include the resolution of grievances pertaining to collective bargaining agreements, employee concerns and potential disciplinary matters. The incumbent will administer human resources policies and procedures; and will provide support and guidance to managers and employees when employee discipline may be warranted. This position will participate in collective bargaining and impact bargaining with University Unions; and will provide guidance in the interpretation of collective bargaining agreements and University policies and procedures. The position will be the first point of contact for various departments on labor relations issues.
Communications Dispatcher III Public Safety
The Dispatcher Level III oversees and monitors the work performed by Dispatcher Level I’s. Incumbents in this position establish staffing schedules, coordinate and conduct employee trainings and oversees and ensures compliance with university policies and procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the Federal Communications Commission. Incumbents also receives, reviews and transmits messages over a state and federal computer network, a fixed radio broadcast system, a police records management system and telephone, all under the rules and regulations of the Federal Communications Commission. Employees in this class operate radio transmitting and receiving equipment; maintain records and logs of messages; search files to obtain information; coordinate radio communications; and perform related work as required.
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.
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
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.

All official salary offers must be approved by Human Resources.

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