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Early Childhood Leadership Coach Institute for Early Education
The Early Childhood Coach will be responsible for the delivery of coaching services as part of the leadership coaching team at the Institute for Early Education Leadership and Innovation and its grant-funded projects with the MA Department of Early Education and Care.
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 Spring 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.
Assistant Director of University Events Univ Events and Ceremonies
The Assistant Director of University Events provides high-level event and office support for the Office of University Events and Ceremonies. The incumbent will assist with the planning, promotion, execution, and evaluation of chancellor-level and campus-wide events planned by the office, as well as work collaboratively with other departments on campus to ensure all events meet university standards. The Office is responsible for commencement and commencement-related events, as well as the annual Fall Convocation, Distinguished Faculty Lectures, Community Breakfast, and other Chancellor-hosted events and selective high-level events being held by university leaders. Reports to the Director of University Events.
Executive Director of Sustainable Solutions Lab Sustainable Solutions Lab
The Sustainable Solutions Lab works to advance climate justice through research, convenings and field building.  As a cross-university initiative, the Sustainable Solutions Lab (SSL) will, through explicit and strong relationships among business, non-profit, and government agency partners, promote and advance transdisciplinary research and practice to develop and implement sustainable and equitable solutions to issues of climate change.  The Executive Director, Sustainable Solutions Lab provides leadership on all major areas of the Lab’s policy, research, communications and policy-impact agendas, including strategic planning, as well as its financial and programmatic development.  The incumbent will be responsible for leading, supervising, coordinating, and conducting new and ground-breaking thinking on conceptualizing frameworks and developing metrics to assess impact of SSL activities; and will engage with high level stakeholders from multiple sectors, understanding current issues associated with climate change adaptation and resilience from a breadth of perspectives ranging from the natural sciences to policy to business to climate justice advocates. The Executive Director will supervise and orchestrate SSL activities through its advisory boards and will directly work with SSL Research Director and faculty affiliates to advance their research and associated activities; will lead fundraising and developing revenue streams to support SSL growth and longevity, which includes writing, analysis, participation and leadership in the dissemination, communication, and presentation of SSL products and activities.
Assistant Professor- (Asian American Studies Program) Asian American Studies Program
The Asian American Studies Program in the School for Global Inclusion and Social Development of the College of Education & Human Development at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for an equity minded tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin in September 1, 2024. Specfiically, we seek a faculty member who maintains a focus on Vietnamese American diasporic community studies and whose research can inform the public’s urgent need to understand the origins and impacts of anti-Asian hate that has increased in recent years. The faculty member will have rich opportunities to engage deeply with one of the nation’s oldest and largest Vietnamese communities located in Boston’s Dorchester Fields Corner neighborhood—five minutes away from our campus—and with UMass Boston’s diverse, urban, majority-BIPOC student body which includes the highest number of Vietnamese American students enrolled in any local university.
Lecturer (Counseling & School Psychology) 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 Spring 2024. The candidate will assume a nine-month, clinical 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.
Director of Addiction Counseling (ACEP) MCNHS - Dean's Office
The Manning College of Nursing and Health Sciences seeks a Director for the Addiction Counselor Education Program (ACEP). The Director will also be responsible for the recruitment, screening and selection of students for admission to the ACEP. Additionally the director will be a key decision maker on expanding the program's reach throughout the state.
Assistant Professor- (Counseling & School Psychology) Counseling & School Psychology
The Department of Counseling & School Psychology is seeking an outstanding candidate for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the College of Education and Human Development at UMass Boston, to begin on September 1, 2024. We seek candidates with research foci and research programs in expertise in promoting the academic success and/or social-emotional wellness of minoritized youth. We are especially interested in applicants with expertise in bilingual school psychology (e.g., assessment, intervention) who demonstrate an understanding of the impact of advancing our commitment to racial justice.
Assistant Professor (Leadership in Education) Leadership in Education
The Department of Leadership in Education in the College of Education and Human Development at UMass Boston seeks applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor of higher education, to begin September 1, 2024. Of particular interest are candidates with scholarly expertise in racial and gender equity in higher education using asset-based approaches and an established program of research within a qualitative, quantitative, or mixed methods tradition. Candidates’ research agendas should focus on one of the following three areas: 1) access and success of undergraduate students from minoritized populations, including students in associate’s, bachelor's, or early college programs, 2) community colleges, with a focus on policy/reform, leadership, and practitioner work, or 3) teaching and learning in higher education, with a focus on culturally sustaining and asset-based pedagogies.
Assistant Professor (Conflict Resolution, Human Security and Global Governance) Confl Res Hum Sec & Globl Gov
The Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance (CRHSGG) at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites qualified applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to join our vibrant, interdisciplinary faculty beginning September 1, 2024. We are seeking a scholar of critical security studies, broadly defined, who can contribute to and strengthen the core curriculum of the graduate programs in Global Governance and Human Security in CRHSGG. We are particularly interested in candidates whose areas of focus include gender, race, and/or decolonial theory. The position is open to scholars from a range of social sciences, including but not limited to political science, geography, sociology, anthropology, and gender studies, who connect questions of global governance with imperatives for human security.
Assistant Professor (Public Policy and Public Affairs) Public Policy & Public Affairs
The Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to join our faculty beginning September 1, 2024. Applicants must have earned a doctoral degree. The Department is especially interested in hiring a candidate with a degree in political science but is open to candidates with relevant related social science degrees such as public policy, international relations, among others. Priority will be given to candidates with expertise in racial, disparities, gender inequality and intersectional approaches to inequities, as well as health care and/or climate change risks. The Department emphasizes research specializations in environmental studies, health policy, international and/or comparative expertise on social, economic, and political inequity in this search. A focus on the impact of a transition to a green economy on vulnerable communities is desirable. Candidates should have strong research skills that enable them to contribute to the methods and/or statistics training core curriculum. The Department welcomes experts in both qualitative and quantitative methodologies. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to UMass Boston’s anti-racist and health promotion mission. The Department welcomes scholars who conduct policy-relevant, publicly engaged scholarship and who collaborate with community-based organizations, nonprofits and NGOs, and/or government agencies. All candidates should have an emerging or established program of research with evidence of external funding or the potential for generating external funding.
Clinical Lecturer A (Nursing) Nursing
Join our Accelerated Nursing Faculty as a 12 month program faculty. The position is for faculty members who will provide direct didactic and clinical instruction for students in the online Accelerated BSN program.
Assistant Dean for Finance and Administration CEHD - Dean's Office
The Assistant Dean for Finance and Administration serves as chief financial officer and chief operating officer for the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD).  As an equity minded leader, the Assistant Dean is responsible for finance and personnel management for the college and will advise the Dean regarding budgetary, finance and personnel matters.  They will analyze and prepare budget and financial reports; serve as liaison between the Dean’s Office, three academic departments, and other administrative offices on budget and personnel matters. The incumbent is responsible for the management and coordination for the compliance of the performance management program for all Non-Unit and Unit staff members which includes evaluations and recognition. The Assistant Dean is responsible for the management of all purchasing, maintenance, security and service contracts for college equipment; and space and facility needs.
Assistant Professor (Women's Gender Sexuality Studies) Women's Gender Sexuality Studi
The Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure track assistant position beginning September 1, 2024. This position will support our undergraduate minor in Queer and Transgender Studies. We are seeking a scholar-educator with expertise in Black Feminisms, Black Queer Studies, Black Trans Studies, Queer of Color Critique, Indigenous Studies, and/or Transnational Feminisms.
Assistant Professor- (Curriculum and Instruction) Curriculum & Instruction
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the University of Massachusetts Boston’s College of Education and Human Development seeks applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor in educator preparation who will serve as the Director of Educator Preparation, to begin on September 1, 2024. We are seeking a collaborative, creative, and equity-minded colleague who shares UMass Boston’s commitment to urban education, anti-racism, and social justice and who possesses culturally sustaining perspectives on education from birth through 12th grade.
Assistant Professor (Psychology) Psychology
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Clinical Psychology The Psychology Department at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin September 1, 2024. We seek a colleague whose work promotes social justice and anti-racism through connections with psychological processes and healing, and who will contribute meaningfully to our Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program’s scientist-practitioner-activist focus.
Assistant Professor (Political Science) Political Science
The Department of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track position in American politics to be filled at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning September 1, 2024. We are particularly interested in candidates whose area of specialization is in race, ethnicity, and politics. Preferred but not required secondary areas of interest include political behavior, inequality, or American political development. A typical teaching load is two courses per semester, and candidates are expected to be productive scholars with active research agendas and pedagogical commitments. UMass Boston aspires to be an anti-racist health promoting institution and encourages applications from scholars with a commitment to community engagement in Boston and beyond.
Professor and Associate Dean of Nursing Nursing
The Department of Nursing is growing and the University of Massachusetts Boston (UMass Boston) invites applications for the position of Professor and Associate Dean of Nursing (ADN) in the Manning College of Nursing and Health Sciences (MCNHS). The Associate Dean of Nursing will serve as a tenured faculty member in the Department of Nursing. The ADN will be a key leader within the college, guiding innovative pathways, partnerships, and technology for the academic mission of the Department of Nursing. This leader will be the outward face of nursing for the college, representing the department in partnerships and initiatives with external entities and fostering innovative and interdisciplinary academic programs within.
Assistant Professor (Economics) Economics
The Department of Economics at UMass Boston invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Labor Economics, with particular interest in research related to inequality, poverty, and/or race to begin September 1, 2024. The Economics Department at UMass Boston is a vibrant and diverse group with an established history of research in poverty, inequality, and race. This position will further deepen our focus in these areas, as well as support our growing cohorts of undergraduate majors as well as the Department's M.A. in Applied Economics
Post Doctoral Research Fellow Ctr for Prsnl Cancer Therapy
The Pathania Lab at University of Massachusetts Boston seeks a highly motivated individual to join the team as a postdoctoral research fellow who will work on projects related to DNA damage repair pathways with special focus on BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes We are seeking candidates with strong background in molecular biology, and ideally strong expertise in DNA damage repair biology. The research in our group is focused on understanding pathways that drive breast, ovarian and prostate cancer in BRCA1/2 mutation carriers. Our work is also focused on designing new preventive and therapeutic strategies based on insights gained through mechanistic studies in the lab. Mechanistically minded scientists who wish to study these or pursue other similar areas of interest are encouraged to apply.

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