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HR Customer Service Assistant (Benefits/Labor Relations) Human Resources
The HR Customer Service Assistant will provide routine administrative duties to support the daily operations of the Department of Human Resources. The incumbent will greet, direct and/or provide assistance to both internal and external customers; receive and direct internal and external phone and e-mail inquiries and when necessary, field inquires to appropriate staff person; receive, sort and distribute mail; prepare selected correspondence; and proofread and type documents. S/he will run reports and conduct database queries; gather, update and enter information into departmental and/or university databases and systems; and will schedule meetings for departmental directors and managers. The incumbent will be responsible for interacting with a wide variety of staff, faculty and students to provide information and to direct them to the appropriate source for resolution of an issue.
Special Assistant to the Assistant Chancellor Ofc of Diversity & Inclusion
The Special Assistant to the Assistant Chancellor within the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) will provide high-level professional and administrative support by performing complex, varied and confidential administrative, project management and financial functions supporting the goals and strategic priorities of the Office and the University. The incumbent will serve as the liaison for the Assistant Chancellor (AC) for all internal and external constituencies and will assist in the management of day-to-day relationships with key functional areas of the university, including but not limited to Admissions, Academic Affairs, Enrollment Management, Student Affairs and Human Resources. The Special Assistant will independently manage and oversee complex projects as assigned often with a high degree of confidentiality.
Assistant Professor (Creative Writing Poetry) English
The English Department seeks an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing-Poetry beginning September 1, 2023 at a lively, diverse, urban university with about 350 undergraduate majors and minors, over 40 MA students in literature, composition, pedagogy, and creative writing, and a fulltime MFA program enrolling 30 students in creative writing. Responsibilities include teaching poetry workshops, classes on poetry as literature, and the pedagogy of creative writing, as well as eventually participating in the regular rotation of tenured MFA faculty into the directorship of the MFA program. Secondary areas of expertise, particularly in digital storytelling and creative nonfiction, hybrid genres, and/or multicultural literatures are of interest to us and should be described. We seek a candidate with a breadth of expertise and interests who will not just teach creative writing workshops but who will also contribute to the literature offerings of the department.
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. . The incumbent will participate in regular paid meetings which may include clinical consultation, staff and departmental meetings, and in-services.
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, 2023. 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.
Assistant Professor (Sport Management or Business Administration) Marketing
The College of Management at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in sport business, to begin September 1, 2023. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in Sport Management or Business Administration with a sport focus, or a Ph.D. in a closely related field, awarded prior to the date of appointment. Candidates with an interdisciplinary background in studying social equity, diversity, and justice in the sport business are also encouraged to apply. ABDs who will complete the doctorate by no later than August 31, 2023 will be considered. The responsibilities of this position include academic research, teaching, and service. Faculty members must demonstrate potential to conduct scholarly research and publish in high-quality peer-reviewed academic journals in areas related to sport business. They must also demonstrate potential and commitment to effective teaching in graduate and undergraduate courses and will be expected to engage in meaningful service to the college, university, academic profession, and community at large.
Assistant Professor (Marketing) Marketing
The College of Management at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Marketing, to begin September 1, 2023. The responsibilities of this position include academic research, teaching, and service. Faculty members are expected to conduct high-quality academic research and publish in the field's premier journals, teach in the college’s undergraduate and graduate programs, and engage in meaningful service to the department, college, university, community, and profession. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in Marketing or a closely aligned field, awarded prior to the date of appointment. ABDs who will complete their doctorate by no later than August 31, 2023 will be considered. We seek a colleague who will support our goal of ensuring an inclusive, equitable, and diverse workplace. The candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to ongoing research productivity with a strong record of published research in (and/or current research targeting) premier journals. The candidate is also expected to provide substantial evidence of effective teaching, and commitment to service.
Assistant Professor (Sociology) Sociology
The Department of Sociology at UMass Boston invites qualified persons to apply for a tenure-track assistant professor position to join our faculty beginning September 1, 2023. Candidates are expected to have research and teaching strengths in race and ethnicity studies. Secondary areas of interest are open but those applicants specializing in the sociology of health/mental health and/or criminology/criminal justice are especially encouraged to apply. UMass Boston and the Department of Sociology have a strong commitment to social justice and inclusion, and we strongly encourage people from the communities of color best represented in Boston to apply.
Assistant Professor (MSIS) Management Science & Info Sys
The Department of Management Science and Information Systems (MSIS) at UMass Boston invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Information Systems, to begin September 1, 2023. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in Business Analytics, Information Systems, or a closely related field, awarded prior to the date of appointment. ABDs who will complete the doctorate by no later than August 31, 2023 will be considered. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated potential to conduct research and publish in high quality peer-reviewed journals. The candidate will have a demonstrated potential and commitment to effective teaching in graduate and undergraduate courses.
Dean, College of Education and Human Development
The University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for the position of Dean, College of Education and Human Development (CEHD).
Visiting Assistant Professor Counseling & School Psychology
The Department of Counseling and School Psychology in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Massachusetts Boston seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor in Mental Health Counseling beginning September 1, 2022. Position is for one year, with potential for a second year, contingent upon performance and funding. Applicants will contribute to both online and in person M.S. degree programs in Mental Health Counseling. Responsibilities: The individual in this position would teach courses primarily online in the M.S. in Mental Health Counseling program as well as teach in person. The individual would contribute clinical expertise and teach internship seminar courses as well as other content-based courses in the M.S. in Mental Health Counseling program. Requirements: Doctorate or master’s degree in Counseling Psychology, Counselor Education, or a related field with 3 years post-graduation experience. Licensure in Massachusetts or eligibility for licensure. Teaching experience. Strong preference will be given to candidates who have a doctorate in Counseling Psychology, Counselor Education, or related field though applicants with a master’s degree and significant clinical and supervisory experience will also be considered. Candidates should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a list of three references. For more information contact the Search Chair, Sharon Lamb, Sharon.lamb@umb.edu. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Lecturer Biology
The Department of Biology at UMASS Boston anticipates having several associate lecturer positions in biology starting 1 September 2022. Renewals are contingent upon performance, availability of resources, and need in the department.
Associate Lecturer Mathematics
The Department of Mathematics at UMASS Boston anticipates having several associate lecturer positions in mathematics starting 1 September 2022. 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.
Professor and Department Chair (Engineering) Engineering
The University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for the position of Professor and Department Chair for the Department of Engineering in the College of Science and Mathematics (CSM). UMass Boston, the only public research university in the greater Boston area, offers two ABET accredited BS degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering. The Department’s strengths include quantum electronics and photonics, applied electromagnetics, wireless communications, nanoscale interfaces to biology, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things. The Department participates in CSM interdisciplinary PhD programs in Integrative Biosciences and Computational Sciences. In addition to a commitment to interdisciplinary research and graduate education, Engineering faculty play a leadership role on campus research core facilities and participate in UMass System research & training initiatives, as well as in the ongoing establishment of corporate partnerships. The Department has a substantial institutional development potential, and the Chair will play a central role as UMass Boston launches a new University-wide Strategic Plan. The successful candidate is also expected to have a vigorous research program overlapping but not restricted with current research areas in the department. We seek a leader who will support our goal of ensuring an inclusive, equitable, and diverse workplace. This is a tenured appointment at the rank of Professor.
Associate Professor Nursing
The Manning College of Nursing and Health Sciences Department of Nursing invites applicants to join our diverse college as a tenure-track or tenured faculty member beginning September 1, 2022.

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