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Manager, Human Resources Information Systems Human Resources
Reporting directly to the Director of HR Information Systems and Operations, the Manager of Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) is responsible for driving and enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of the PeopleSoft Human Resources System for the university, in support of Human Resources administration and initiatives and in alignment with University strategic objectives. The incumbent will serve as the administrator of the current implementation and any refinements needed for the system; and will plan for and successfully implement all subsequent updates across the university; will continually analyze the delivered PeopleSoft product to determine how well it serves campus and system business needs and where gaps exist; and will provide solutions to potential changes in business practices to meet and enhance university strategic goals.
Post Doctoral Research Fellow Biology
The Hill Lab at UMass Boston (https://blogs.umb.edu/nichola-hill/) seeks a postdoc to study the ecological and molecular determinants of infectious disease spillover. The position requires expertise in one or more of the following areas: i) disease ecology and evolution, ii) epidemic surveillance of animal or human populations, iii) genomic or bioinformatic analysis of pathogen traits, or iv) molecular virology. The postdoc will be instrumental in assisting the Principal Investigator (PI) to build and grow the newly-formed lab, attract external funding and develop cutting-edge research in virus evolution or disease ecology. The successful candidate will be expected to perform a range of wet and/or dry lab assays, coordination of laboratory and field-based studies, supervision of undergraduate and graduate students, writing manuscripts and communicating the results at national and international conferences. Current projects include: 1) understanding the evolution and ecology of highly pathogenic avian influenza, 2) characterizing the impacts of the climate crisis on the emergence of viral diseases, 3) assessing the drivers of human-animal transmission of SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19), and 4) investigating host susceptibility of wild and domestic animals using immunogenetics.
Motor Equipment Mechanic III Facilities Admin
Operates heavy power-operated equipment such as backhoes, front-end loaders and bulldozers used in the construction, maintenance and/or repair of roadways, parking lots, culverts, sidewalks, drainage systems, underground conduits, etc.; operate heavy dump trucks, snow plows, sanders, tractor-drawn mowers, riding mowers and other equipment for roadway, parking lot, pathway, sidewalk and grounds maintenance; operate light vehicles such as passenger cars and panel trucks for transporting personnel and materials; perform routine maintenance on vehicles and equipment; maintain records and prepare reports; inspect contractual services; and perform related work as required.
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.
Business & Operations Manager Campus Services
The Business & Operations Manager leverages their organizational skills and service ethic to support a transformative collegiate environment centered on developing an anti-racist, health-promoting community. Reporting directly to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Campus Services, the Business & Operations Manager serves as the primary point person for all aspects of Meal Plan administration, assists with fiscal and resource management, as well as purchasing and human resources activities for the Department of Campus Services. This position also assists with contract management and all aspects of marketing for the department. The position involves communications and interactions with students, faculty and staff, and the public. Campus Services, which reports through the Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance, includes the following departments: Campus Center, Bookstore, Dining Services, Print & Mail Services, Marine Operations and Transportation Services.
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.
HVAC Automatic Temperature Control Mechanic Facilities Admin
The HVAC-Automatic Temperature Control Mechanic inspects, maintains and repairs building components and equipment related to the heating, cooling and ventilation systems, including chilled water recirculation pumps, chilled water condenser pumps, air compressors, variable speed fans, air-supply and recirculating fans, electric heating coils, electric cabinet unit heaters, electric baseboard radiation units, baseboard heating units, cooling coils, chilled water BTU meters, water treatment system components, high voltage main drive motors and other building-related equipment. The incumbent may install new equipment and fixtures.
Administrative Specialist Chancellor's Office
The Administrative Specialist primarily supports the Executive Assistant in all duties as they relate to the administrative functions of the Chancellor’s Office. The Administrative Specialist will also serve as the first point of contact for the Office and will greet, direct, and/or provide assistance to both internal and external customers; receive and direct internal and external inquiries and when necessary, field inquiries to appropriate staff persons. Responsible for receiving, sorting and distributing mail; preparing selected correspondence; and proofreading and typing documents. Also responsible for tracking correspondence in and out of the Office generally.
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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