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University Police Sergeant Public Safety
Pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 253 of the Acts of 2020 (“An Act Relative to Justice, Equity and Accountability in Law Enforcement in the Commonwealth”), the position of: The University Police Sergeant position is a regulated by the Massachusetts Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). University Police Sergeants are appointed as sworn police officers pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws chapter 75, section 32A and chapter 90C which grants University Police Sergeants the same authority, immunities and privileges as a duly appointed and qualified sworn police officer acting elsewhere in the Commonwealth. Under the general supervision of the University Police Lieutenant, a Sergeant patrols assigned areas of property used, owned or occupied by the University of Massachusetts and areas adjacent to the university to provide a safe and secure environment for all members of the University community by means of an alert and vigilant preventive patrol. Patrol Sergeants provide first- line supervision of the activities of sworn and/or non-sworn personnel on a shift, who are engaged in patrol duty, bike patrol, criminal investigations, community relations, crime prevention activities, and in-service training activities. An employee in this class frequently participates in the work performed by subordinate officers and is responsible for performing related duties as required. The Patrol Sergeant’s primary responsibility is to ensure the effective performance of duty by patrol personnel. Patrol Sergeants work independently in performing regularly assigned duties and assumes complete charge in the event of the absence of a superior officer. Work is performed in accordance with federal, state, and local laws as well as university and departmental policies, procedures, and general orders. Work is reviewed by inspection, through verbal and written reports, and by results achieved.
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.
Vice Chancellor for Inclusive Excellence and Belonging Ofc of Diversity & Inclusion
The Vice Chancellor plays a crucial role within the Chancellor’s Cabinet, contributing directly to the planning of strategic and operational goals for the University. Serving as the Chief Diversity Officer, they are tasked with developing and implementing strategies, programs, and practices to advance the University's commitment to inclusive excellence and belonging and becoming an anti-racist and health-promoting institution. Collaborating with Cabinet peers, the Vice Chancellor fosters a culture of inclusive excellence and supports the implementation of DEI Best Practices. Additionally, they work closely with the Chancellor and Cabinet members to develop tailored plans to achieve annual strategic goals across various areas of responsibility within the University.
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.
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
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.
Assistant Professor (Physics) Physics
The Department of Physics in the College of Science and Mathematics (CSM) at the University of Massachusetts Boston (UMB) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in computational physics focusing on research at the interface of machine learning and physics, to begin September 1, 2024. We will prioritize candidates whose research in machine learning/physics complements existing strengths in theoretical quantum science and technology and/or experimental biophysics research within the department. Specific research areas of interest include but are not limited to: quantum machine learning, applications of deep learning/deep reinforcement learning to diverse fields ranging from biomedical physics to quantum computing. The successful applicant is expected to establish a robust externally funded research program, direct the research of students at the doctoral, masters, and undergraduate levels, and interact effectively with colleagues within the Physics Department and in Computer Science and other departments across the College of Science and Mathematics. The successful candidate is also expected to develop innovative courses focusing on the physics/machine learning interface. A Ph.D. in Physics or related fields is required.
Professor (Coastal Resilience) SFE - Dean's Office
The School for the Environment is seeking an outstanding individual at the Full Professor level to become the Distinguished Professor of Coastal Resilience with a specific expertise in nature-based approaches, to begin September 1, 2024. We seek a climate change adaptation expert who can interact with colleagues who emphasize the biological, geological, engineering, socio-economic, and planning impacts of climate change with an emphasis in coastal urban systems. This Distinguished Professor will analyze and/or model the effects of storms, sea-level rise, and warming oceans on macrotidal Northeastern estuaries (developed and undeveloped) and coastal oceans and take on a leadership role in The Stone Living Lab (

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