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Assistant Professor Nursing
The Department of Nursing within the Manning College of Nursing and Health Sciences (MCNHS) invites applicants to join our diverse college as a tenure-track Assistant Professor. This multiple faculty recruitment is part of a cluster hire designed to improve and strengthen our research portfolio as well as our educational programs at graduate and undergraduate levels. We are particularly interested in faculty applicants with expertise in fundamentals of professional nursing, maternal health, child health, community health, mental health, and health policy.
Assistant Professor Leadership in Education
The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Urban Education, Leadership, and Policy Studies in the Leadership in Education Department to begin September 1, 2023. We are seeking candidates with experience in supporting the success of racially minoritized students specifically in social justice and equity in education. We are also interested in an equity-minded, Pre-K to 12 urban education leadership scholar with expertise in one or more of the following areas: anti-racist leadership, educational policy (e.g., policymaking, education law, finance, policy implementation), and who uses mixed methodologies.
Professor Nursing
Search for Nursing Department Chair: The Robert and Donna Manning College of Nursing and Health Sciences (MCNHS) at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenured Professor or Associate Professor to serve as Chair of the Department of Nursing.
Assistant Professor (Computer Science) Computer Science
The Computer Science Department at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for two full-time tenure-track faculty positions to begin September 1, 2023. We will consider strong candidates in any research area but will prioritize Cybersecurity and Databases.
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.
Assistant Professor Counseling & School Psychology
We are seeking an outstanding candidate to join our faculty in the College of Education and Human Development, beginning Fall 2023. The candidate will assume tenure-track assistant professorship in the Counseling and School Psychology Department. We seek candidates with research foci and research programs in sociocultural concerns related to culture, race and/or ethnicity, which may include healthcare inequities; the impact of systemic and structural racism and discrimination on mental health; and the ways that racial and gender oppression intersect with health care access and equity, psychological supports and/or prevention and intervention efforts.
Assistant Provost (Community and Executive Education) Provost & VC Acad Affairs
The Assistant Vice Provost for Community and Executive Education (CEE) provides leadership for Continuing Education to achieve its mission to expand non-credit learning opportunities to for diverse individuals, groups, communities, agencies, and organizations across a broad range of public and private sectors. The Assistant Vice Provost promotes excellence and continuous improvement by developing mission-driven strategies, supporting implementation activities, and ensuring that resources are appropriately generated and allocated to support program success. The Assistant Vice Provost works collaboratively with internal university departments and external partners to identify and capitalize on opportunities to increase access to and enrollment in non-credit programs. The Assistant Vice Provost catalyzes opportunities for upskilling, micro-credentialing, and pioneering of non-credit programs to fill in the knowledge and skills gaps in the community and beyond. The Assistant Vice Provost works with academic deans, directors of institutes and others to align, where appropriate, non-credit pathways with the academic offerings of UMass Boston. The Assistant Vice Provost is also charged with developing and implementing strategies and objectives that align with the university’s strategic goals including but not limited to developing partnerships with business and industry to become a preferred educational provider
Assistant Professor Gerontology
The Department of Gerontology in the John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites qualified persons to apply for a tenure-track assistant professor position to join our faculty beginning September 1, 2023. The Department seeks to increase the number of tenure-track faculty conducting research on aging among historically underrepresented and marginalized groups. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who seek to understand the determinants and effects of aging in underserved and marginalized communities, including Black, Latinx, and Indigenous populations
Assistant Professor (Modern Languages Lit Cultures) Modern Languages Lit Cultures
The Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at University of Massachusetts Boston seeks a full-time tenure-track assistant professor of Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies, beginning September 1, 2023. We encourage applications from candidates who specialize in the comparative study of Asian, European, and/or African literatures, cinemas, or digital media; ability to teach and conduct research in a language other than English is required. The successful candidate will develop and teach courses in English that will enrich the department’s transnational course offerings, as well as language courses in the language of specialization. To build on the department’s commitment to cultural critique, critical engagement with questions of race, ethnicity, colonialism and diaspora is expected. The typical teaching course load is two courses each semester.
Assistant Professor (Performing Arts) Performing Arts
The Department of Performing Arts at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in scenic and lighting design, beginning September 1, 2023. We seek an exceptional individual to teach design and technical Theatre courses and design and implement sets and lighting for mainstage shows. The successful candidate will provide design-technology leadership with a small but dedicated faculty that includes other full-time professors and several outstanding adjuncts. In addition, the department offers B.A. degrees in Theatre Arts and Music, a minor in Dance, and a Music Teacher Licensure program. The ability to educate, organize, and mobilize student workers is essential to the position.
Assistant Professor (Applied Linguistics) Applied Linguistics
Assistant Professor in Applied Linguistics with specialization in Sociolinguistics The Applied Linguistics Department at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with a start date of September 1, 2023. We envision a sociolinguist who grounds their work in issues of power, equity, and justice. They will contribute through research, teaching, and service to our commitment to engage with and include culturally diverse audiences in higher education and in the New England public school community. The Department of Applied Linguistics is a critically-oriented community of scholars, researchers, and activists dedicated to understanding linguistic diversity in everyday life. We are seeking a colleague who shares these educational values and vision.
Assistant Professor Engineering
The Department of Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Computer Engineering, to begin September 1, 2023. We seek energetic candidates with strong experimental research track records capable of establishing and maintaining a nationally recognized and externally funded applied research program in the fields of Robotics or Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS). Research areas may include (but not limited to): AI, Robotics, CPS, reinforcement learning, control systems, smart cities, real-time machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), autonomous vehicle and UAV, computer vision, novel actuator and sensor technology, CPS safety and security, digital system design, etc.
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.
Assistant Professor (Urban Planning and Community Development) SFE - Dean's Office
The Department of Urban Planning and Community Development in the School for the Environment at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites candidates for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin September 1, 2023. The ideal candidate will have a research, teaching, and outreach agenda focused on affordable housing policy making and planning; housing production, finance, and management; and urban real estate market analysis. Of particular interest are candidates committed to investigating innovative forms of socially integrated housing that address the escalating shelter costs and rising rates of residential segregation by race and class in multiple U.S. cities. The UPCD Department seeks to advance the University’s urban mission through engaged scholarship and is committed to recruiting a highly skilled candidate interested in partnering with local organizations and stakeholders to achieve more just housing planning processes and outcomes. Priority will be given to candidates with an engaged scholarship agenda who is interested in innovative approaches by involving students in applied courses and collaborative planning studios undertaken with external partners.
Lecturer Management Science & Info Sys
The Department of Management Science and Information Systems at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a fulltime lecturer position in Supply Chain and Analytics, to begin in the Spring 2023 academic semester.
Assistant Professor Public Policy & Public Affairs
The Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs in the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies at UMass Boston invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor, beginning September 1, 2023. Applicants must have earned a doctoral degree in one of the following fields: public administration, public policy, political science or any other relevant social science program. Areas of specialization include a program of research primarily situated in public administration that focuses on budgeting, finance, leadership, human resource management, performance management, and/or science and technology. The Department welcomes experts in both qualitative and quantitative methodologies. 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.
Assistant Professor Confl Res Hum Sec & Globl Gov
The Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, & Global Governance in the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies at UMass Boston invites applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor position, beginning September 1, 2023. We are seeking a scholar/practitioner who can strengthen the conflict resolution program core, and who has a primary focus on conflict at the community, organizational, or national (US domestic) level.  We are interested in candidates whose areas of focus include conflicts surrounding race, ethnicity, and justice, particularly in the US, as well as candidates with a focus on gender and conflict, or restorative justice. We are open to all research methodological strategies, but some fluency in quantitative methods is a plus.  Candidates must possess an earned doctorate in a relevant social science discipline by the date of appointment.
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.
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.

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