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Lecturer A - Director of Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Success and Diversity UMass Amherst
The CNS Director of Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Success and Diversity, a non-tenure-track faculty position (100% FTE) 12-month appointment, reports directly to the Associate Dean for Graduate, Postdoc and Faculty Development and will provide leadership and supporting activities to advance the recruitment and retention of graduate students and postdoctoral researchers in the College of Natural Sciences (CNS), with a special focus on racial, ethnic, gender and socioeconomic groups underrepresented in STEM. The Director will be responsible for designing and implementing graduate student and postdoctoral fellow programming and assessing its effectiveness.  The Director will work with college leadership on issues related to recruitment and retention and grant writing and partner with other campus entities to establish metrics and assessments that inform CNS's graduate student and postdoctoral diversity initiatives.
DACSS Lecturer 100% UMass Amherst
The Data Analytics and Computational Social Science (DACSS) Program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applicants for a position as a Lecturer in Computational Social Science. This is a full-time position involving both research and teaching. This is a one-year position, with the expectation of renewal for a two-year reappointment based on the candidate’s performance. The preferred start date is August 1, 2021.
Part-time Lecturer - BDIC UMass Amherst
The BDIC (Bachelor's Degree with Individual Concentration) Program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is hiring for a non-tenure track part-time (50%) faculty to teach 4 sections per academic year of BDIC 350- Junior Year Writing and/or BDIC 494I- Integration and Innovation, our core offerings that satisfy the University's junior year writing requirement and the University’s integrative experience requirement.
Business Communication Lecturer Pool Search UMass Amherst
The Business Communication Program in the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is establishing a pool of non-tenure track part-time faculty to teach  Management Communication, our core offering that satisfies the University's junior year writing requirement. Management Communication is a small, workshop-based, and writing-intensive course that emphasizes real-world writing and speaking assignments that prepare students for today's dynamic business environments.
Lecturer - Food Sciences/CNS UMass Amherst
The Department of Food Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (https://www.foodsci.umass.edu/) seeks a full-time (9-month academic year), non-tenure track lecturer beginning in Fall of 2021. We would like to fill this lecturer position to teach Food Science courses including (but not limited to): Food Processing, Food Chemistry and Analysis laboratories as well as a large lecture course.  In addition, this position would work with faculty on graduate program, including student recruitment, internships and professional development.
Management Law Lecturer Pool Search UMass Amherst
The Department of Management in the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts - Amherst is establishing a pool of non-tenure track part-time faculty to teach a variety of law-related courses, including Introduction to Law, contracts (including the UCC), labor and employment law, business organizations, securities law, bankruptcy, environmental law, and CPA Law. Openings may be available to teach on-campus courses to bachelors or masters students through all Isenberg School of Management degree programs and certificates. There may also be openings to teach courses in our online and part-time bachelors and masters degree programs, minors, certificates and other academic offerings on campus and online in Isenberg or in business centric courses offered through the University without Walls (UWW). Some UWW courses are delivered fully online allowing faculty to teach from anywhere with a dependable Internet connection. Others employ a hybrid model (online and face-to-face). For hybrid model courses, the face-to-face class sessions meet in various locations in Massachusetts including Springfield, Shrewsbury, and the greater metropolitan Boston area. Successful candidates will have expertise or evident potential in providing quality teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level. A demonstrated ability to teach in both face-to-face and distance education formats is highly desirable.
Management Lecturer Pool Search UMass Amherst
The Department of Management in the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts - Amherst is establishing a pool of non-tenure track part-time faculty to teach a variety of courses in the areas of organizational behavior, human resource management, strategic management, entrepreneurship, sustainability, and/or international management. Openings may be available to teach on-campus courses to bachelors or masters students through all Isenberg School of Management degree programs and certificates. There may also be openings to teach courses in our online and part-time bachelors and master’s degree programs, minors, certificates and other academic offerings on campus and online in Isenberg or in business centric courses offered through the University without Walls (UWW). Some courses are delivered fully online allowing faculty to teach from anywhere with a dependable Internet connection. Others employ a hybrid model (online and face-to-face). For hybrid model courses, the face-to-face class sessions meet in various locations in Massachusetts including Springfield, Shrewsbury, and the greater metropolitan Boston area. Successful candidates will have expertise or evident potential in providing quality teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level. A demonstrated ability to teach in both face-to-face and distance education formats is highly desirable.
Lecturer - Biology Department/CNS UMass Amherst
The Department of Biology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (https://www.bio.umass.edu/biology/) invites applicants for a full-time (9-month academic year), non-tenure track lecturer for classroom instruction in introductory physiology. Primary responsibilities will include classroom instruction in Introductory Physiology (Biol 288) that is one of the ‘core’ second year courses in the Biology Department, as well as teaching 1-2 other core courses in the undergraduate biology curriculum. This person will also perform service in support of the mission and goals of the Department and College.
Clinical Instructor or Clinical Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Nursing – 9-months Multiple Positions UMass Amherst
UMass College of Nursing seeks candidates for full-time, 9-month, Clinical Instructor or Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor with a graduate degree to teach in our undergraduate and graduate programs. Our most significant areas of focus for this position are those with specialty preparation/experience in Pediatric, Med-Surg, or Psych-Mental Health nursing.
Assistant Professor in Finance UMass Amherst
The Department of Finance in the Isenberg School of Management is seeking a tenure-track faculty member with expertise in any area of finance, and a strong commitment to research, teaching, and community.
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Nursing UMass Amherst
Candidates for full-time, 9-month, tenure-track positions, with rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professors are sought. Successful candidates will have a program of research focused in one of three broad areas: innovation and technology for health, including nursing education; psychosocial consequences of health and wellness; or self-management of chronic conditions.
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor -College of Nursing/IALS UMass Amherst
The College of Nursing and the Institute for Applied Life Sciences seek to appoint an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor to a diverse and growing team of innovators and inventors, clinical researchers, engineers, and basic scientists working together within a state-of-the-art interdisciplinary research institute. Applicants must demonstrate working knowledge of team science, nursing ethics, nursing theory, and the state of the discipline. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to the creation of a university culture that promotes and values diversity and a spirit of inclusion. Preference will be given to candidates who have a track record of involvement in nurse-led innovation, and who can articulate plans for an externally-fundable program of research compatible with the unique intellectual and physical resources of the Institute for Applied Life Sciences, such as the use of core facilities and collaboratory spaces. Reporting jointly to the Dean of the College of Nursing and the Director of the Institute, the faculty member will engage in the scholarship of discovery, have the opportunity to teach nurses of the future and participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of educational programming in the College of Nursing. They will work with the College of Nursing faculty and other departments or centers on campus to promote opportunities for inter-professional research and education. The successful candidate may be expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses, supervise graduate students, contribute significantly to the advancement of nursing discovery, establish a vibrant, independent research program, and play an active role in community and academic service activities in the College of Nursing as well as in the wider University.
Lecturer A- Director of Student Success & Student Diversity UMass Amherst
The CNS Director of Student Success and Diversity, a non-tenure-track faculty position (100% FTE) 12-month appointment, will provide leadership and supporting activities to advance the recruitment, retention and successful degree completion of all students in the College of Natural Sciences (CNS), with a special focus on underserved students. The Director will implement and use data from multiple sources to ensure high levels of student success. The Director will be responsible for designing and implementing student success programming and assessing their effectiveness; grant writing; teaching; student advising; effectively partnering with other campus units relative to assessment, diversity and student success; and preparing and reporting findings that inform CNS's student success and diversity initiatives.
Associate Professor in Social Psychology UMass Amherst
The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (http://www.umass.edu/pbs/) is inviting applications for a faculty position at the Associate Professor level in its Social Psychology program, starting in Fall 2021.
Robert K. Barrett Chair in Polymer Science and Engineering Endowed Professorship UMass Amherst
The Department of Polymer Science and Engineering at the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Amherst invites applications for the Robert K. Barrett Chair in Polymer Science and Engineering Endowed Professorship starting in Fall 2021. The successful candidate will be appointed at the full professor level, with expertise in any area of polymer science and engineering, including polymer synthesis, polymer physics, polymer materials, and polymer engineering at the international level of excellence.
Assistant Professor - Biomedical Engineering/IALS UMass Amherst
The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME: https://bme.umass.edu) and the Institute of Applied Life Sciences (IALS: https://www.umass.edu/ials/) at UMass Amherst are seeking a tenure-track faculty member in any area of Biomedical Engineering who will establish a research program with translational potential. While we are seeking talented applicants qualified for an assistant professor position, under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration. The appointment is expected to begin September 1, 2021.
Non Tenure Track - Lecturer Pool UMass Amherst
Temporary Part-Time Lecturer Pool for our on-campus undergraduate programs in the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences.

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