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Training Coordinator, Accelerating Research Translation UMass Amherst
The Training Coordinator in the Institute for Applied Life Sciences (IALS) facilitates and executes educational and professional development training offerings for faculty, postdoctoral, and student researchers to prepare them for careers in the ‘innovation economy’ as part of an NSF-funded Accelerating Research Translation initiative called START (Support and Training Accelerating Research Translation) @ UMass Amherst. The goal of the START initiative is to develop an institutional capacity and infrastructure for translational research outcomes, including training for graduate student, postdoctoral, and faculty researchers to develop skills and knowledge outside of their academic disciplines that are essential to successful translation of research into useful solutions to real-world problems.
Departmental Assistant (HPP) UMass Amherst
Under the general direction and guidance of Dr. Airín D. Martínez, faculty in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, the Clerical Assistant will provide administrative, bookkeeping, and communications support for three Massachusetts-based, community-engaged research projects examining suicide prevention, healthy food access, and mental health disparities in primarily Latinx populations.
Instructional Designer (Hybrid Opportunity) UMass Amherst
The Instructional Designer creates engaging learning plans, objectives, and activities and develops course content to educate faculty and staff to design, develop, and deliver high-quality online instruction through effective instructional design processes supported by instructional technologies. This position is eligible for a hybrid work schedule.
Network Infrastructure Manager UMass Amherst
The Network Infrastructure Manager will lead the planning, implementation, and maintenance of robust network infrastructure to support the academic and administrative needs of our institution. This position will play a critical role in ensuring reliable connectivity, security, and scalability across campus, facilitating seamless communication and collaboration among students, faculty, and staff.
Research Fellow - Family Forest Research Center (TPO) UMass Amherst
The FFRC is seeking a motivated and personable Research Fellow to join our team. This position involves working closely with FFRC directors Dr. Brett Butler and Paul Catanzaro, and other FFRC members, on various projects that explore the role of corporate forest owners and national resource use. Specific responsibilities will be tailored to the fellow’s interests and skills, providing a dynamic and flexible work environment. Projects are to be determined but will likely include corporate ownership dynamics and national resource use monitoring analyses.
Lecturer - Geology UMass Amherst
The Department of Earth, Geographic, and Climate Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a full-time, temporary (one year), academic-year Lecturer with a strong commitment to geology-focused pedagogy and undergraduate education to begin on September 1, 2024.
Assistant Professor - Kinesiology & IALS UMass Amherst
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) and Institute for Applied Life Sciences (IALS) seek talented applicants for a full-time, 9-month, joint tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Kinesiology Department and IALS. We are searching for a highly motivated and collaborative individual with a strong focus on the use of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging or spectroscopy for the study of critical questions in human movement with an emphasis on translational research. Current areas of expertise and focus on human movement include Physiology, Biomechanics, Movement Neuroscience and Physical Activity & Health. UMass Amherst provides excellent benefits and a competitive salary range commensurate with qualifications and experience. Expected Start Date: September 1, 2025
Cook I (Blue Wall) UMass Amherst
Prepares and cooks simple dishes using a grill, fry-o-later, toaster or other related food service equipment. Acts as station champion and performs a variety of routine tasks in the preparation and serving of food to order. May also be required to prepare more complex dishes to assist the Cook III.
Dining Hall Supervisor (Blue Wall) UMass Amherst
Supervises unit control by placement and supervision of personnel assigned to food service unit or units under the prescribed operational schedules and guidelines of said unit(s).
Maintainer I (Facilities Services) UMass Amherst
Performs general custodial duties in connection with the cleaning and maintenance of a building or of an assigned area within a building in the Auxiliary Services Department. Works as a member of a team cleaning custodial program (CAPP Hillyard Rovic) which includes housekeeping, cleaning, moving furniture, and trash removal in the Campus Center. Performs related work as required.
Audience Services Mgr UMass Amherst
The Audience Services Manager is responsible for the welfare of event attendees and for maintaining a high standard of customer service for all Fine Arts Center (FAC) facility users. The incumbent provides leadership for and oversees all audience-related services at the Fine Arts Center, including public safety, customer service, negotiating and arranging facility rentals and schedules, and all front of house operations.
Employment Eligibility & I-9 Specialist UMass Amherst
The Employment Eligibility and I-9 Specialist is responsible for ensuring University compliance with federal I-9 employment eligibility regulations including, but not limited to, timely identification and resolution of employment eligibility issues to ensure compliance and mitigate liability. The Specialist designs and delivers training to HR professionals across the University. They monitor, reconcile, and correct data discrepancies between the University’s I-9 system (Tracker I-9), international tax system (Sprintax), E-verify, and HR Direct (PeopleSoft) systems. The Specialist develops and implements employment eligibility verification and hiring/onboarding processes and actively supports HR professionals in I-9 and e-Verify processes.
Graduate Programs Services Manager (Hybrid Opportunity) UMass Amherst
Reporting to the Director of Graduate Programs Assistant Director of Operations, the Graduate Programs Service Manager supports Isenberg’s Graduate & Professional Programs Office by managing front office operations along with all aspects of the admissions process. The Service Manager works closely with all Program Directors, handling initial admissions’ inquiries through multiple modes of communication, admissions’ related communications, as well as admissions’ related events.
Associate Director Dining Services (Campus Center Zone - Catering & Retail Dining) UMass Amherst
Under the direction of the Director Residential dining/Retail the Associate Director of Dining Services is responsible for the management of UMass Catering and Campus Center Blue Wall. This position will perform in accordance with university policy, administrative duties as outlined; and is responsible for multi-unit supervision including responsibility and oversight of management teams, supervisors, and chefs. The Associate Director of Dining Services has operational, marketing, and financial oversight and responsibility for UMass Catering and Campus Center Blue Wall.
Post Doctoral Research Associate - Environmental Health UMass Amherst
The Postdoctoral Research Associate will engage in research activities related to reducing dietary exposure to PFAS and mitigating their associated toxicity using clay-based sorbent materials. The positions require general knowledge of analytical chemistry, cell biology, bioassay models, animal models, and data analysis.
Computer Systems Administrator UMass Amherst
The Computer Systems Administrator (CSA), will implement and support policy decisions, and represent CNS and both departments in appropriate meetings/projects. The CSA, with a strong ability to prioritize and make decisions for the computing facilities of the two departments, is responsible for support of research, teaching, and administrative network-attached workstations, stand-alone computers, peripherals, hardware, software, and all network connections.
Clerk IV (Administrative & Operations Coordinator - Hybrid Opportunity) UMass Amherst
The Anthropology Administrative and Operations Coordinator - Clerk IV ensures smooth and efficient administration support for personnel and financial functions, general office operations and event coordination.
Controls & Refrigeration Systems Specialist- HVAC UMass Amherst
Installs, maintains, operates, repairs and/or initiates repairs on building systems such as; pneumatic/electric, electronic, electro-mechanical controls, refrigeration, air conditioning, equipment and related heating and ventilation (HVAC) systems, and their related controllers and controlled devices. Employing the use and need of specialized testing and monitoring, diagnostic equipment; works synchronously with other Control Technicians / trade personnel maintaining the building systems integrity, exercises functional supervision of other employees performing related repair and maintenance activities. This is a maintenance function, which includes overtime and returning to work between shifts when directed or called. It’s also your responsibility to update the Service Desk with your current phone number.
Postdoctoral Research Associate - NLP for Education and/or Educational Research Infrastructure UMass Amherst
We are seeking a full-time postdoctoral research associate to work in the machine learning for education (ML4Ed) research group, led by Andrew Lan, at UMass Amherst.
Lab Safety & Industrial Hygiene Services Officer UMass Amherst
Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director for Academic Safety, or other individual as designated by the Executive Director, provides comprehensive laboratory safety, biosafety, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation safety and industrial hygiene services to the University campus community including risk assessments, inspections, trainings and management of personal protective equipment (PPE) PPE programs for all laboratories and the UMass community.  Industrial hygiene services including exposure assessment, advising on mitigation strategies, occupational health programs, training, incident investigation, and reporting to the University campus community.

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