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Lecturer/Assistant Director of Writing Program UMass Amherst
The University Writing Program in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for the position of Assistant Director at the rank of Lecturer.
Rape Crisis Advocate UMass Amherst
Under general supervision of the Co-Director for Rape Crisis and Violence Prevention Services, the Rape Crisis Advocate will work with the Center for Women and Community (CWC) counseling team and provide short term peer counseling, crisis intervention, and medical and legal advocacy to survivors, non-offending family members, and significant others. This is a grant-funded position with reappointment beyond 6/30/2020 dependent on funding availability.
Political Science/Legal Studies- Lecturer/ Teaching and Research Fellow UMass Amherst
The interdisciplinary Legal Studies Program of the Department of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a teaching fellowship, expected to start on September 1, 2020. We welcome applications from scholars whose teaching focuses a range of law and society topics, although we have particular curricular needs for courses in crime, law, and society; law and inequality; law and policy; law and regulation; law and security; law, science, and technology; the legal profession; race, gender, and justice; and South or East Asian law and society. We welcome applications from scholars whose teaching focuses on American, comparative, and/or international law and society topics.
Departmental Assistant - Usability Testing Specialist UMass Amherst
As Usability Testing Specialist, develop, conduct, and analyze usability testing of the Library’s patron user interfaces. This is a temporary six-month position.
Junior Year Writing Lecturer - CNS Advising UMass Amherst
The College of Natural Sciences ( at the University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks to hire an academic year, full-time Lecturer to teach Junior Year Writing (JYW) to upper-level students in STEM majors in the college.
Baker II (Bakeshop) UMass Amherst
Prepares baked goods such as bread, rolls and pastries; decorate cakes and other baked goods; operates equipment such as bread slicer, mixers and ovens; inspects baking ingredients for spoilage; performs related work as required.
Senior Software Engineer - CIIR UMass Amherst
Under the general direction of a senior faculty member, responsible for the design, installation and maintenance of systems software, utilities and enhancements to support the research developments in the Center for Intelligent Information Retrieval (CIIR).
iCons Strategic Communication and Program Manager UMass Amherst
The iCons Strategic Communication and Program Manager is an active and integral member of the iCons Program Leadership team, with administrative responsibility for program operation and expansion, course scheduling, recruiting and admission, budget and business management, interfacing with on- and off-campus partners, and managing program assessment. They will support iCons Students as an advocate and campus liaison; support iCons Faculty in providing resources for educational excellence; and support iCons Directors by participating in planning and execution of activities to meet the iCons mission and goals. Additionally, they will collaborate with CNS Communications staff to plan and execute integrated communications initiatives that highlight iCons student success and promote iCons visibility and reputation at the campus, regional, and national level.
Associate Biological Safety Officer UMass Amherst
Under direction of the Biosafety Officer/Biosafety Services Manager, or other person designated by the Executive Director of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S), provides operational and educational services related to the support of a comprehensive biological safety program and provides communication and coordination of laboratory safety training.
Associate Director of First-Year Recruitment UMass Amherst
Undergraduate Admissions and Enrollment Management seek to hire an Associate Director of First-Year Recruitment. Under the general direction of the Director of First-Year Admissions, the Associate Director of First-Year Recruitment will have the responsibility of building a domestic recruiting network to bring in the Freshman Class.
Research Admin/Sr Award Research Admin UMass Amherst
The Office of Post-Award Management has one vacancy that may be filled as a Research Administrator or Senior Research Administrator. A successful candidate will be placed into the position they are most qualified for. Under the direction of the Assistant Director for the Office of Post-Award Management (OPAM),the Administrator reviews, negotiates, and finalizes for acceptance by the Authorized Representative, grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements for research, instruction, and other public service funding received by the University from international, federal, state, and local government sponsors as well as private for-profit and not-for-profit sponsors, including business, industry, associations, and foundations. Reviews, negotiates and recommends approval of contracts, cooperative agreements and subcontracts for sponsored research and other activities. Provides administrative oversight of sponsored projects to minimize the University’s compliance risk related to sponsored activities. Keeps abreast of new developments in federal regulations, policies, and procedures in order to serve as an up-to-date source of information and guidance for the research community Senior Research Administrator: Additionally, the Senior Research Administrator would be responsible for approving, accepting, and uploading unilateral grants into the financial system for research, instruction, and other public service funding received by the University.
Upward Bound Program Tutor/Departmental Assistant UMass Amherst
Serve as a tutor for the Upward Bound program. Conduct tutoring sessions, and assist students in gaining skills in their subjects, and as well as the skills and habits of successful studentship.
Culinary Worker II- Food Truck UMass Amherst
Performs routine manual and domestic job duties in a food service retail operation including: cooking, displaying, selling, and serving food. The basic purpose of this work is to perform food truck truck driving, propane safety, cooking tasks, cleaning and food serving work as needed.
Cook II - Food Trucks Supervisor UMass Amherst
Cooks dishes on Mobile Food Trucks; performs a variety of tasks in the preparation and cooking of food; performs all duties required for the daily operation of a mobile food truck including driving, training, inspecting food for quality and cash management; performs other related work as required.
Cook I ( Food Trucks) UMass Amherst
Prepares and cooks food on mobile food trucks; leads small teams for the preparation of more complex dishes.  Performs duties required for daily operations of a mobile food truck including driving, training, inspecting food for quality and cash management; performs other related work as required.
Cook I (Central Kitchen) UMass Amherst
Prepares and cooks simple dishes using a grill, fryolater, toaster or other related food service equipment.  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 II and Cook III. May be required to do preparation work. Performs related work as required.
Cook II (Central Kitchen) UMass Amherst
Receives supervision from a Cook III or employee of higher grade who provide instruction as required, policy guidance, assign work and review performance.
Account Manager UMass Amherst
Responsible for the project management of MARCOM projects in support of the campus-wide communications goals.  Builds the infrastructure of each project’s work plan and manages the project successfully though completion. Creates work standards for projects; establishes and defines timelines, staffing roles and responsibilities, specific outcomes, and clear measures for quality and success.  Establishes strong collaborative relationships with campus clients by: 1) providing strategic insights which improve the overall effectiveness and efficiency of college/department level communications and 2) providing project management to ensure on- time and on-quality delivery of projects.
Post Doc in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology UMass Amherst
A postdoctoral position is available immediately in the Pak Lab of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the Institute for Applied Life Sciences (IALS) at UMass Amherst. The postdoctoral research associate will study the molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying synaptic dysfunction in neuropsychiatric disorders using neural cells derived from human pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs). The research will be conducted by multidisciplinary approaches integrating stem cell differentiation, electrophysiology, molecular biology, and cell biology.
Postdoctoral Research Associate - Visualization, Urban Design, and Civic Data Analysis UMass Amherst
The College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) is searching for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to conduct innovative and exciting research in the areas of visualization, urban design, and civic data analysis with Prof. Narges Mahyar.

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