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Technical Assistant III (Educ) - Clinical Lab Technician UMass Amherst
The Institute for Applied Life Sciences (IALS) Clinical Testing Center Technician is responsible for providing services of both a technical and non-technical nature for a Clinical Lab at UMass Amherst, with an initial focus on COVID-19 testing. Will work with independence to perform and interpret various routine and highly complex molecular laboratory test protocols from a variety of samples including body fluids.
Laboratory Technician II UMass Amherst
Full time lab manager to coordinate multiple aspects of the research program in the laboratory of Dr. Ilia Karatsoreos to include a broad array of general lab operations management, experimental design and implementation, data processing and analysis, and supervision of undergraduate and graduate research assistants. This includes management of general lab operations, as well as contributions to the research goals of the lab.
Human Resources Specialist-Isenberg School of Management UMass Amherst
Under the direction of the Isenberg Director of Human Resources (HR), the HR Specialist supports the human resource function for the Isenberg School of Management. The school includes 7 academic departments, 8 administrative and programmatic areas, and 4 academic centers. It serves over 3,500 undergraduate students and 1,700 graduate students while maintaining approximately 600 employee appointments. The HR Specialist serves as an advisor and consultant on matters related to human resource management, personnel policies, and procedures.
MSBDC Boston Regional Director - Mount Ida UMass Amherst, Mt. Ida - Newton
Under the direction of the State Director of the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center, the regional director will provide leadership and oversight for the development, implementation, and operations of the Boston Regional Office of Small Business Development Center located at the Mt. Ida campus. The SBDC is a full service center designed to meet the needs of the Boston counties clients interested in starting or growing a small or emerging business. The SBDC provides business advising, entrepreneurial training, assistance with business financing, as well as networking opportunities for regional businesses. The MSBDC program at UMass Amherst is funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Massachusetts Office of Business Development, and is administered by UMass/Amherst Isenberg School of Management. The regional director leads growth and development of a quality SBDC program. The position is responsible for all programmatic reports and databases relative to the center’s operations; supervision and evaluation of SBDC staff as appropriate to deliver services and support to the network in order to meet SBDC objectives and the statewide MSBDC strategic plan.
Lecturer - Speech Language Pathology UMass Amherst
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst ( is seeking talented applicants for a full-time, non-tenure track speech-language pathology lecturer position (9-month appointment) in the Department of Communication Disorders. Summer work is anticipated and may be required and will be compensated in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement. The initial appointment period is two years with possibility of renewal.
Assistant Director of Student Organization Development & Management UMass Amherst
Under general supervision within the Student Organization Development and Management department, oversee peer advising of student organization leaders in all aspects of organizational development; includes training of a student staff to provide programming support to all Established Student Organizations (ESOs), including Registered Student Organizations (RSOs), Graduate Student Organizations (GSOs), and agencies within Student Engagement and Leadership. Oversee and manage the Student Organization Resource Center (SORC). Serve as a generalist and work as a team member in all areas of the Student Organizational Development and Management department, including the development and advisement of student organizations, organizational orientation, and training of student leaders. Reports to the Director of Student Organizational Development and Management or designee. Supervise staff including student employees. Participate in on-call rotations.
Licensing Associate (Potential Remote Opportunity) UMass Amherst
The Licensing Associate will work closely with investigators to solicit invention disclosures, to evaluate technologies for patentability and commercialization potential, and to perform market analyses of commercialization potentials. The Licensing Associate will also help to identify, evaluate, and support projects with potential to establish new startup companies. Under the supervision of the Technology Transfer Office (TTO) Director, the Licensing Associate will initiate negotiations for licensing/option agreements and other related contracts. The Licensing Associate will work within TTO at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMA).
Director of Marketing & Communications UMass Amherst
Conduct and analyze market research to support identification and promotion of revenue generation opportunities for Auxiliary Enterprises. Participate in the creation, management and execution of department marketing promotion plans and contracts. Assess and document department strategies and outcomes through data driven metrics and reports. Oversee the online & offline brand presence of UMass Auxiliary Enterprises, including Hotel UMass, UMass Dining (residential & retail), UMass Catering, UMass Conference Services, University Club and Restaurant, UMass Dining 5K Event, Sustainability, and off-site brands such as the University of Massachusetts Club in Boston and Mt. Ida Campus. Participate and serve on the Chancellor’s Sustainability Advisory Committee – Marketing Workgroup. Duties include planning & implementing long and short-term marketing strategies for Auxiliary Departments and their key role within the University.
Lecturer UMass Amherst
The Commonwealth Honors College at the University of Massachusetts Amherst ( invites applicants for a full-time (9-month academic year/MSP Union), non-tenure track lecturer for classroom instruction within the honors curriculum. The honors courses to be taught include an interdisciplinary freshman seminar, “Ideas That Change the World,” which is comprised of units on models of inquiry, social thought, science and technology, and the arts. Other honors courses may include those affiliated with residential academic programs, honors thesis seminar, and others with General Education designations. This person will also perform service in support of the mission and goals of the College.
College of Education - Executive Assistant I UMass Amherst
Support the social justice mission of the College by providing comprehensive, executive level, administrative support to the Dean of the College of Education. Assisting in a wide range of complex and confidential matters including overseeing the Dean's schedule, screening visitors and phone calls, reading and responding to daily emails, composing or preparing other correspondence, researching and preparing reports and presentations, and maintaining paper and electronic files. Provides similar administrative support to the Director of Development. Reports directly to the Dean of the College, with independent decision-making responsibilities, under established guidelines, particularly in the absence of the Dean.
Campus Fire Marshall UMass Amherst
Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director for Campus Safety & Fire Prevention, or other person designated by the Executive Director of EH&S, develops, implements, maintains, and manages all aspects of a comprehensive fire safety compliance and prevention program, Serves as Campus Fire Marshal for Amherst campus (Amherst and Mt Ida) and all other satellite locations.
Sound Engineer UMass Amherst
Under the supervision of the Sound Designer Professor, the Sound Engineer is responsible for engineering, supporting and maintaining all sound facilities, equipment and software for the Department of Theater’s main stage productions and related events, and oversee the maintenance and day to day operations of the sound control booth and recording studio.  Additionally, the Sound Engineer will serve as a trainer and mentor to undergraduate sound students, designers and technicians, as well as professors and staff.
Web Application Specialist UMass Amherst
The Web Application Specialist is responsible for providing operational support and tools to groups using any of the centrally managed on-premise or cloud-hosted content management systems. This position is responsible for the heath, performance and security of these systems via monitoring and applying updates as needed as well as opening vendor support tickets and tracking to resolution.  Other duties include providing support for many of the underlying technologies that support these systems. There will be frequent interactions with representatives of other teams and vendors.
Director of Athletic Video Production UMass Amherst
Create, direct, and execute all Athletic Department video/television productions. This includes production of game broadcasts, features, game atmosphere promotions, commercials and special projects.  Support UMass Athletics and engage fans through delivery of broadcast content and programming and producing creative and engaging original video for NESN, ESPN+, CBS All-Access, UMass Sports Network, regional and national television. Directly manage 30-50 student employees supporting athletic video productions. Responsible for ensuring that all video/television productions maintain and adhere to the philosophies and regulations of the Conference, NCAA, University, State, and Federal entities.
Post Doctoral Research Associate - Fermilab UMass Amherst
Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate with the Physics Department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The successful candidate will be based at Fermilab and work on the muon g-2 experiment making an improved measurement of the muon magnetic moment anomaly. Comparison of the results with theoretical predictions allows a high precision test of the Standard Model, with outstanding sensitivity to new physics. UMass researchers have responsibilities for precision NMR-based magnetic field measurements, magnetic field analysis, and other aspects of the experiment. More details about this exciting experiment can be found at
Post Doctoral Research Associate - Fundamental Interactions UMass Amherst
Carry out research in theoretical nuclear physics as related to tests of fundamental symmetries. The successful applicant will collaborate with Prof. Ramsey-Musolf and other members of the Amherst Center for Fundamental Interactions.
Post Doctoral Research Associate - Disease Decision Analysis and Research UMass Amherst
We are seeking a postdoctoral scientist in wildlife disease ecology and management, to join the new Disease Decision Analysis and Research (DDAR) team of the Eastern Ecological Research Center.
Research Administrator - CICS UMass Amherst
The Research Administrator is responsible for the full life cycle of quality research administration ranging from proposal development to post award administration, award close-out, and award compliance for a group of Principal Investigators in the College of Information and Computer Sciences.
mHealth Research Fellow - MassAITC UMass Amherst
The Massachusetts Artificial Intelligence and Technology Center for Connected Care in Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease ( housed at UMass Amherst is seeking applicants for a mobile health Research Fellow position. The candidate will work with MassAITC staff and researchers to conduct research in a number of areas including assessing existing technologies for feasibility, usability and accuracy when deployed to monitor the health of older adults and persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
mHealth Technology Integration Specialist (Research Fellow) - MassAITC UMass Amherst
The Massachusetts Artificial Intelligence and Technology Center for Connected Care in Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease ( housed at UMass Amherst is seeking applicants for a mobile health technology integration specialist position. The candidate will work with MassAITC staff and other researchers to develop and deploy mobile health research data collection platforms for lab and field studies.

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