Employment Opportunities

The College of Social & Behavioral Sciences at UMass Amherst is proud to have a dedicated, passionate, and diverse community of faculty and staff. We are currently hiring for the positions below, and look forward to hearing from you!

For a list of all open positions at UMass and SBS, please visit the UMass Human Resources webpage.

Associate Director of Academic Programs, Political Science

This position will provide leadership and direction for the Graduate Program within the Department of Political Science. This position will also be responsible for the execution of all undergraduate scheduling and programmatic activities. Requirements include a Bachelor's degree in a social science discipline or in business, public admin, or management. A minimum of four years equivalent full-time professional, administrative or managerial experience in program administration or coordination, preferably in an academic department in a College or University setting is also required.

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Academic Advisor & Coordinator for the Global Education Requirement

This position will provide general academic advising services to all current and prospective SBS students. This is a full-time, 2-year temporary professional position with the possibility of renewal based on funding and programmic needs. Requirements include a Bachelor's degree in the social and behavioral sciences, counseling, teaching, or related area, along with two or more years of counseling, teaching, or advising experience.

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Manager of Academic Programs, Department of Sociology

The Manager will manage the marketing, alumni engagement, enrollment management and scheduling functions for Sociology. Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Social Sciences, Communication, or related field required and one year of managerial or marketing work expeirence in program administration. OR Associate's degree in Business, Marketing, Social Sciences, Communication, or related field.

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Lecturer in Linguistic Anthropology

This position is a full-time non-tenure track position. Candidates should have a strong record of research in the material and semiotic life of discourse, power, and inequality and the ability to teach a range of undergraduate and graduate courses.

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Director of Administration and Finance, Department of Sociology

The Director will collaborate with the chair in strategic planning, effective mamagement of day to day administration and operational functions of the Drpartment, among other duties. Requirements include a Bachelor's degree in Business, Social Sciences, or related field and five years of managerial workexperience OR Master's degree in Business, Social Sciences, or related field and three years of managerial work experience.

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Undergraduate Advisor, Department of Political Science

This advisor will provide comprehensive individual and group academic advising services to undergraduate students. Requirements include a Bachelor's degree in Student Development, Higher Education, Social Sciences or related field and at last three years of full-time or equivalent part-time academic advising experience. Master's degree preferred.

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Part-time Lecturers, Sociology

The Department of Sociology is establishing a pool of qualified individuals who may be available on short notice to teach Sociology courses on a part-time basis. The courses to be taught are a mixture of large introductory lecture courses and smaller courses aimed at upper-division undergraduates; many care General Education designations. To be considered, applicants must have a doctorate or other terminal degree, a minimum of 3 years teaching experience, and at least 3 references from supervisors who can speak directly to their teaching qualifications.

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