Join the faculty at UMass Amherst and you’ll find access to an outstanding array of resources to encourage and support your professional development. You’ll also enjoy the comradery of a community of highly motivated, cutting-edge scholars—both within your department and beyond it, with many in the latter group seeking opportunities for groundbreaking cross-disciplinary collaboration. As much as we value high achievement, we actively encourage our faculty members to seek the work/life balance that best keeps their enthusiasm and energy high. We do everything in our power to promote intercultural research to promote social justice and wider inclusivity.
Working at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
UMass faculty enjoy a strong partnership with university administration in campus governance, with a strong faculty union (since 1976) and faculty senate (since 1957).
UMass Amherst is a leader in providing institutional supports for faculty to combine work and family/personal responsibilities.
The UMass Amherst Libraries is the largest public academic research library in Massachusetts.
Centers and institutes promote intercultural scholarly exchange and diversity at UMass Amherst.
This consortium, founded in 1965, unites UMass with top-ranked liberal arts colleges, two of the oldest women’s colleges in the country, and a young, unconventional campus to expand research, curricular and cultural resources and facilities for all partners.