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.

Open-Rank Tenured/Tenure-Track Position, Archaeology

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for an open-rank tenured/tenure-track position in archaeology, beginning September 2019. The successful candidate will show evidence of scholarly excellence and accomplished teaching commensurate with rank. This hire is part of a larger initiative to build an innovative program in archaeology for the 21st century; as such we are looking for a scholar who takes seriously the role of archaeology in the contemporary world and who is committed to engaging responsibly and creatively with academic and non-academic communities. In addition to experience with the more traditional fieldwork, excavation, or methods of material analysis of the discipline, we encourage applicants who have interest and/or experience and ability to teach innovative theoretical, topical, and methodological approaches in archaeology.

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Graduate Programs Manager - Department of Economics

The Graduate Program Manager provides leadership and direction for the Economics Graduate program by supporting administration, student progress and excellence. The duties involve problem solving and leadership in the day-to-day administrative and operational functions of the Economics graduate program; and, as required by the program, serving as liaison with the Graduate School, University offices and staff for admissions, advising, committee memberships, dissertation defenses and other activities related to graduate student progress

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Lecturer - Sociology - Criminology

The Department of Sociology invites applications for a full-time, nontenure track, academic-year position as Lecturer.  Primary responsibilities will be to teach courses in the areas of crime, law, quantitative methods as well as other courses, in accordance with program needs and state funding, with a start date of September 2018. Initial appointment will be for one year with the possibility of a one-year renewal, contingent upon performance and funding. The Lecturer will be responsible for teaching three courses in the Fall of 2018 and three courses in the Spring of 2019.

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