The University of Massachusetts Amherst

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.

Sociology Lecturer

The Sociology Department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for two full-time, non-tenure track, academic year positions as Lecturers. Primary responsibilities will be to teach introductory-level, methods/stats, and criminology courses as well as other courses, in accordance with program needs and state funding.  Start date will be September 1, 2019. Initial appointment will be for one year with the possibility of a one-year renewal, contingent upon performance and funding.

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Academic Advisor

The Journalism Department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is accepting applications for an academic advisor. The academic advisor provides comprehensive individual and group academic advising services to undergraduate students. They also work with faculty, staff, and students to improve the undergraduate experience through the planning and implementation of programs and services and the creation of a welcoming environment to enhance student success.

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Lecturer - Department of Economics

The Economics Department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a Lecturer position. The incumbent will teach undergraduate economics courses including Writing in Economics, Introductory Microeconomics and Macroeconomics and perform service as determined by the Chair of the Department. Ability to teach upper-level courses is an advantage.

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Lecturer (50%) - College to Careers Program

The University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) seeks an innovative, dynamic, and student-centered half-time Lecturer to co-develop and teach its Sophomore Experience course, SBS College to Careers. This course uses SBS Pathways, the College’s leading-edge, proactive student success, advising, and curriculum model, to engage sophomores in planning their Pathways and establishing their professional profiles. Candidates should have in-person and online teaching experience, as well as a strong appreciation for linkages between academic, experiential, and professional development in building student success. Experience with team-based learning is desirable.

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