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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Associate Director of External Affairs & Communications

Reporting to the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) Director of External Affairs and Communications, the Associate Director manages and produces digital, video, and print communication leading to the advancement of the strategic goals of the College and associated departments and programs. The Associate Director ensures that the UMass SBS brand is consistently and appropriately conveyed in all digital communications channels throughout the college. They are responsible for creating and executing new and compelling brand-building content, and ensuring that it is disseminated by the college, departments, and other units such as development and student success in digital communications platforms.

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