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.

Manager of Communication, Events and Alumni Relations

Manage and produce print, web and social media communication leading to the advancement of the strategic goals of the journalism department.  Also responsible for developing and implementing a wide variety of student and alumni events and Alumni Relations.  This is a 12 month, 70% time position.

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Assistant Professor, Sociology & School of Public Policy

This position is set to begin in September 2018. Seeking a candidate whose research is informed by organizational studies/theory and relates to areas of interest within sociology, public policy, public management or nonprofit management. A completed PhD in Sociology, Public Policy, Management, Organization Theory or a related discipline is required by the start of the appointment.

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Assistant Professor of Health Communication, Communication Department

The Department of Communication at the University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks a Health Communication scholar whose research and teaching focus on cultures, discourses, and practices of health with a preferred focus on race, equity, and inclusion. We seek a colleague whose work complements and extends the traditions in the department, which include critical cultural studies; language & social interaction; media, technology, & policy; and rhetoric and performance. Additionally, the Department is interested in candidates who have demonstrated ability to contribute to the inclusive excellence and diversity mission of the department, college and university in research, teaching, and/or outreach. The rank will be at the Assistant Professor level. The position will begin Sept. 1, 2018 and will include responsibilities for teaching and supervision at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The ability to collaborate on and eventually lead interdisciplinary, grant-funded projects is desirable.

Economics/School of Public Policy - Assistant Professor 

The Economics Department and the School of Public Policy at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invite applications for a joint tenure-system appointment at the rank of assistant professor. Under exceptional circumstances, candidates at other ranks may receive consideration. Fields are open, and candidates should have a knowledge of and interest in public policy in their field. In particular, we encourage applications from candidates in the Political Economy of Health, Health Care, Public Health, Environmental Equity, and other health-related fields that have relevance for public policy . Our faculty employ heterodox and mainstream approaches.

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