SPHHS Faculty and Staff Openings

Please view the posts below for open positions within the UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences.

Faculty Openings

Lecturer in Biostatistics & Epidemiology (posted 9/20/2018)

The Department of Biostatistics & Epidemiology is seeking applicants for a Lecturer to work with a dynamic and engaged faculty. Successful applicants will be doctoral level biostatisticians or epidemiologists, or equivalent, with demonstrated expertise in teaching introductory and intermediate biostatistics and epidemiology.  Teaching responsibilities will include both undergraduate and graduate level courses. Courses may include an undergraduate-level capstone course, graduate-level introductory biostatistics, introduction to epidemiology and selected electives, the latter determined in consultation with our Curriculum Committee.  Additional position responsibilities will include student advising, university service, and professional development.

View the full listing on the UMass Amherst Human Resources website.

Assistant Professor in Epidemiology (posted 8/31/2018)

The University of Massachusetts-Amherst, School of Public Health and Health Sciences is seeking applicants for a tenure track position in Epidemiology at the Assistant Professor level. This is a fully state-funded (9-month) tenure track position. The successful candidate will join the faculty in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology. Responsibilities will include research; teaching, at the undergraduate and graduate level; and advising masters and doctoral students enrolled in MS, MPH and PhD programs, departmental, school, and university service. The candidate will be expected to develop their own research program, and engage in collaborative research.

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Assistant Professor in Biostatistics - 3 positions (posted 8/31/2018)

The Biostatistics Program in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology seeks three (3) tenure track faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor. Responsibilities will include research, advising students and teaching at graduate and undergraduate levels, and departmental, school and university service. Tenure track positions at the University of Massachusetts receive nine months of committed salary support.

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Assistant/Associate Professor in Kinesiology - Focus on Biomechanics (posted 8/31/2018)

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is seeking talented applicants qualified for a faculty position in the Kinesiology Department at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of Biomechanics. Example areas of interest for scientific inquiry include musculoskeletal modeling, mechanics and energetics of human motion, and sensor development for motion analysis. Candidates at Assistant and Associate Professor ranks will be given equal consideration and evaluated with consideration of current rank and promise of continuing professional development and achievement. This is a full-time, tenure track, 9-month appointment with a competitive start-up package and salary range commensurate with qualifications and experience. In exceptional circumstances, an appointment at the level of Full Professor will be considered.

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Assistant Professor in Kinesiology (posted 8/24/2018)

The University of Massachusetts Amherst, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, and the Institute for Applied Life Sciences (IALS) seek talented applicants qualified for a faculty position in the Kinesiology Department at the Assistant Professor level who study physical behavior measurement. Scientific inquiry in such areas as novel methods for device calibration and validation, new sensor technology, analytical advances in measurement and interpretation, new outcomes for clinical studies, and applications of wearable monitors for assessing exposure and/or effects of interventions to improve physical activity behavior are key areas of focus for this position. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at a higher rank may receive consideration. This is a full-time, tenure track 9-month appointment with a competitive salary range commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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Lecturer in Kinesiology (posted 2/23/2018)

The Department of Kinesiology in the School of Public Health & Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a Lecturer to work with a dynamic and engaged faculty to deliver a contemporary Kinesiology curriculum using team-based and experiential learning methods.  The position is responsible for teaching undergraduate Anatomy & Physiology I and II (KIN 270 and 272) to students in Kinesiology, Biology, Nursing, Nutrition and related majors, and for supervising and mentoring graduate student teaching assistants assigned to teach the lab sections of these courses.

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Online Lecturer in Biostatistics & Epidemiology (posted 2/9/2018)

The Biostatistics and Epidemiology department in SPHHS is seeking applicants for a campus based, online Lecturer in Biostatistics and Epidemiology. This is a one year, renewable, 9-month, non-tenure track faculty position. The successful candidate will join the faculty in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology and will teach all courses 100% online. Responsibilities include teaching 8 courses per year, 4 courses in each of the fall and spring semesters.

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Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management (posted 9/18/2017)

The Department of Health Promotion & Policy (HPP) in the School of Public Health & Health Sciences (SPHHS) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a full-time, academic-year (nine-month), tenure-line position as Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management. UMass Amherst is a doctoral-granting university with highest research activity (R1) and the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts.

This is a fully state-funded (9-month) tenure line position. Responsibilities include an active program of research, teaching, professional, and community service, as well as mentoring graduate and undergraduate students. Candidates must possess strong research skills with a proven track record of extramurally funded program research, commensurate with experience, in health policy and management. Areas of research interest are open, while we are particularly interested in candidates interested in teaching healthcare management courses.

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Assistant Professor of Kinesiology, R#51118 (posted 8/24/2017)

The University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences and the Institute for Applied Life Sciences (IALS) seek talented applicants qualified for a faculty position in the Kinesiology Department at the Assistant level in the area of physical activity, sedentary behavior, and health outcome measurement using wearable biobehavioral sensors, with applications to promote health-related behavioral changes. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at higher professor ranks may receive consideration. This is a full-time tenure track 9-month appointment with a competitive salary range commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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Assistant Professor (Speech-Language Pathology) in Communication Disorders (posted 7/7/2017)

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is seeking applicants for an Assistant Professor position in the Department of Communication Disorders. We are seeking talented applicants for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position with a start date of September, 2018.

Responsibilities: Teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses; advising students; service to the department, school, and university; and establishing an independent, fundable research program.

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Lecturer (Audiology) in Communication Disorders (posted 6/16/2017)

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is seeking applicants for a Lecturer position in the Department of Communication Disorders. The School is seeking talented applicants for a full-time Audiology lecturer position, 9-month appointment. The initial appointment period is two years with possibility of renewal.

Primary responsibilities for this full-time position include live and on-line teaching of up to six courses per year (or equivalent based on other duties and activities) at the undergraduate or graduate level, clinical supervision in the UMass Center for Language, Speech, and Hearing, and additional administrative and scholarly duties as determined by the Department Chair. The appointment period is 9 months per year.

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Part-time Lecturer Pool - on-campus undergraduate public health and Master of Public Health programs (posted 6/7/2017)

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is seeking applicants for several openings as part-time visiting lecturers for the on-campus undergraduate public health program and the on-campus Master of Public Health program. All programs are fully accredited by CEPH and the School is a member of the ASPPH.

Successful candidates will join the faculty of one of the three public health departments (BIO/EPI, HPP or EHS). Two pools of lecturers will be established to teach in all five public health disciplines (Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Community Health Education, Health Policy & Management and Environmental Health Sciences). The University of Massachusetts School of Public Health and Health Sciences is committed to increasing the number of minorities, protected veterans, women and individuals with disabilities on its faculty and welcomes applications from such candidates.

View the full listing on the UMass Amherst Human Resources website.

Part-time Lecturer Pool - online Master of Public Health program (posted 6/7/2017)

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is seeking applicants for several openings as part-time visiting lecturers for the online Master of Public Health program. The program is fully accredited by CEPH and the School is a member of the ASPPH.

Successful candidates will join the faculty of one of the three public health departments (BIO/EPI, HPP or EHS). Two pools of lecturers will be established to teach in all five public health disciplines (Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Community Health Education, Health Policy & Management and Environmental Health Sciences). The University of Massachusetts School of Public Health and Health Sciences is committed to increasing the number of minorities, protected veterans, women and individuals with disabilities on its faculty and welcomes applications from such candidates.

View the full listing on the UMass Amherst Human Resources website.


Staff Openings

Senior Data Reporting Analyst (posted 9/13/2018)

The Senior Data Reporting Analyst will report directly to the Dean of the School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS), and work with Associate Deans, Department Chairs, University Offices, including Institutional Research, SPHHS alumni, faculty, staff and other stakeholders to develop and implement assessment procedures. In coordination with the Dean's office, the Senior Data Reporting Analyst will be responsible for the assessment of learning, research and outreach related to its undergraduate and graduate degree programs, and faculty and staff.  The Senior Data Reporting Analyst will gather, analyze, and interpret data necessary for continuous process improvement in areas such as curriculum, career and professional development activities, research, workforce development, alumni, school ranking efforts, recruiter and student satisfaction, student placement and tracking, in-state and out-of-state student recruitment, and other initiatives in alignment with SPHHS's overall strategic goals. The Senior Data Reporting Analyst also will plan and manage the SPHHS's ongoing data collection, analysis, and reporting related to accreditation, and other academic and outreach needs. 

Read the full post here.

Assistant Business Manager (posted 8/20/2018)

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst is seeking talented applicants for an Assistant Business Manager.

Visit the UMass Amherst Human Resources website for a complete position announcement including required qualifications and the application instructions.

Laboratory Manager, Communication Disorders(posted 10/6/2017)

The Communication Disorders Department in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is seeking applicants for the position of Laboratory Manager. It is a full-time benefitted position, grant funded. The Laboratory Manager will oversee the operations of a laboratory which examines hearing and speech perception ability in younger, middle-aged, and older adults. The Laboratory Manager is responsible for: laboratory compliance; creating protocol and training documentation; training and supervising Research Assistants (RAs); grant report and manuscript preparation; running and troubleshooting experimental software; subject recruitment; and data collection and analysis.

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The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.