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Director - Women's Basketball Operations 517248 Athletic Programs
The Director of Basketball Operations assists with the organization and supervision of all logistical aspects of the Women’s Basketball Team within the parameters designated by the university, the America East Conference and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Sound Recording Technology (Multiple Positions) 516962 Music Department
The Department of Music at the University of Massachusetts Lowell invites applications for two open-rank, tenured or tenure-track faculty positions in our Sound Recording Technology program to begin September 2023.
Department Chair - Physical Therapy & Kinesiology 517208 Physical Therapy & Kinesiology
The Department of Physical Therapy and Kinesiology (PTK) at the University of Massachusetts Lowell seeks a visionary leader for the position of department chair and invites applicants with a strong track record in external funding to complement its research programs including, but not limited to, rehabilitation sciences, digital health, movement sciences, human performance, robotics or kinesiology-related fields. Candidates with a strong record of federal funding and higher education leadership are of particular interest. The appointment is expected to be at the associate or full professor level with tenure.
Department Chair - Biomedical & Nutritional Sciences 517211 Biomed & Nutritional Sciences
The Department of Biomedical & Nutritional Sciences (BNS) at the University of Massachusetts Lowell (UML) seeks a visionary leader in education, research, and innovative partnerships for the position of department chair. The new chair will lead the department’s future growth in interdisciplinary education and research, faculty and staff hiring, expansion of undergraduate and graduate educational and clinical programs, and advancing the national and global reputation of the department. Candidates with a strong record of federal funding and higher education leadership are of particular interest. The appointment is expected to be at the level of Associate or Full Professor with tenure.
Assistant Director International Student Services 517166 Grad & Professional Studies
The Assistant Director International Student Services works collaboratively with the International Students & Scholars Office, Study Abroad Office, Admissions & Recruitment Offices and the Academic Deans and Faculty in the development and support of strategic programs and partnerships that support the growth of international student enrollments and collaborations. This work includes identification and solicitation of international partners and opportunities, development of program and business models, development of supporting MOUs, hosting and oversight of international campus visits, and oversight of international support partners
Co-op Coordinator ( I or II) 517117 Career Services
The Co-op Coordinator promotes the value of co-op and supports students in gaining co-op experience and succeeding in the workplace. The Co-op Coordinator will work with students individually and in groups to prepare for, transition to and reflect upon their work experience. The Co-op Coordinator will liaison with assigned academic department. The Co-op Coordinator will engage current and prospective employers.
Facilities Project Manager 517151 Project Management & Planning
The Facilities Project Manager (PM) may serve as the University’s representative and project manager on ranging from major capital to campus renovation, renewal and infrastructure projects. In general, this position will be responsible for managing all phases of the assigned projects to ensure on time, in budget delivery in alignment with University strategies, initiatives and campus design standards, as well as relevant codes.
Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor - Digital Media 516953 Art and Design
The Digital Media Program and the Art & Design Department at The University of Massachusetts Lowell invites applications for a full-time Assistant or Associate Teaching Faculty position to start in the Fall Semester of 2023. The successful candidate will be responsible for the 3-3 teaching load with significant service to the program including advising students, participation in committees, curriculum and program development, recruitment, internship oversight, public engagement, and supervising student workers and equipment management and check out services. Primary responsibilities are to provide high-quality teaching and service to the program. A candidate should hold a Master of Fine Arts degree in the field of video and audio production (or relevant media) and have at least two-years of post-graduate teaching experience. We seek a committed and collegial individual who must demonstrate ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Responsibilities will consist of teaching existing courses at the undergraduate level including foundations classes, intermediate and upper-level studios and seminars, and senior capstone project, as well as developing new courses and promoting innovation in pedagogy. A wide range of skillsets will be considered as the program is looking for a candidate with professional experience in film, TV production or a related media. Candidates with strong skills in film production, cinematography, editing and post-production are all invited to apply. Experience teaching at the college level in a diverse college environment is essential. Curriculum requires the instructor to be fluent in Adobe Premiere and Davinci Resolve. Ability to teach motion graphics using Adobe After Effects and/or Nuke is desirable. Likewise, the program will consider someone with strong skills in editing, post-production, special effects, compositing, and experimental practices.
Assistant Teaching Professor - Economics 517028 Economics
The Economics Department at the University of Massachusetts Lowell invites applications for one full-time, non-tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor to start in the Fall of 2023. Primary responsibilities are to provide high-quality teaching and high-quality service to the Department. This position is renewable annually, potentially leading to an appointment of Associate Teaching Professor following six consecutive years of excellent performance evaluations. Associate Teaching Professors may be promoted to Full Teaching Professors after completing six years of excellent performance as Associate Teaching Professor.
Academic Advisor (or Advising Coordinator) - Manning School of Business 517053 College Based Prof Advising
This is a professional academic advising position requiring an advanced, developmental, proactive problem-solving approach to advisement to ensure students succeed academically and are fully engaged in their educational experience. This position will be part of a centrally coordinated campus-wide advising team and will be housed within an academic college. The primary responsibilities include advising a caseload of first-time freshman and transfer students on program requirements and registration issues, degree planning, monitoring student progress, and identify and intervening with at-risk students. The position also involves assisting with the creation, implementation, and support of various activities and events promoting student engagement and community building. Participation in recruitment, outreach and orientation activities is also required.
Facilities Information Records Manager - Office of Facilities Management 517150 Project Management & Planning
Reporting to the Assoc. Dir. of Planning & Facilities Information Systems (FIS), this position will support the three groups within Facilities Management: Planning, Design, and Construction; Operations and Services; and Business Operations. The Facilities Information Records Manager (FIRM) will maintain, consistently improve, and promote the department’s Sharepoint-based document management platform, including records management, archiving, indexing, and cataloguing of all project and non-project Facilities records in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and policies. The FIRM will continue and advance the department’s use of Sharepoint and its document management system with a focus on utility, consistency, ease of retrieval, and integration with existing tools and work processes. The FIRM will also provide strategic insights and hands-on troubleshooting for the department’s existing tools, including but not limited to ESRI GIS, space management via Autodesk, Microsoft Office 365, Power Apps, and e-builder. The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of the design and construction process and related document management and archiving issues. The candidate will also proactively collaborate with department staff, including campus planners, operations and capital project management staff, as well as working to include additional administrative departments at the university and consultant teams. The work of the FIRM will vary widely and include improving document management systems within Facilities Management; working with capital project teams to ensure delivery of as-builts; updating archival information; training department staff in document management; and supervising student interns. UMass Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal.
Part-time Production Manager/Theatre Arts 517171 English
The English Department at the University of Massachusetts Lowell is seeking a skilled individual to oversee production in a growing Theatre program. Duties scene shop; maintain equipment in theatre and scene shop, supervising student lab hours, overseeing theatre systems, manage budgets in collaboration with theatre arts program, manage scheduling of theatre spaces.
Senior Microwave Systems Engineer 517054 Submillimeter Wave Tech Lab
The Senior Microwave Systems Engineer will be responsible for the design and implementation of electronics hardware in support of microwave-to-THz compact range instrumentation-radar systems. This position will also be responsible for maintaining and upgrading existing radar transceiver hardware at STL and sponsor locations.
Maintainer I - Housekeeper (Multiple Positions) ***First Shift Only - includes one weekend day*** 513676 Facilities Operations&Services
*** Multiple Positions*** The open positions will include one weekend day as part of the regular workweek. Dependent on University operational needs, the positions to be filled are first shift, 5:00 AM to 1:30 PM, Sunday through Thursday or first shift, 5:00 AM to 1:30 PM, Tuesday through Saturday. Incumbents of this position perform janitorial, custodial, housekeeping, maintenance and some grounds keeping tasks at the University. The basic purpose of this work is to perform various manual tasks required for the routine maintenance of the buildings and grounds of an educational campus.
Senior Project Manager - Construction (SPM-C) 516013 Project Management & Planning
The Senior Project Manager – Construction (SPM-C) is responsible for delivering all assigned projects (varying in size and type from new construction, renovations, renewals and infrastructure projects) on time and within budget and aligned with campus strategies and initiatives. In general, it is expected that this position will manage multiple technically complex projects simultaneously. This position will use their technical knowledge to support fellow project managers. They will demonstrate their understanding of campus policy, procedure and expectation by serving as a role model for other employees in all that they do.
Postdoctoral Research Associate - Mechanical Engineering – Advanced Modeling & Testing of Composite Structures (multiple positions) 516843 Mechanical Engineering
The successful candidate will use computational tools at different length scales, including molecular-,micro- and mecro-level to simulate the mechanical behavior of composite structures from manufacturing to in-service performance. Different optimization techniques will be employed in assisting the design of materials and devices to achieve high efficiency and low environmental impact. The initial appointment will be for one year with a possibility of renewal based on productivity and performance and the availability of funding.
Lab Technologist – CRF Thermal Mechanical Properties (TMP) 517018 Core Research Facilities
This Position manages the Thermal Mechanical Properties Core Research lab and provides assistance to the Plastics Engineering Department. Assist in the daily operation of the TMP lab. Provide training and services to students, faculty, and external clients using Thermogravimetric Analyzer (TGA), Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC), Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer (DMA), and Instron Universal Testing Machine (UTM). The responsibilities of the TMP Lab Manager include performing thermal and mechanical analyses of routine and research samples in collaboration with faculty and commercial clients, developing TMP experiments and methodologies, training new TMP instrument users, and the assisting in and the implementing of the preventive and corrective maintenance program and supplies inventory for the TMP laboratory. This job includes equivalent responsibilities as outlined above for equipment maintenance & operation, training and advising of faculty, students, external users, service work and analysis. Plastics Engineering: Perform a wide variety of administrative, lab equipment instruction, equipment installation, equipment maintenance/modification and technical duties and other tasks related to specific and sophisticated plastics processing and testing equipment and machinery. Assist faculty and students in technical laboratory projects, troubleshooting, and diagnosing equipment problems. Supervise students in use of plastics processing, testing, and characterization equipment. Perform duties in the Department of Plastics Engineering which require a high degree of technical and/or engineering competence. Provide lab instruction, supervision, and technical support for the plastics engineering undergraduate laboratories, graduate research laboratories and the department's computer systems.
Equal Opportunity Specialist/Investigator 517019 Equal Opp & Outreach
The Office of Equal Opportunity & Diversity and Inclusion supports the University of Massachusetts Lowell in their mission to educate students for lifelong success in a diverse world and conduct research and outreach activities which sustain economic, environmental and social health. We invite applications for a full-time Equal Opportunity Specialist/Investigator. The Specialist/Investigator will effectively investigate alleged violations of campus non-discrimination policies, including allegations of discrimination based on protected class status (including but not limited to race, national origin, disability, sex), sexual harassment/sexual assault and other sexual misconduct, and retaliation. The investigator will be assigned to work under the direction of Director for Equal Opportunity. The incumbent will design and facilitate professional development/training programs in coordination with the Office of Human Resources, the Division of Student Affairs, and other campus partners. The Investigator will work closely with the Associate Vice Chancellor for Equal Opportunity & Diversity and Inclusion and the Director of Equal Opportunity and Outreach and other campus stakeholders to ensure compliance with state and federal statutes and University policy. Some opportunities for remote work available.
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Electrical and Computer Engineering 516992 Electrical & Computer Eng
The Francis College of Engineering is searching for outstanding candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering with expertise in semiconductor materials or microwave semiconductor materials.
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Civil Engineering: Geotechnical Engineering 516996 Civil & Environmental Eng
The Francis College of Engineering is searching for outstanding candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Civil Engineering with expertise in Geotechnical Engineering.

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