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Working at UMass Boston

Become part of a university that is nationally recognized as a model of excellence for institutions of higher learning in an urban setting. UMass Boston is proud of its diverse, culturally rich, and progressive work environment, and we couldn't ask for a more beautiful campus location -- on the waterfront just minutes away from downtown Boston.

UMass Boston provides challenging opportunities for teaching, distinguished research, and extensive service. Faculty and staff share a common vision of excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching to meet the needs of its diverse student population, developing innovative and interdisciplinary programs, and nurturing both pure and applied research.

Only at UMass Boston will you find:

  • A comprehensive benefits package that includes medical and dental plan options, long-term disability, life insurance, fixed and optional retirement plans, and flexible spending accounts for health and child care expenses
  • Dedication to employees’ work/life balance with paid time off and programs to promote a healthy workplace as well as a healthy lifestyle
  • Tuition benefits at UMass Boston and other UMass campuses as well as other Massachusetts state and community colleges for employees, their spouses, and eligible dependents. See the benefits page.
  • A rich, academic environment where diversity is valued and ideas are not only welcomed but encouraged and rewarded through a variety of faculty and staff recognition programs

If you have applied for a position and have questions regarding the application process or the review of application materials, please email

Why UMass Boston?

Rachel Rubin in the WUMB studio, where she hosts the news and public affairs program Commonwealth Journal.

Rachel Rubin

Department Chair and Professor of American Studies

“I've taught at five universities, and UMass Boston has been my favorite by far."

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