Associate Chair for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Associate Chair for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

  • Institution: University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Institution Type: Four-Year/Advanced Degree (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Location: Amherst MA
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Associate Chair for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst | Amherst MA
  • Hourglass IconJob Post Expiration: December 24, 2023
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Job TitleAssociate Chair for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Administrator

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Location Amherst MA

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Department University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Job Description

The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
( invites applications for a tenure-stream faculty position that would
include serving as Associate Chair for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in our department starting
in fall 2024. This position is open to candidates at the Associate or Full Professor rank. We
particularly welcome applications from scholars who are from groups historically and presently
underrepresented in the academy. We seek top candidates who are committed to growing our
department’s strength in Diversity Science and providing leadership around building a diverse,
equitable, and inclusive community in Psychological and Brain Sciences. We strive to be a diverse
community that challenges existing inequitable structures and shares responsibility for creating an
inclusive and equitable environment.
Candidates should submit: 1) cover letter that articulates how your professional and lived
experiences have prepared you for this leadership role, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of past
contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, 4) statement describing previous research
program and approaches to teaching, 5) three samples of representative academic publications,
and 6) the names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin
November 28, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. For more information on the
position including minimum qualifications and application instructions, please visit:

UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research
university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees. The
University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts and
offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the
University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount
Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.
UMass Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color,
religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry,
disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation
in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services
or products to the University. To fulfill that policy, UMass Amherst is further committed to a
program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase
opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with
disabilities, and covered veterans. It is the policy of the UMass Amherst to comply with the
applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and
affirmative action.

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