University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School

Life Sciences Tenure Track Cluster Hire: From Bench to Community

The University of Massachusetts Chan School of Medicine (UMass Chan) is seeking assistant or early associate professor applications for a faculty cluster hire. This cluster will support our institutional mission to advance the health and wellness of diverse Massachusetts and global communities by leading and innovating in education, research, health care delivery, and public service in accordance with our strategic plan.

We are eager to consider applicants who support and elevate the UMass Chan commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and who foster an environment of inclusive collaborative excellence. The cohort will receive structured mentorship, sponsorship through a career advancement program, and an enhanced start-up package.

Successful applicants will join an interdisciplinary life sciences bench-to-community faculty cohort in the broad areas of Neuroscience, Health Equity, and Immunology/Infectious Disease.

Academic appointments may include one or more of the following departments: Biochemistry and Molecular Biotechnology, Dermatology, Family Medicine and Community Health, Medicine, Neurobiology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, Program in Molecular Medicine, and Psychiatry. Affiliated programs and institutes include the NeuroNexus Institute, the Autoimmune Therapeutics Institute, the Program in Bioinformatics and Integrative Biology and the Institute for Drug Resistance

UMass Chan is a world-class research institution with outstanding facilities. We consistently produce noteworthy advances in clinical and basic science research. Rankings place us 2nd in New England and 8th among public medical schools in the U.S.

The review process requires anonymized research plans. Full details of the application and review process are available at:

Send inquiries (no materials) to Margaret Gradie at

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMass Chan recognizes the added value of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

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Last updated: 2021-11-18