Research Fellow

Job description

The position has primary responsibility to manage the new Center for Employment Equity and associated research projects. This Research Fellow will lead development of the research platform, coordinate data conversion, prepare and disseminate reports, and supervise the graduate research assistant. This person will play a major role in research report development and oversight of the new CEE center.  This position is 100% grant funded, and is a one year appointment renewable contingent upon funding.


  • A Master’s degree required.  Background in social science and/or public policy preferred.
  • Experience in statistical analyses and with large data sets.
  • Ability to coordinate complex projects and work independently.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Ability to work some nights and weekends.

Additional Information: This is a non-unit position.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

UMass Amherst is one of the major public research universities in America. Nestled in idyllic Amherst, Massachusetts, the campus is consistently ranked among the top public research universities in the nation, and offers a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers.

The University of Massachusetts 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, the University of Massachusetts 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 University of Massachusetts to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.

Application Instructions:

Include letter of application, resume, and contact information of at least three current professional references.  Please apply online:

Review of applicants will begin on April 23, 2018, and may continue until a suitable candidate pool has been identified.




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Job No: CEE Project Manager
Posted: 4/2/2018
Application Due: 6/1/2018
Work Type:
Salary: up to $60,000 commensurate with qualifications & experience