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AN OPPORTUNITY > College of Arts and Sciences > Charlton College of Business > College of Engineering > College of Nursing > College of Visual and Performing Arts > School for Marine Science and Technology > School of Law > School of Education, Public Policy and Civic Engagement > Professional and Continuing Education Division The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth offers exciting professional opportunities in the field of higher education. Our public University, located on the scenic SouthCoast of Massachusetts, is distinguished by its commitment to teaching, discovery, and engagement for the good of individual students and society. UMass Dartmouth: moving ahead • School of Law established in 2010 • Claire T. Carney Library undergoing total renovation. Completion 2012. • Commitment to green learning and living. Engaged in major energy savings effort and construction of wind turbine. • Location facilitates collaboration with Boston, Providence, and Cape Cod institutions. • WiMAX long-range wireless offers connectivity up to two miles from campus. • 375 full-time members; 320 tenured or tenure track; 96% of professors have terminal degrees. • Sponsored research has tripled in last six years, now at $26 million-plus. > 22,000 square-foot research building opened in 2007;
> University supports faculty through two internal funds dedicated to research and creative activities, and two grants for projects that address critical community needs; > Location facilitates collaboration with Boston, Providence, and Cape Cod institutions.; • School for Marine Science & Technology internationally recognized for graduate programs, research endeavors, and innovative community partnerships; • New graduate programs in law, bio-medical engineering, public policy, education, and nursing. • New and updated undergraduate programs in life science, engineering, sustainability, business, and crime and justice; • Library, classrooms, studios and labs revamped with state-of-the-art technology; $11 million addition planned for business college. Benefits at UMass Dartmouth • University benefits include group health, dental, and life insurance; programs for disability income pro tection, retirement, flexible spending accounts, workers compensation, tax-sheltered annuities; employee vendor discounts. • Employees’ spouses, partners, and dependents are eligible for tuition waivers at state public colleges and universities. • Center for Teaching Excellence, staffed by faculty, sponsors range of programs focused on professional development. • New Faculty Institute advises on University life and issues such as appointments and tenure. • The University provides generous vacation, personal, and holiday time.
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Superior quality of life By any measure, few regions match the quality of life within southeastern Massachusetts: a location rich in natural beauty and resources; distinctive communities with quality, affordable homes; and a wide range of social, cultural, and recreational activity. Living in this area gives you: > an appealing mix of urban, suburban, and rural, combining art galleries, historic districts and ethnic restaurants with bike paths, working farms, and ocean beaches; > an environment that offers the best in recreation opportunities and serves as a research resource for fields such as marine science; > the ability to buy homes compa rable to those in Greater Boston at far lower prices;
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career opportunities for partners and spouses. The number of area high tech, finance, and health care companies is on the rise; good schools, public and private. You can review the results of the state’s standardized testing of public school systems at profiles.doe.mass.edu/ a thriving arts and entertainment scene that runs a wide gamut, from the folk concerts at the Narrows Center for the Arts, in Fall River, to plays at the Zeiterion Theater and exhibits at our arts campus as well as the Whaling Museum in New Bedford; easy access to major highways, airports, and rail transportation.
Statistics (based on 2010–11 data) 9,432 undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education students 49 undergraduate majors 43 undergraduate minors 36 graduate degree programs 375 full-time faculty 320 tenured or tenure track 96% have terminal degrees 22% are persons of color 38% are women 1,509 University employees
Dr. Doug Roscoe and Dr. Shannon Jenkins, husband and wife, focus on state politics and government as political science professors at UMass Dartmouth.
“UMass Dartmouth students see college as a true opportunity to better themselves, not just financially but in terms of the breadth of their horizons and their understanding of life.’’ —Doug Roscoe, holds a master’s and doctorate from Loyola University.
If you are interested in career possibilities at UMass Dartmouth: www.umassd.edu will introduce you to the University and can take you to other relevant sites www.umassd.edu/hr provides job and benefits information www.bristol-county.org offers details about the area