University of Massachusetts

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adjunct faculty

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Current Employee - Lecturer in Boston, MA
Current Employee - Lecturer in Boston, MA

I have been working at University of Massachusetts as a contractor (more than 5 years)

Pros

the students are great--diverse and non-traditional
freedom to develop own curriculum

Cons

parking is abysmal
using too many adjuncts at expense of creating more salaried jobs.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

create more Full Time teaching positions (tenure and non-tenure track)

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    Research assistant/graduate student

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Amherst, MA
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Amherst, MA

    I have been working at University of Massachusetts full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    It is a temporary transitory stage...

    Cons

    it doesn't pay well while you are doing it

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Great place to work!

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    Current Employee - Faculty in Amherst Center, MA
    Current Employee - Faculty in Amherst Center, MA

    I have been working at University of Massachusetts full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Progressive management, diversity, unionized employees make for a worker-friendly environment. The surroundings are clean, safe, and urbane; nice place to raise a family.

    Cons

    Underfunded and undervalued by state; there seems to be money for new buildings but not for resources to support employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work more closely with the legislature to get necessary support, and honor faculty governance. Take more responsibility to raise funds; faculty and staff have enough on their plates already.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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