UMMS Faculty Position Open: Web Accessibility for People with Intellectual Disabilities

Below is the official recruiting advertisement for a new faculty position at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, where I work.  It was recently decided we should include for the position the research area of Web accessibility, particularly for people with intellectual disabilities.  I would like to get the word out through our accessibility community.  If you or anyone you know may be interested in this opportunity, please contact me directly via e-mail ( or via Twitter (@ClearHelper).  Please spread the word!  Thank you.

Faculty Positions

Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center

University of Massachusetts Medical School

The Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS), invites applications for research faculty positions with specialization include any of the following areas: behavior analysis, psychopharmacology, child clinical, health psychology, gerontology and behavioral medicine.  We are especially interested in research programs that are appropriate for individuals with developmental disabilities.  Programs are located in Central Massachusetts and suburban Boston.

Qualifications include an appropriate degree (e.g., M.D., Ph.D., Ed.D.), an established track record in NIH funded research, and potential to contribute to the Center’s current and future directions.  Start-up funding and a range of faculty incentive programs are available.

Applications & Information

To apply for any of the above positions, please submit via e-mail a CV, contact information for three or more professional references, and a statement of professional interests to Dr. Charles Hamad  For all of the above positions, review of application will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.  Each position offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

The University of Massachusetts Medical School is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.