The University of Massachusetts Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five College Consortium (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.
UMass Amherst is home to over 24,000 undergraduate and more than 7,400 graduate students from all 50 states and nearly 100 countries. It boasts a world-class faculty committed to performance and growth in scholarship, opportunity, diversity and inclusion. It is an R1 research intensive, land-grant institution with growing research expenditures currently totaling more than $223 million annually. Further information about the University's strategic plan can be found on the Chancellor's Office website. For more information about the University of Massachusetts community, please visit https://www.umass.edu/prospective-faculty/.