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Join a team that is dedicated to advancing the health and well-being of the people in Massachusetts and the world through ground-breaking development in education, research and health care delivery.

We offer the opportunity to join a group of professionals serving the public interest within a flexible, challenging environment built on innovation. While we value a collaborative approach, we respect individual differences. We offer our employees excellent benefits, highly fulfilling and impactful work, a diverse environment and a strong commitment to work-life integration.

UMass Medical School (UMMS) employs more than 6,000 employees with more than 1,100 students. UMMS generates approximately $1 billion in revenues and $300 million in research awards annually. UMMS is also the home of MassBiologics and Commonwealth Medicine.

We are confident about our future and invite you to realize your true potential with a leader in academic health sciences.

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UMass Medical School Awards

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Best Medical Schools: Primary Care

University of Massachusetts Medical School is a world-class institution that was highly ranked in 2015 as one of the leading medical schools in the nation for primary care education by U.S. News & World Report. Access link for more information. 

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Craig C. Mello, PhD. received the 2006 Nobel Prize in Physiology

UMass Medical School and the Carnegie Institution for Science have been granted a patent for the use of RNA interference (RNAi) to inhibit expression of a target gene in animal cells, including mammalian cells. Access link for more information. 


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UMMS receives 10-year Carnegie Community Engagement Classification renewal

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching announced today that UMass Medical School has been selected to receive renewed Community Engagement Classification. Access link for more information.

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Victor Ambros wins Keio Medical Science Prize

The 18th Keio Medical Science Prize has been awarded to Victor R. Ambros, PhD, the Silverman Chair in Natural Science and professor of molecular medicine; and Shigekazu Nagata, PhD, professor of medical chemistry in the Graduate School of Medicine. Access link for more information.