Joint Posting for Tenure Track STEM Faculty positions – Massachusetts state universities AGEP Alliance

Joint Posting for STEM Faculty

An alliance of three teaching-centered Massachusetts state universities; Bridgewater State University, Framingham State University, and Worcester State University is a recipient of a five-year grant (2022-2027) from the National Science Foundation (NSF) under Grants: 2149849, 2149858, 2149883 through their AGEP (Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate) program that seeks to increase success in STEM academic careers for historically minoritized faculty, particularly African Americans, Hispanic Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Native Pacific Islanders. Our AGEP grant aims at developing, implementing, and institutionalizing an equity-minded model for advancing early career historically minoritized STEM faculty through shared programming.

Eligibility for grant program participation is not a prerequisite for employment consideration for these or any other positions at the institutions within the alliance.

The alliance invites applications for various STEM positions to begin September 1, 2023, that are listed by institution below. Note: faculty are hired by the institution and are not shared by the alliance.

Benefits of the NSF-AGEP program:
The grant provides a number of benefits to participating faculty including course reduction and monetary funds for establishing a research agenda, travel support, access to mentorship and professional development, and shared cohort activities across three state universities.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in discipline conferred by August 31, 2022
  • Demonstrated teaching experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to and support for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) groups through their teaching and/or scholarship

Positions by institution:

Bridgewater State University – Tenure-track positions:

  • Biology: physiology, with a specialty in immunology, endocrinology, reproductive biology, or a related subfield
  • Computer Science: All specialties will be considered
  • Physics, Photonics, and Optical Engineering: Astronomy or Astrophysics
  • Psychology: clinical psychology, preferably a teacher-scholar whose area of specialization emphasizes treatment in marginalized communities
  • Psychology: social psychology, preferably a teacher-scholar whose research area focuses on social justice

To apply, visit the employment listings at:
For confidential assistance, please contact the Human Resources Office at 508-531-1324

Framingham State University – Tenure-track positions:

  • Mathematics: statistics focus
  • Criminology: sociologically-oriented critical criminologist

To apply, visit the employment listings at:
For confidential assistance, please contact the Human Resources Office at 508-626-4530 or

Worcester State University – Tenure-track positions:

  • Physics
  • Biology
  • Environmental Geoscience
  • Chemistry

To apply, visit the employment listings at:
For confidential assistance, please contact the Human Resources Office at 508-929-8117 or

Additional Information:

About Bridgewater State University
Bridgewater State University is an inclusive community dedicated to the lifelong success of all students; focused on the continuous improvement of its people; and is responsible for leading innovation that benefits Southeastern Massachusetts, the commonwealth, and the world. Bridgewater’s accessible environment of teaching and learning stimulates critical thinking and the pursuit of new knowledge and deeper understanding. The environment at Bridgewater also cultivates meaningful and diverse interpersonal relationships and fosters an appreciation for global engagement aimed at transforming lives and improving the human condition. Learn more about us at

About Framingham State University
Framingham State University is a vibrant comprehensive liberal arts institution located in the MetroWest suburbs of Boston, which integrates an academically challenging liberal arts education with workforce preparation programs. Founded in 1839, FSU enrolls about 4,000 undergraduates and 1,200 graduate and professional students. At FSU, we are deeply committed to antiracism, inclusive excellence, encouraging a supportive, diverse, and collaborative learning environment, and providing culturally relevant education. Learn more about us at

About Worcester State University
WORCESTER STATE UNIVERSITY is a liberal arts and sciences university with a long tradition of academic excellence dating back to 1874, as well as an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to reflect the diversity of its community. Our workforce is dedicated to academic quality, student-centered programming, engaged citizenship, open exchanges of ideas, diversity and inclusiveness, and civility and integrity. We are looking for job applicants who share these values and commitment to our students. Learn more about us at

All alliance institutions are affirmative action/equal opportunity employers that actively seek to increase the diversity of their workforce.