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We have automated our application process so that you can now apply online for positions at Salem State University. Not only will you now be able to apply online, but you may also use your same online application to apply for other positions that become available. You will also be able to log-in using your personal user name and password to review the status of your application during the recruitment process.

Salem State is seeking employees to advance our mission of providing high-quality and affordable public higher education. As one of the region's largest employers, the scope of available full and part-time jobs ranges from tenure-track faculty posts to short-term, grant-funded positions. Our full-time, permanent jobs feature a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance.

The campus is located in historic Salem on the scenic North Shore, about 15 miles from Boston. The area offers numerous learning and cultural opportunities and is easily accessed by both MBTA buses and commuter rail.

Salem State University, part of the Massachusetts state university system, is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in the workforce. Please note that as of September 1, 2011, Salem State University is a tobacco-free campus.

When interested in applying for a position at Salem State University, please keep close attention to the following minimum posting times:

Union Type Length of time
 AFSCME     Temp or Full-Time  10 calendar days
 APA      Temp  5 calendar days
 APA      Full-Time  10 calendar days
 MSCA      Temp/Adjunct  5 calendar days
 MSCA      Tenure-Track  10 calendar days

View available positions. 


If you have questions, please email the human resources department at

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