University of Maine, Mathematics & Statistics

Position ID: UMaine-ASSTPROF [#13523]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Orono, Maine 04469, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2019/02/18 finished (2019/01/17, finished 2019/05/21, listed until 2019/02/25)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Maine invites applications for fixed-length, non-tenure-track appointments as Assistant Professor. These academic-year positions are for three years and are non-renewable. Anticipated start date is September 1, 2019. Candidates from all areas of mathematics, statistics, mathematics education and other related fields are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates whose research is in an area in which the department is presently active, to promote collaboration and such mentoring as may be appropriate. For full consideration candidates should comprehensively address this in their cover letter. Applications from women and members of groups underrepresented in the study of mathematics and statistics are especially welcome.

A Ph.D. in a relevant area is required by date of hire. Demonstrated effective college-level teaching and strong potential for research are also required, as are excellent written and oral communication skills. Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching, advising of students, and maintaining an active research program. Successful candidates for these positions will normally be required to teach two courses per semester; in one semester during the second or third year this will be reduced to one course. The courses to be taught will usually be from our calculus sequence or other service material, however opportunity will be given to teach upper-level material at least once, the class and semester chosen depending on the department’s needs and the individual’s interests.

The department offers BA, BS, and MA degrees in mathematics, and anticipates opening a BA in statistics shortly. In addition, our faculty provide mathematics and statistics instruction to the broader university community, are engaged in various outreach activities in our region and state, and are highly active in research. Further information about the department and our activities can be found at

To apply, submit a cover letter (which should describe your background and how you meet the job requirements as described above), research and teaching statements, a curriculum vitae (which fully describes your qualifications and experiences with specific reference to the required and preferred qualifications) and at least three letters of reference, at least one of which should address your teaching. These materials must be submitted through, and in addition all materials other than the letters of reference must also be submitted via HireTouch at the webpage, where instructions for submitting your application can be found. For technical difficulties with the HireTouch site please contact Human Resources at or 207-581-1581. General correspondence about this position should be sent to Incomplete applications cannot be considered. Review of applications will begin February 18, 2019.

The University of Maine is a community of more than 11,200 undergraduate and graduate students, and 2,500 employees located on the Orono campus and throughout the state. UMaine is the state land and sea grant university and maintains a leadership role as the System’s flagship university. It is dedicated to providing excellent teaching, research, and service at the university, state, and national levels. Further information about UMaine can be found at

The University of Maine offers a wide range of benefits for employees including, but not limited to, tuition benefits (employee and dependent), comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short and long term disability as well as retirement plan options. As a former NSF ADVANCE institution, the University of Maine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples.

UMaine is located in beautiful Central Maine. Many employees report that a primary reason for choosing to come to UMaine is quality of life. Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools, safe neighborhoods, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live. Learn more about what the Bangor region has to offer at

The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Nigel Pitt
333 Neville Hall
University of Maine
Orono,Maine 04469-5752

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