Mathematics & Statistics, University of Maine

Position ID: UMaine-APM [#4190]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Location: Orono, Maine 04469, United States [map]
Subject Area: Pure Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2012/12/01 finished (posted 2012/10/11, finished 2013/06/02, listed until 2013/05/01)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Mathematics & Statistics at the University of Maine invites applications for one or more tenure-track academic-year appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor in pure mathematics, effective September 1, 2013. Exceptionally well-qualified candidates in all areas of pure mathematics are invited to apply. We are particularly interested in building upon the existing pure math strengths in the department.

A Ph.D. in Mathematics is required by date of hire. Demonstrated effective teaching and strong potential for obtaining external research funding are required. Excellent written and oral communication skills are also required. Responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate teaching, student advising, directing undergraduate projects and graduate theses, and maintaining an active research program. The teaching load for this position is two courses per semester.

The University of Maine is the primary graduate institution in the State of Maine. The department offers BA and MA degrees. Further information about the department is available on its website.

The University of Maine is just 60 miles from the beautiful Bar Harbor area and Acadia National Park. It is approximately the same distance from skiing and remote hiking areas. Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a pleasant place to live.

To apply, submit a cover letter describing your background and how you would contribute to and complement the teaching and research missions of the department, a research and teaching statement, curriculum vitae, and at least three letters of reference, one of which addresses your teaching.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications cannot be considered.  Appropriate background checks may be conducted.  General correspondence about this position should be sent to

UMaine is committed to diversity in our workforce. On January 1, 2011, UMaine became a tobacco-free campus. Information regarding UMaine’s tobacco-free policy is online.

The University of Maine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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

Further Info:
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
5752 Neville Hall
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5752

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