University of Maine, Mathematics & Statistics

Position ID: UMaine-AP_MORS [#18135, 71006]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Orono, Maine 04469, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics or Statistics
Application Deadline: 2021/11/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/09/09, finished 2022/05/07)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Maine invites applications for up to three tenure-track, academic year positions as Assistant Professor, with an anticipated start date of August 29, 2022. Preference will be given to candidates whose research enhances present activities in our department and university, and who can support our teaching activities in statistics, especially at upper level.

Preference may also be given to applicants who can contribute to the University of Maine’s commitment to an inclusive and diverse student body that includes first generation and low-income students and those from groups that are underrepresented in mathematics, such as women and minorities.

A Ph.D. in Mathematics or Statistics or an equivalent degree is required by date of hire. Demonstrated effective teaching, strong potential for obtaining external research funding, and effective written and oral communication skills are also required. Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching (normally totaling two classes per semester), advising of students, directing undergraduate projects and graduate theses, maintaining an active program of research and other scholarly activity, and engaging in university and professional service.

The department offers BA, BS, and MA degrees in mathematics. 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, teaching and research statements, a curriculum vitae and at least three letters of reference, at least one of which should address your teaching. Your curriculum vitae should fully describe your qualifications and experiences with specific reference to the required and preferred qualifications. Your cover letter should describe your background and how you meet the job requirements as described above, especially with regard to our activities in statistics. 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 department chair Nigel Pitt at Incomplete applications cannot be considered. Review of applications will begin October 15th, 2021.

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, the regional campus in Machias, 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:
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Further Info:
Nigel Pitt
333 Neville Hall
University of Maine
Orono,Maine 04469-5752