University of Maine, Mathematics & Statistics

Position ID: UMaine-FTAP [#19374]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Orono, Maine 04469, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics & Statistics
Application Deadline: 2022/02/04 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/01/04, finished 2022/06/06, listed until 2022/07/04)
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 seeks to fill five three-year, assistant professor positions. These academic-year positions are anticipated to begin August 29, 2022 and are not renewable. Preference may 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. Candidates should comprehensively address this in their cover letter. 

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 under-represented in mathematics, such as women and minorities

A Ph.D. in a relevant area is required by date of hire. Demonstrated effective college-level teaching, an active research program, and effective written and oral communication skills are also required.  Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: undergraduate teaching in mathematics and/or statistics, maintaining an active research program and participating collegially in the life of the department. The regular teaching assignment is 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 the calculus sequence or other service material, however opportunity will be given to teach upper-level material at least once.

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 listed above. Your cover letter should describe your background and how you meet the job requirements as described above. These materials must be submitted through, and in addition all materials other than the letters of reference must be submitted via HireTouch at the webpage

where instructions for submitting your application can be found. You will also need to submit the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status forms. 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 the department chair at  Incomplete applications cannot be considered. Review of applications will begin February 5, 2022.

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. As a result, 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.

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Further Info:
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University of Maine
Mathematics & Statistics Dept.
5752 Neville Hall, RM 333
Orono, ME 04461