Mathematics & Statistics, University of Maine

Position ID: UMaine-APME [#11061]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Orono, Maine 04469, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics Education
Starting Date: 2018/09/01
Application Deadline: 2017/11/13 (posted 2017/10/16, listed until 2018/04/16)
Position Description:    

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University of Maine

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Maine invites applications for a tenure-track, academic year position as Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education, effective September 1, 2018.  Preference will be given to candidates who can support our teaching and advising activities in mathematics education and enhance our research and scholarly activities, especially in teaching and learning at undergraduate and secondary levels.

A Ph.D. in Mathematics or Mathematics Education is required by date of hire; a Ph.D. in another field is an acceptable alternative if the candidate's research is consistent with the department's interests. Demonstrated effective teaching, strong potential for obtaining external research funding and excellent written and oral communication skills are also required.  Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching (normally totalling 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.  

Located on the northern border of beautiful Downeast Maine, the University of Maine, Orono, is the flagship campus of the University of Maine System and is the principal graduate institution in the state.  It is the state's land grant and sea grant university, enrolling over 11,000 students.   The Department offers BA and MA degrees in mathematics, and minors in mathematics and statistics.  Further information about the Department and our activities can be found at www.math.umaine.edu.  Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools in neighborhoods where children can walk to school, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live.  The University of Maine is located just 60 miles from the beautiful Bar Harbor area and Acadia National Park and two hours from Portland, offering access to a wealth of outdoor activities and a thriving restaurant scene. 

Appropriate background checks are required. 

All University of Maine System employees are required to comply with applicable policies and procedures, as well as to complete applicable workplace related screenings, and required employee trainings, such as Information Security, Safety Training, Workplace Violence, and Sexual Harassment.

To apply, submit a cover letter (which should describe your background and how you would contribute to the teaching and research missions of the department), 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 www.mathjobs.org, and in addition the cover letter, research and teaching statements and curriculum vitae must also be submitted via HireTouch at the webpage http://umaine.hiretouch.com or the direct link

https://umaine.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=44245&job=assistant-professor-of-mathematics-education

You will need to create a profile and application before uploading these materials.  Incomplete applications cannot be considered. 

General correspondence about this position should be sent to chair@math.umaine.edu.  Screening of applications will begin November 13, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

As an NSF ADVANCE institution, UMaine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples. 

The University of Maine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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:
http://www.umaine.edu/mathematics/
207-581-3903
 
Nigel Pitt
333 Neville Hall
University of Maine
Orono,Maine 04469-5752

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