Welcome to the University of Maine, a community of more than 11,200 undergraduate and graduate students, and 2,500 employees working on campus and throughout the state. UMaine offers a wide range of benefits for our employees including tuition benefits (employee and dependent), comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability and retirement plan options.
The University of Maine is the state land and sea grant university and is committed to maintaining a leadership role as the System’s flagship university. As a result, it is dedicated to providing high quality teaching, meaningful research, and impactful service at the university, college, state, and national levels. Located in beautiful Central Maine, faculty report that a primary reason for choosing to come to UMaine is quality of life. 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/Orono area a wonderful place to live.
The University of Maine is just 60 miles from the Bar Harbor area and Acadia National Park and two hours from Portland, offering access to a wealth of outdoor activities and thriving restaurant and music scenes. As an NSF ADVANCE institution, the University of Maine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples.