Assistant Professor in Applied/Interdisciplinary Mathematics

This position has been filled.

The Department of Mathematics & Statistics at the University of Maine invites applications for a tenure-track, academic-year position as Assistant Professor in applied or interdisciplinary mathematics, effective September 1, 2014. Exceptionally well-qualified candidates from all areas of applied or interdisciplinary mathematics are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates who can support our teaching and advising activities in analysis (especially applied analysis) and who can also reinforce both research activities in the Department and the University’s interdisciplinary research efforts.

A Ph.D. in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics or a related field is required by date of hire. Demonstrated effective teaching and strong potential for obtaining external research funding are also required, as are excellent written and oral communication skills. Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching, advising of students, 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 and our activities can be found at

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 the teaching and research missions of the department, research and teaching statements, a curriculum vitae and at least three letters of reference, at least one of which should address your teaching. You may submit your application materials through, to (please send as a single .pdf), or mail to:

Asst. Professor Search
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
5752 Neville Hall
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5752

Incomplete applications cannot be considered. Appropriate background checks are required. General correspondence about this position should be sent to The position is open until filled, however, applications received after the first screening date of December 1, 2013 will be considered at the discretion of the University. UMaine is committed to diversity in our workforce.

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