Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Pure Math

This position is now filled.
The Department of Mathematics & Statistics at the University of Maine invites applications for one or more tenure-track academic-year appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor in pure mathematics, effective September 1, 2013.

Outstanding candidates in all areas of pure mathematics are encouraged to apply.  We are particularly interested in building upon the existing pure math strengths in the department.

The teaching load for this position is two courses per semester.  A Ph.D. in Mathematics is required by the date of hire.  Demonstrated effective teaching and strong potential for obtaining research funding are required.  Excellent written and oral communication skills are also required.  Responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate teaching and advising, directing undergraduate projects and graduate theses, and maintaining an active research program.

The University of Maine is the primary graduate institution in the State of Maine.  The department offers BA and MA degrees.

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 and compliment the teaching and research of the department, a research and teaching statement, curriculum vitae, and at least three letters of reference, one of which addresses your teaching.

You are encouraged to submit your application online on Mathjobs.org. Alternatively, you may send a single pdf to hiring@math.umaine.edu, or arrange to have everything sent to:

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

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications cannot be considered.  Appropriate background checks may be conducted.  General correspondence about this position should be sent to hiring@math.umaine.edu.

UMaine is committed to diversity in our workforce.  On January 1, 2011, UMaine became a tobacco-free campus.  Information regarding UMaine’s tobacco-free policy is online at http://umaine.edu/tobaccofree.

The University of Maine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.