Three Two-year Assistant Professorships

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Maine invites applications for up to three fixed-length term, non-tenure track academic year appointments as Assistant Professors, effective September 1, 2014. These positions are for two years. Exceptionally well-qualified candidates from all areas of mathematics, statistics, mathematics education and other related fields are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates whose research is in an area in which the department is presently active; please address this in your cover letter.

A Ph.D. is required by date of hire. Demonstrated effective teaching and strong potential for research are also required, as are excellent written and oral communication skills. Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching, advising of students, and maintaining an active research program. The normal teaching load for this position is either two 4-credit courses each semester, or two 4-credit courses in one semester and three 3-credit courses in the other semester, depending on the department’s needs and the individual’s interests.

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 located 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.

Incomplete applications cannot be considered. 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, and in addition the cover letter, research and teaching statements and curriculum vitae must also be submitted via HireTouch at the webpage or the direct link:
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Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

UMaine is committed to diversity in our workforce.

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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.