The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Maine invites applications for a tenure-track, academic year position as Assistant Professor, with an anticipated start date of August 30, 2021. Preference will be given to candidates who can support our teaching and advising activities in statistics, especially at upper-level and graduate level, and whose research is either in statistics or in related areas of mathematics. Some preference may also be given to candidates whose research enhances present activities in our department and university.
We are especially interested in applicants who can contribute to the University of Maine’s commitment to an inclusive and diverse student body that includes first-generation and low-income students and those from groups that are underrepresented in mathematics, such as women and minorities.
A Ph.D. in Statistics or Mathematics or an equivalent degree is required by date of hire. Demonstrated effective teaching, strong potential for obtaining external research funding and effective written and oral communication skills are also required. Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching (normally totaling 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. The department offers BA, BS, and MA degrees in mathematics. In addition, our faculty provide mathematics and statistics instruction to the broader university community, are engaged in various outreach activities in our region and state, and are highly active in research. Further information about the department and our activities can be found at www.math.umaine.edu.
To apply, submit a cover letter, teaching and research statements, a curriculum vitae and at least three letters of reference, at least one of which should address your teaching. Your curriculum vitae should fully describe your qualifications and experiences with specific reference to the required and preferred qualifications. Your cover letter should describe your background and how you meet the job requirements as described above, especially with regard to our activities in statistics. These materials must be submitted through www.mathjobs.org, and in addition all materials other than the letters of reference must also be submitted via HireTouch at the webpage https://umaine.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=66758&job=assistant-professor-in-statistics-or-mathematics, where instructions for submitting your application can be found. For technical difficulties with the HireTouch site please contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or 207-581-1581. General correspondence about this position should be sent to email@example.com. Incomplete applications cannot be considered.
Review of applications will begin March 22, 2021.
The University of Maine is a community of more than 11,200 undergraduate and graduate students, and 2,500 employees located on the Orono campus and throughout the state. UMaine is the state land and sea grant university and maintains a leadership role as the System’s flagship university. It is dedicated to providing excellent teaching, research, and service at the university, state, and national levels. Further information about UMaine can be found at https://umaine.edu. The University of Maine offers a wide range of benefits for employees including, but not limited to, tuition benefits (employee and dependent), comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short and long term disability as well as retirement plan options. As a former NSF ADVANCE institution, the University of Maine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples.
UMaine is located in beautiful Central Maine. Many employees report that a primary reason for choosing to come to UMaine is quality of life. Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools, safe neighborhoods, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live. Learn more about what the Bangor region has to offer at https://www.visitbangormaine.com/.
The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer.
Internal Number: 66758
About University of Maine
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.