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Assistant Professor of Mathematics or Statistics (up to 3 po

at University of Maine in Orono, Maine, United States

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Statement of the Job: The University of Maine seeks to fill up to three tenure-track assistant professor positions in mathematics or statistics. These are nine-month, academic-year positions anticipated to begin August 29, 2022. Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: * Undergraduate and graduate teaching (normally totaling two classes per semester) * Advising students * Directing undergraduate projects and graduate theses * Maintaining a productive program of research and other scholarly activity, including the pursuit of external funding for research * Participating in curriculum development and assessment * Engaging in university and professional service About the University: The University of Maine is a community of more than 11,700 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. As a result, 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 here. Qualifications: Required: * A Ph.D. in Mathematics or Statistics or an equivalent degree is required by date of hire * Demonstrated effective teaching * Evidence of strong potential for research and for obtaining external research funding * Effective written and oral communication skills Preferred: * Ability to teach statistics at upper level and graduate level * Research interests and expertise that enhance present activities in our department and university. * Evidence of active contribution to diversity and inclusivity in a higher education setting. Women and those from groups traditionally underrepresented in mathematical fields are particularly encouraged to apply. Other Information: Materials must be submitted via “Apply For Position” below. You will need to create a profile and application; upload: 1.) a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position 2.) a resume/curriculum vitae 3.) contact information for three professional references 4.) teaching statement 5.) research statement 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. You will also need to submit the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status forms. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. Search Timeline is as follows: Review of applications to begin: October 15, 2021 Screening interviews to begin no earlier than: November 1, 2021 Final interviews to begin no earlier than: December 6, 2021 Tentative start date: August 29, 2022 For questions about the search, please contact the department chair at nigel.pitt@maine.edu or 207-581-3901. Appropriate background checks are required**.* The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Amie Parker, Interim Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System). *Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics or Statistics (up to 3 positions) (id:71006) Campus: Orono Department: Mathematics & Statistics – OMS Bargaining Unit: AFUM Salary Band/Wage Band: N/A Location: Orono, ME Length: Academic Year (Sept-May) Required Documents: Cover Letter, References, Research Statement, Resume/CV, Teaching Statement

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Job Posting: JC192655340

Posted On: Sep 18, 2021

Updated On: Sep 22, 2021