Assistant Professor of Mathematics
The University of Maine at Machias invites applications for Assistant Professor of Mathematics, starting September 2014.
Qualifications for the tenure-track Assistant Professor position include a doctorate in mathematics or related field; applicants with a completed master’s degree or A.B.D. status may be considered for a Lecturer or Instructor position. Teaching excellence and a commitment to general undergraduate math instruction, with a particular interest and expertise in teaching developmental math and statistics in support of a broad range of undergraduate disciplines, is essential.
A strong commitment to quality teaching at a small, rural, liberal arts college is a must. All UMM faculty are expected to be involved in the life of the institution and the success of its students, who are diverse in skills, ages, and backgrounds. The mathematics program supports students across the university majors, including biological, environmental, and social sciences, teacher education, business, recreation, and the humanities.
Documented success in teaching mathematics at the introductory undergraduate level is preferred.
The University of Maine at Machias, a member of the University of Maine System, sits on the Gulf of Maine, surrounded by rivers, forests, fishing villages, and blueberry barrens. This unspoiled portion of the Atlantic coast is known for its outdoor recreational opportunities and quality of life. As a public Environmental Liberal Arts university, faculty and students approach the liberal arts with a focus on environmental and community issues. The academic experience emphasizes learning both in the classroom and in experiential settings. UMM’s fifteen undergraduate degree programs serve approximately 1,000 students. The University’s applied research and public services contribute to the improvement of the quality of life and economic development in Downeast Maine.
Review of applications will begin December 15. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts for all degrees, and statement of teaching philosophy. Applicants should also arrange to have letters sent directly from three references to:
Search Committee for Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Human Resources Office
University of Maine at Machias
116 O’Brien Avenue
Machias, ME 04654
E-mail applications are encouraged and may be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org