Assistant Professor of Mathematics (Tenure Track)

Maine, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Oct 20, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Maine at Augusta invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, beginning fall 2021.  The successful candidate will have experience teaching a wide range of mathematics courses including statistics, developmental courses, and mathematics for business.  The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level.  This position will be based on UMA’s Augusta campus.

UMA faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, responsive to changing professional needs; committed to innovative delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning; committed to effective use of technology including distance learning; involved in scholarly activities as appropriate to the appointment; and willing to provide service to the College of Professional Studies, UMA, and the broader community.

UMA transforms the lives of students of every age and background across the State of Maine and beyond through access to high-quality distance and on-site education, excellence in student support, civic engagement, and professional and liberal arts programs.

UMA is the third largest public university in Maine.  In addition to its main campus in the state’s capital, UMA also serves students at its campus in Bangor (UMA Bangor) and through UMA Centers around the state.  With its multiple locations and long-term expertise in online and distance learning, UMA is generally considered the university of choice for Mainers of all ages who want to attend college without uprooting their lives.

UMA serves a mix of traditional and non-traditional students and offers a wide array of liberal arts and professional programs leading to certificates, associate and baccalaureate degrees.  Programs are delivered on campus and using a network of University centers and sites across the state and internationally.  The mathematics department is a service department to all degree programs and offers general education and degree-specific courses using modalities including in-person, interactive television, video conferencing, and online instruction.  The successful candidate will be active in university service through student advising, curriculum development, committee activity, and community outreach.  Duties of the position may also include supporting the university's early college programming.

Salary:  The normal hiring range is low-to-mid 50s for a tenure-track position, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The University offers an excellent fringe-benefits package.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Doctorate in mathematics or mathematics-related field by the date of employment
  • A strong background in the field of statistics
  • Experience in the design and/or delivery of mathematics instruction
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching statistics
  • Experience in online and distance education modalities
  • Experience teaching developmental mathematics (e.g. Pre-Algebra and Algebra)
  • Experience teaching mathematics for business
  • Experience teaching using new technologies and delivery systems

Applicants must complete an online application and submit a cover letter and resume at  Materials must be submitted via "Apply for Position."  You will need to create an applicant profile, complete an application, upload a cover letter which fully describes your qualifications and experiences with specific reference to the required and preferred qualifications, a resume/curriculum vitae and contact information for three professional references.  You will also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status form.  

Review of applications will begin November 16.  Materials received after November 15, 2020 will be considered at the discretion of the university.  We are not able to consider applicants who require Visa sponsorship support.  

The successful applicant is subject to appropriate background screening.  

The University of Maine at Augusta 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 office has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies:  Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754 or at 207.581.1226.