The University of Maine at Presque Isle is seeking an Assistant Professor to teach mathematics and science methods courses (Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary) in the College of Education using standards-based curriculum. This is a tenure track, academic year position beginning September 1, 2015 with an emphasis in mathematics. Responsibilities include 12 contact hours of teaching per semester, advising, and service to the department, university and community. Principle delivery modality would be on-site but could include online, blended and/or synchronous video conferencing. Minimum starting salary is $47,435, with final salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Qualifications: Minimum qualifications are a terminal degree/ABD in Education with recent prior teaching (K-12). Experience teaching elementary math is essential. The successful candidate for the position should have an understanding of contemporary theories, models, assessment, and best practices associated with math/science education and be able to use technology for effective student learning. Knowledge of Common Core shifts and proficiency-based teaching and learning are required.
University: The University of Maine at Presque Isle is located in Maine’s beautiful north country with its accessibility to numerous lakes, rivers and other picturesque natural features, the University of Maine at Presque Isle serves 1400 students of diverse educational backgrounds and offers a full range of quality academic programs in Liberal Arts and Sciences, Professional Programs, and Teacher Education. The Criminal Justice program is an interdisciplinary program in the College of Professional Programs that embeds rigorous criminal justice academic instruction within a broad liberal arts base. The University of Maine at Presque Isle will design with each student a personalized, technologically innovative education and prepare each graduate for a professional career, global contributions, and lifelong learning. Candidates may find more information about this new direction for the University at www.umpi.edu/personalized.
Benefits: Excellent health/accident/life insurance, Retirement, Social Security, Tuition Waiver, free use of fitness facility, etc.
Barbara B. Lambert
University of Maine at Presque Isle
181 Main Street
Presque Isle, Maine 04769
The University of Maine at Presque Isle is an Equal 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 veterans status, or any other characteristic protected by law.