The University of Maine Presque Isle is seeking a one-year, fixed length Instructor to teach Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) methods courses using standards based curriculum in the College of Education. This is a 9 month, non-tenure track position beginning September 1, 2014 and ending May 31, 2015 with the possibility of extension. 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.
Qualifications: Minimum qualifications are a Master’s in Education with prior teaching (K-12-or college level). Experience teaching elementary math preferred. The successful candidate for the position should have an understanding of contemporary theories, models, assessment, and best practices associated with STEM education and are able to use technology for effective student learning. Knowledge of Common Core shifts and proficiency-based teaching and learning are essential.
Benefits: Excellent health/accident/life insurance, Retirement, Social Security, Tuition Waiver, etc.
The University of Maine at Presque Isle provides its 1400 traditional and non-traditional students with life changing opportunities in a caring, small-university environment. One of seven autonomous campuses within the University of Maine System, it combines liberal arts and selected professional programs and serves as a cultural and educational resource for the entire community. The city of Presque Isle, population 9,700, offers opportunities for both summer and winter outdoor sports and is the primary commercial center of the region. Combining clean air, clear skies, and a safe small-town life next door to the Northern Maine Woods, it also boasts blue-ribbon schools, a regional airport, and easy access to nearby Canada.
Barbara B. Lambert
Human Resources 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.