Broad, open landscape accented by rolling hills and big sky vistas with lots of clean air and bright days, hundreds of lakes and waterways for a myriad of outdoor adventures from canoeing, hiking, rock climbing to alpine and cross-country skiing. Our students value the talented, caring faculty, small student-centered classes, and close student-instructor rapport. Liberal arts and professional studies programs with service-learning, internship, and undergraduate research opportunities describe intellectual adventure at UM-Presque Isle. Come join our North of Ordinary university community.

One of seven autonomous campuses within the University of Maine System, the University of Maine at Presque Isle provides its 1,500 traditional and non-traditional students from the United States and Canada with life-changing opportunities in a caring, small-university environment. It combines liberal arts and selected professional studies programs and serves as a cultural and educational resource for the entire area.

Assistant Extension Professor & Assistant Professor of Sustainable Agriculture

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the University of Maine at Presque Isle College of Arts and Sciences invite applications for a full-time, fiscal-year, continuing contract eligible faculty appointment as Assistant Extension Professor and Assistant Professor of Sustainable Agriculture, effective September 1, 2015. This position is an 80% Extension appointment through the University of Maine (UMaine) and a 20% teaching appointment through the University of Maine at Presque Isle (UMPI). The successful candidate will work out of the Aroostook County Extension Office (UMaine) in Presque Isle, Maine with classroom instruction occurring on the UMPI campus. The faculty member in this position will develop and conduct educational outreach and applied research with an emphasis on Aroostook County, Maine; work with other UMaine faculty, county Executive Committee members, advisory boards and volunteers to offer off-campus programs addressing the educational needs of the Maine Potato Industry and related agricultural industries; and teach credit hour courses and offer limited student advising within the UMPI Sustainable Agriculture Concentration. Additional information regarding Essential Duties & Responsibilities; Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications; and Application Procedures may be found at Review of applications begins May 11, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered.

 The University of Maine is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.