Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Tenure Track)
Natural Lab Science - ASCIE
Salary Band/Wage Band:
A typical salary for this tenure-track, academic-year appointment is in the
low 50s and is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The university
offers excellent fringe benefits package to include health, vision, and dental
insurance, vacation time, tuition waiver, and retirement benefits.
Statement of Job:
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.
The University of Maine at Augusta is seeking qualified applicants for the
full-time tenure- track position of Assistant Professor of Chemistry. The
successful candidate will be committed to excellence in teaching and to
developing innovative curriculum, labs and research experiences for students.
Full-time, twelve-credit hour teaching load will include online and campus-
based chemistry courses for allied health students, general chemistry, and
organic chemistry. The successful applicant may also develop and teach
laboratory courses for non-majors and courses in their area of expertise.
Based on the Augusta campus, the successful candidate may be expected to
travel to centers and the Bangor campus to teach. Courses are taught using a
variety of modalities including in-person, hybrid offerings, and online
instruction. Duties of the position may also include supporting the
university's Early College Program. The appointment will begin fall semester
2022. For additional information about UMA's programs and degrees, please
visit our web site at https: // www. uma.edu/academics/programs/.
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 to provide service to the community, College, and
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. We seek candidates whose teaching,
scholarship, and mentorship support our commitment to diversity, equity and
inclusion. The successful candidate will be active in university service
through student advising, curriculum development, committee activity, and
Salary: A typical salary for this tenure-track, academic-year appointment
is in the low 50s and is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The
university offers excellent fringe benefits package to include health, vision,
and dental insurance, vacation time, tuition waiver, and retirement benefits.
To learn more about the University's comprehensive fringe-benefits package,
please see the video posted here.
Required Qualifications: The successful applicant will be broadly trained
in Chemistry, hold a Ph.D. in chemistry or a closely related field, have
college-level teaching experience, and be committed to excellence in
undergraduate education. Ability to teach chemistry courses for allied health
students, general chemistry, and organic chemistry. Applicants with ABD status
will also be considered; doctorate required for tenure.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with course or curriculum
development, using new technologies in teaching, mentoring student research
projects or internships, teaching online, discipline related work experience,
and teaching non-traditional students preferred. Experience working with
diverse student populations and interest in contributing to UMA's Diversity,
Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives.
Applicants must complete an online application and submit a cover letter and
resume at https: // uma.hiretouch.com/. 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, a Statement of
Contribution to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, 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 January 10. Materials received after
January 9, 2022 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.
Academic Year (Sept-May)
Contact Information for Professional References, Cover Letter, Resume/CV,
Statement of Contribution to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion