Job Announcement: University of Maine at Farmington
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Organization: University of Maine at Farmington
Location: Farmington, Maine
Application Due Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2018, Open Until Filled
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Services
Department: Rehab Services & Special Ed – FSPED
Bargaining Unit: AFUM
Statement of Job:
Peacefully nestled in the spectacular lakes & mountains region of western Maine, UMF is Maine’s public liberal arts college, offering quality programs in teacher education, human services and arts and sciences. The campus is in historic downtown Farmington, just a short walk away from coffee shops, funky stores, restaurants, banks, bookstores, a multi-screen movie theater and a whole lot more. Our perfect location combines the active outdoor lifestyle with the arts & smarts of a small college town.
The University of Maine Farmington is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Services within the Division of Community Health Education, Recreation & Rehabilitation Services. The institution encourages candidates who would qualify as an advanced assistant professor.
The Division of Community Health Education, Recreation & Rehabilitation Services invites applicants for a colleague who shares our commitment to inclusive Rehabilitation Services Education. This is a tenure-track position with primary teaching responsibilities that include introductory and upper level courses in Rehabilitation Services education. Experience in substance abuse is beneficial. Supervision of students in field placements is also required. Teaching load, including supervision, is 12 credits per semester or the equivalent. Interest in research and scholarly contributions involving students is highly desired. Other responsibilities include advisement of students and campus and community service. In addition to working closely with colleagues on campus, professional relationships must also be established with local and state social service agencies to ensure meaningful field-based experiences for the students in the program.
This position will require a Ph.D, Rh.D., or Ed.D. in Rehabilitation or a closely related field, ABD’s will be considered. Demonstrated experience with various disability populations is essential. Preference will be given to applicants who have classroom teaching experience, evidence of scholarly activity, experience in higher education, and national professional licensure and/or certification. This position requires knowledge and experience in mentoring, advising, and career planning with undergraduate students.
Position begins September 1, 2018. Review of applications will begin March 20 and continue until the position is filled. Materials must be submitted via the “Apply for position” button. Please create an applicant profile and list the contact information for three professional references. Applicants must upload the following: 1) a letter of interest, 2) vita, and 3) unofficial transcripts. Applicants also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status form. Appropriate background checks required.
The successful applicant is subject to appropriate background screening.
All UMS employees are required to comply with applicable policies and procedures, as well as to complete applicable workplace related screenings, and required employee trainings, such as Information Security, Safety Training, Workplace Violence and Sexual Harassment.
UMF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University of Maine at Farmington does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status and gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities.
How to Apply:
Materials must be submitted via the “Apply for position” button at the bottom of the screen at: https://umf.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobid=46256
Please create an applicant profile and list the contact information for three professional references. Applicants must upload the following: 1) a letter of interest, 2) vita, and 3) unofficial transcripts. Applicants also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status form. Appropriate background checks required.
For more information, please contact:
Maurice “Bud” Martin, PhD MEd MCHES
Professor, Health Education
Division Chair Community Health Education Recreation and Rehabilitation Services
University of Maine, Farmington.
207 778 7181
Organization Website: umf.maine.edu