University of Puerto Rico
Mayagüez Campus
Human Resources Office
Recruitment Division

Telephone: 832-4040 Ext. 3159, 3045 Fax 831-1720
Announcement Number: 20-12
Position Title: 20-12 Assistant Professor-Psychology
Job Series: Teaching
Base Salary: $62,256.00
Opening date: December 18, 2020
Closing Date: February 18, 2021
Available to : General Public
Type of Appoiment: Teaching
Point of Contact: Sra. Madelyn Ríos Rivera, MBA
 Email: n/a
 Tel: 787-832-4040 ext. 3159 y/o 3045
Location of Position: Department of Psychology

Minimum Requirements
1. Doctorate in Philosophy (Ph.D.) with a concentration in School Psychology.
2. Teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level.
3. Valid psychologist license issued by the Puerto Rico Board of Examination of Psychologists or license from another jurisdiction with the commitment to carry out the necessary procedures to validate it in Puerto Rico during the first year of hire.
4. Research experience.
5. Evidence of publications and presentations in professional forums.
6. Work experience with school communities.
7. Knowledge or ability to use technologies in distance learning.


A full-time, tenure track faculty member responsible for teaching in the subject areas of School Psychology. The applicant is expected to be able to plan, organize and teach in a way that ensures the achievement of the institution's learning objectives. Shall contribute to the academic process of the institution through participation in the development of new courses, evaluation, research, mentoring, teaching undergraduate and graduate students, and community service. Must possess communication skills in English and Spanish (oral and written), interpersonal and teamwork skills.

The selected candidate is required to conduct research, compete for external research funds, teach undergraduate and graduate psychology courses, mentor graduate students, and provide services to the department, faculty, university, community, and the profession. Our goal is to hire an outstanding, licensed professional faculty member who fits our academic culture.


Interested applicants must submit the following documents:

1. Curriculum vitae
2. Letter of intention/interest in the position
3. Document detailing:
● Contributions to the UPRM School Psychology Program
● Theme and plan for the development of a research agenda
● Pedagogical philosophy aligned with the mission and vision of the Institution
4. Copies of recent publications and presentations
5. Two (2) letters of recommendation
6. Copy of student evaluations, if available
7. Official graduate transcripts
8. Copy of degree certification or diploma
9. Copy of the current psychologist license issued by the Puerto Rico Board of Examination of Psychologists or license from another jurisdiction.

The deadline to receive documents is February 18, 2021. Interested candidates should send the required documents to:

Dr. Douglas Santos Sánchez

University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus

Department of Psychology

CALL BOX 9000, Mayagüez P.R. 00681-9000

Telephone (787) 832-4040 ext. 5719 or 6209

To learn more about the Department of Psychology at UPRM, please visit

Submitted CEE-SA-2020-3873

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