University of Puerto Rico
Mayagüez Campus
Human Resources Office
Recruitment Division

Telephone: 832-4040 Ext. 3159, 3045 Fax 831-1720
Announcement Number: 20-22
Position Title: 20-22 Assistant Professor-Chemistry
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 Chemistry

Minimum Requirements
Possess a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry or its equivalent with a specialty in Biophysical Chemistry, and post-doctoral experience. In addition, submit a plan for research and external funding and an essay of teaching philosophy. Must also have a commitment to serve the mission and goals of the university and have excellent communication skills in English or Spanish. Candidates from traditional areas of Chemistry may be considered.

The selected candidate will be required to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in the field of Chemistry. In addition, must write proposals to obtain external funds and develop a successful research program in the areas of Biophysical Chemistry.

The selected candidate will have a regular academic load equivalent to 12 credits per semester. This load will involve teaching, research and institutional services. Must also participate in professional development activities that help improve teaching and curriculum offerings.


Interested candidates should send by email a cover letter, official academic transcript of all university degrees, curriculum vitae, copies of publications, research plan, statement of teaching philosophy and manage at least two (2) letters of recommendation, to:

Dr. Astrid J. Cruz Pol, Director

Chemistry Department

University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus

Call Box 9000

Mayagüez, PR 00680-9000

Telephone: (787) 832-4040 Extension 3122

Fax: 787-265-3849

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

Submitted CEE-SA-2020-3873

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