Plazas de facultas en diversos departamentos de la UPR Río Piedras

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University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus

The University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, seeks candidates for the following tenure-track positions:

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES
Instructor, Assistant or Associate Professor

Foreign Languages (Italian)

Requirements: PhD in Italian, in the field of Linguistics, Phonetics and/or History of the language; native or near native fluency in Italian, working knowledge of Spanish or commitment to learn it; research in your area of specialization and familiarity with recent developments in computer-assisted language teaching and learning; ability to teach another foreign language and teaching experience at the university level are highly recommended.

Foreign Languages (Portuguese)

Requirements: PhD in Portuguese, in the field of Applied Linguistics, second/foreign language acquisition and/or teaching; working knowledge of Spanish and English; teaching experience at the university level and native or near native fluency in Portuguese; research in your area of specialization and familiarity with recent developments in computer-assisted language teaching and learning. Priority will be given to candidates who have prior experience with coordinating teaching assistants (TA's). Speci~c duties: Coordination of the College of Humanities Language Teaching Assistants Program.

Linguistics (Neurolinguistics/Clinical Linguistics)

Requirements: PhD in Linguistics, with a specialization in Neurolinguistics; teaching experience at university level, a record of research and publications in Neuroscience, Neurolinguistics or Speech Pathology, and knowledge of Spanish are assets. Priority will be given to applicants with experience in the design and implementation of research projects in Psycholinguistics, L1 or L2 acquisition, Speech Pathology/Communication Disorders, Neuroscience and Clinical Linguistics. Specific duties: Collaboration with researchers in neuroscience from other units at the University of Puerto Rico or elsewhere.

Linguistics (Acquisition and Phonology)

Requirements: PhD in Linguistics, with a specialization in acquisition and phonology; teaching experience at university level, experience in experimental research and in the acquisition of phonology, and knowledge of Spanish are assets.

Acting

Requirements: MFA in Acting, PhD in Theatre preferred. Must have courses and/or training in voice, diction, and singing techniques for actors. Experience in the ~eld of theatre, as well as experience in research and teaching in higher education, and in theatrical creation.

Theatre Arts

Requirements: PhD in Theatre, with courses or experience directing actors and stage movement. Professional experience in the fields of Theatre and English in higher education. Specific duties: Teaching courses in Contemporary Theatre History, Theory, and Criticism; Analysis of Dramatic Texts; and Auditions, Voice, and Diction in English, among others. Advise and guide auditions in English. Participate actively in the productions and academic proposals of the Drama Department.

Theatre Design

Requirements: MFA in Theatre Design. PhD in Theatre preferred, with courses or experience in Stage Lighting, Stage Design and Building, Stage Technology and Technical Production. Professional experience in the field of Theatre and in higher education preferred. Speci~c duties: Teach courses in Stage Lighting, Stage Design, Technical and Theatrical Production, History of Stage Design, Props, and Stage Management, among others. Design and supervise building of lighting and stage design in the productions of the Drama Department.

Expected duties for all positions:
Teach undergraduate and graduate courses and conduct research and publish in their areas of specialty. Develop proposals seeking external funding. Participate actively in Departmental activities and projects, as well as those at the College of Humanities and the Rio Piedras Campus level. Fulfill all other obligations of a teaching job.

Evaluation will start on April 30, 2013 and applications will be received until the position is filled.
Send a letter of interest describing your academic vision, research areas and/or creative work, curriculum vitae, copies of the academic transcripts for all your degrees, three recommendation letters, and student evaluations to:

Dr. Luis A. Ortiz López, Dean

College of Humanities
University of Puerto Rico
P.O. Box 23342
San Juan, PR 00931-3342
With email copy to: luis.ortiz19@upr.edu

LIBRARY SYSTEM


Librarian
Acquisitions Section
Requirements: PhD from an accredited university; MA in Library Science or Information Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association; experience in academic libraries with automated functions; at least two years of experience in collection development and in the acquisition of information resources; knowledge of the book market and of electronic and print publications; basic knowledge of budget preparation and management in academic libraries; experience in the use of spread sheets, word processors, and other software helpful for presentations and tutorials preparation; experience in cataloging of information resources. Experience in research, publication, and promotion. Strong oral and written communication skills in Spanish and English. Responsibilities: Research and publication; proposal development for obtaining external funds; active participation in projects developed by the Acquisitions Section, the Library System and the

Campus projects; and fulfillment of all tasks assigned to the position.

Evaluation will start on April 30, 2013 and applications will be received until the position is filled.
Send a letter of interest reflecting your qualifications and interest in the position, curriculum vitae, official transcripts of all degrees, and two letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Ana Myriam Felicié, Acting Director Library System

University of Puerto Rico
P.O. Box 23302
San Juan, PR 00931-3302

SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION

Assistant or Associate Professor

Public Relations

Requirements: PhD from an accredited university in: Communication, Information Science, Public Relations, Public Relations and Advertising, or Information Society; courses and/or lines of research in Public Relations or Strategic Communications; at least two years of teaching experience at college, graduate or undergraduate level; professional experience in public relations, advertising or Strategic Communication; have creative work and knowledge of digital technologies and media convergence; active participation in professional associations in the field of Public Relations; and oral and written command of English and Spanish languages. Responsibilities: Teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level; directing thesis and provide academic advising to students; research and publication; actively seek external funding; active participation in School and Campus projects, as well as participation in other obligations inherent to the teaching position.

Evaluation will start on April 30, 2013 and applications will be received until the position is filled.
Send a letter of interest describing your philosophy for the academic field of public relation, academic vision and the research areas that are committed, and teaching and student assessment; evidence of research and publications; evidence of work and achievements in public relations and current projects; personal portfolio with examples of Public Relations production; all academic credentials, graduate and undergraduate transcripts; curriculum vitae; names and addresses of three references to:

Dr. Eliseo R. Colón-Zayas, Director School of Communication University of Puerto Rico

PO Box 21880
San Juan, PR 00931-1880

SCHOOL OF LAW


Assistant Professor
Requirements: PhD/SJD or Doctorate in Law from a recognized institution or an LLM in a specialized field of law, in one of the following areas: Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure; Civil Law (emphasis on Civil Law, Contract Law, Tort Law, and Civil Property Law); Notary Law and Secured Transactions; Health Law (Public Health Law and Medical Law); and Ethics, Professional Responsibility, and the Legal Profession. The candidate must be admitted to the practice of law in accordance with the regulations of the relevant jurisdiction; must be fluent (orally and in writing) in both Spanish and English languages; experience in the effective teaching of law courses; must have scholarly publications in the field of law; experience in the pursuit of external funding for legal and interdisciplinary research.

Responsibilities: The tasks of this position will be full-time, and they include teaching, direction of graduate students in research, theses and internships; legal research; publication; pursuit of external funding and all the tasks related to being an university professor.

Evaluation will start on April 30, 2013 and applications will be received until the position is filled.
Send a letter of interest that reflects the candidate's interest in the teaching post, his or her academic vision, areas of research, and/or creative endeavor; curriculum vitae; official copy of all academic records for all undergraduate and graduate degrees; evidence in paper and PDF format of their publications; two letters of recommendation, to the following address:

Prof. Vivian I. Neptune Rivera, Dean School of Law

University of Puerto Rico
PO Box 23349
San Juan, PR 00931-3349
With email copy to: eramirez@law.upr.edu

THE GRADUATE SCHOOL OF INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Assistant or Associate Professor
Library and Information Science
Requirements: PhD in Library Science, Information Science, or another discipline closely related to research topics in Library Science or Information Science, earned at an accredited higher-learning educational institution; MA in Library Science conferred by a program accredited by the American Library Association (ALA), if the candidate does not possesses a doctoral degree in Library Science. Demonstrate professional experience at libraries or other information units. Experience in teaching courses in any one or more of the following subjects: School Library, Information Skills, Collection Development, Reference Products and Services, and Library Administration.

Knowledge Management

Requirements: PhD in Knowledge Management, Information Science, Computer Science, Communications, Business Administration, Education, Psychology, or another discipline closely related to research topics in Knowledge Management, earned at an accredited higher-learning educational institution. Demonstrate We are an equal opportunity employer M/M/V/I. professional experience in the claimed areas of expertise. Experience in teaching courses in any one or more of the following subjects: Knowledge Management, Communication and Organizational Learning, Development of Computerized Solutions, and Management of Documents and Archives.

Additional requirements for both positions:
Should have university teaching experience, preferably at the graduate level, and in applying information and communication technologies in the teaching-learning process; must have research experience and possess peer-reviewed publications in the discipline. Must have mastery of both English and Spanish languages.

Responsibilities of both positions:
Teach courses in the Master's degree and certificate programs, in face-to-face and distance learning modalities; advise students in their research; conduct research and publish peered-review articles in their area of expertise; develop proposals for external funding; participate actively in the faculty committees at the School and in university service.

Evaluation will start on April 30, 2013 and applications will be received until the position is filled.
Send a letter of interest explaining your area(s) of expertise, describing your experience in the field and provide supporting evidence. Provide an updated curriculum vitae; copy of the academic transcripts for all your university degrees; copies of peer-reviewed publications and other evidence of your professional accomplishments. Provide the name, position, and contact information of the people who will be submitting letters of recommendation on your behalf. All documents should be submitted to:

Dr. Mariano Maura, Interim Director

The Graduate School of Information Science and Technology University of Puerto Rico
PO BOX 21906,
San Juan, PR 00931-1906
With email copy to: egcti.upr@upr.edu

UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL (Laboratory)
Assistant Professor

Physics and Mathematics Teacher

Requirements: EdD in Science Education with graduate level courses in Physics and Mathematics or PhD in Physics from an accredited university. Priority will be given to candidates with teaching experience in both disciplines at the secondary level, experience in research, and proven technological expertise in the classroom during the process of teaching and learning. Additional requirement: The candidate must be available to be interviewed and conduct a demonstration class to the teaching stadd; that reflects his or her research and competence in the use of technology. Responsibilities: Teach physics and mathematics courses at the secondary level, participation in committees at the College of Education and the Campus, coordination of clubs and other student activities, daily supervision of underage students and the development of innovative projects, research and publication, among other responsibilities inherent to the teaching position.

Evaluation will start on April 30, 2013 and applications will be received until the position is filled. Send a letter of interest stating your areas of expertise, describe your experience in these fields and provide supporting evidence, curriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials of all degrees, copies of diplomas or degrees certification, copies of published articles, book chapters, documents in series, conference proceedings, other evidence, and two letters of recommendation to:

Nicolás Ramos Ortiz, Esq., Director University High School

University of Puerto Rico
PO Box 23319
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00931
With email copy to: nicolas.ramos1@upr.edu

COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

Assistant or Associate Professor

Research Methods and Statistics

Requirements: PhD in any of the disciplines of the social sciences from an accredited university, proficient in the Spanish language and in the methods and techniques of social research; experience in the development of social research projects. Publications in academic journals. Teaching experience at university level in the following subjects: Statistics, Research Methodology, General Social Sciences, and Social Research. Commitment to seeking external research funding. Responsibilities: Teach at undergraduate and graduate level; conduct research and publication in the area of specialty; direct the Social Sciences Academic Computing Center; promote and support the design of hybrid and online courses and mentoring on statistical methods research, among others.

Evaluation will start on April 30, 2013 and applications will be received until the position is filled.
Send a letter of interest that reflects your ability to perform successfully the position; curriculum vitae and copies of papers, publications or other documents evidencing academic work; copy of all academic records and certi~cations of degrees earned, and three letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Yolanda Cordero Nieves,Associate Dean University of Puerto Rico

College of Social Sciences
PO Box 23345, San Juan, PR 00931-3345
With email copy to: decanato.ciso@upr.edu


EXPECTED STARTING DAY: AUGUST 2013

These tenure-track positions are published in: http://www.uprrp.edu
We are an equal opportunity employer M/M/V/I.

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