University of Puerto Rico
Mayagüez Campus
Human Resources Office
Recruitment Division

Telephone: 832-4040 Ext. 3159, 3045 Fax 831-1720
Announcement Number: 20-06
Position Title: 20-06 ASSISTANT PROFESSOR-Economics
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 Economics

Minimum Requirements
A PhD in economics or related area. The candidate must support one of the areas of interest of the Department, i.e. tourism economics, economics of transportation, urban economics, economic planning, health economics, economic education, quantitative methods, economics of energy, economics of telecommunications and emerging areas. Must be committed to serving the mission and objectives of the university and it is highly desirable that the candidate can express himself fluently in Spanish, both orally and in written form.
The candidate is expected to be able to teach and develop basic level and advanced economics courses; develop new courses; assist in the elaboration of new graduate level curriculum (master’s and doctoral), carry out a research program in the area of expertise; attending faculty meetings; participate in continuous evaluation and improvement activities and contribute to other departmental activities through service to the institution and the community.

Interested candidates must send a letter of intent describing past teaching and research experiences and plans for the future; updated curriculum vitae; official transcripts of graduate and undergraduate studies; three (3) letters of recommendation and a copy of a recent publication or chapter of doctoral dissertation to the following address:

Dr. Carlos A. Del Valle González, President of Personnel Committee

Department of Economics

College of Arts and Sciences

University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez Campus

Call Box 9000

Mayagüez, PR 00681-9000

Advanced copies of documents may be sent to the following email address: However, official documents must also be sent by traditional mail, to the above address. To learn more about the Department of Economics at UPRM, please visit

Applications or material received after March XX, 2021 will be not considered.

Submitted CEE-SA-2020-3873

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