University of Puerto Rico
Mayagüez Campus
Human Resources Office
Recruitment Division

Telephone: 832-4040 Ext. 3159, 3045 Fax 831-1720
Announcement Number: 20-07
Position Title: 20-07 Assistant Professor-Agricultural Education
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 Agricultural Education

Minimum Requirements
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Agricultural Education or closely related discipline or a Doctorate in Education (Ed.D.) in Curriculum and Teaching. Three (3) or more years of experience in teaching agriculture at secondary or university level; have excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Spanish; background and work experiences with the Future Farmers of America (FFA) National Organization; leadership and passion for agriculture and agricultural education. Must be committed to serving the mission and goals of the university and the department.


Master’s Degree in Agricultural Education.


Position responsibilities include:
a) Developing and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses (including distance delivered courses)
b) Advising undergraduate and graduate students
c) Supervising student teachers
d) Serving on departmental, faculty, and university committees
e) Conducting a focused research on agricultural education
f) Advising student organizations
The successful candidate will be a faculty member in Agricultural Education and will team with the department’s teacher preparation faculty, as well as other departmental faculty, to complete the teaching, scholarship, and engagement activities of the department. Service to the department, Faculty, University, professional societies, and stakeholder groups is expected.


Interested candidates must send a letter of intent, official academic transcript of all university degrees, curriculum vitae and three (3) letters of reference to:

Dr. David Padilla Vélez

University of Puerto Rico

Mayagüez Campus

Department of Agricultural Education

Call Box 9000, Mayaguez P.R. 00681-9000

Phone (787) 832-4040 ext. 6455

You can speed up the process by submitting the documents electronically to the following email address:;

However, official documents must also be sent by traditional mail.

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

Submitted CEE-SA-2020-3873

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