University of Puerto Rico
Mayagüez Campus
Human Resources Office
Recruitment Division

Telephone: 832-4040 Ext. 3159, 3045 Fax 831-1720
Announcement Number: 20-20
Position Title: 20-20 Assistant Professor-Mechanical Engineering
Job Series: Teaching
Base Salary: $70,548.00
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 Mechanical Engineering

Minimum Requirements
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus (UPRM), extends an invitation to outstanding candidates to apply for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The candidate must have an exceptional academic preparation or demonstrate an outstanding experience in university teaching, scientific research and/or in the application of knowledge in their particular field. The position requires a doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering or related fields. The candidates must demonstrate an exceptional background in their area of specialty, and have a strong commitment to teaching, research and service to the University. Priority will be given to candidates that have the potential to immediately impact emerging focus areas in Energy, Sustainability and Resilience, as applied to Mechanical Engineering. We invite candidates with an outstanding track record in the design and development of renewable energy systems, novel energy storage systems, analytical and experimental modeling in thermofluidic systems, sustainable and resilient energy systems. Priority will be given to candidates who demonstrate a high level of fluency in English and Spanish.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering has the undergraduate program with the highest demand and highest potential for growth at the College of Engineering of the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus. The undergraduate program is duly accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). In addition, the Department has a growing Master's and Doctoral program with high-level research, and extensive funding opportunities (US federal government, local and international private industry). Faculty responsibilities include teaching and developing undergraduate and graduate level courses in the area of thermal-fluid sciences, developing a world-class research program with external funding, publishing scientific articles in high-end conferences and journals, and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students. The candidate must be willing to work in a multidisciplinary environment.


For full consideration please send an electronic package with the following documentation: letter of application, extended curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statement of teaching interest /philosophy, a one-two page statement on current and future research plans, a list of at least three (3) professional references, and copies of three (3) relevant publications (within the last two-years). To learn more about the Department of Mechanical Engineering at UPRM, please visit Applications should be directed to:

Dr. Rubén E. Díaz Rivera, Professor and Chairperson

Department of Mechanical Engineering

University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus

Call Box 9000

Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 00681-9000

Telephone: (787) 832-4040, 3719

Fax: 787-265-5407

Submitted CEE-SA-2020-3873

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