The Serra Húnter Programme (SHP) is offering 49 contracts as tenure-eligible lecturer and 5 as associate professor in different fields of study at the public universities of Catalonia (Spain). Successful candidates will be hired by the university offering the position and are expected to cooperate with existing groups and/or develop new lines of research, complementary to those already in place. Please note that these positions also entail teaching obligations. In order to participate, candidates must hold a PhD and have an excellent research and teaching record.
A fixed-term full-time contract is offered for a period of up to five years. This category is the entry point to a teaching career. At the end of the contract, the university undertakes a process to open a permanent position as associate professor provided that the candidate passes a positive evaluation. Salaries will be set according to Catalan university regulations. The annual starting salary for a lecturer is currently 33,125.84 euros, before taxes. Lecturers may receive salary supplements for teaching and research merits provided they receive positive assessment. In addition to salary, contracts include health, retirement and unemployment benefits.
Candidates must hold a PhD degree at the time of submitting their application. Candidates will be assessed according to international evaluation criteria applied to high-level academic activity, with emphasis on the significance and impact of scientific and technical publications and the competitive research projects obtained; teaching quality and recognition; knowledge transfer activities, intellectual property rights and registered patents; leadership capacity; international mobility and visibility and other outstanding academic and professional achievements. Before submitting an application, please check here the academic requirements that candidates need to meet.
The selection process has two steps. The first step, international call, enables candidates to apply for the accreditation required to participate in the second step. The second step, competition at the university, is the actual recruitment competition process, handled by the university in accordance with its own rules. Please find further details about the process here. The call for applications will be open from March 4th to April 1st 2019 for tenure-eligible lecturer positions and from April 15th to 25th for associate professor positions.