ACADEMIC POSITIONS (Tenure-eligible and Associate Professor Posts)

ACADEMIC POSITIONS (Tenure-eligible and Associate Professor Posts)

Serra Húnter Programme (SHP) - Generalitat de Catalunya

Barcelona, Spain

The Serra Húnter Programme (SHP) is offering 49 contracts as tenure-eligible lecturer and 5 as associate professor at the public universities of Catalonia (Spain). Positions are available in different fields of study including archeology, architecture, biology, business, communication, computer science, economics, education, engineering, languages, law, mathematics, music, political and social sciences, physics, psychology and veterinary medicine. 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 are expected to have an excellent record of publications in good venues in their fields, have had international exposure and have participated in competitive research projects. They should also have teaching experience. For associate professor positions, candidates must have at least three years of post-doctoral experience.
Before submitting an application, please check here the academic requirements that candidates need to meet.


For tenure-eligible lecturers, a fixed-term full-time contract is offered for a period of up to five years. 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. For associate professors, a full-time permanent contract is offered. The annual starting salary is currently 33,125.84 euros for a lecturer and 36,552.97 euros for an associate professor, before taxes. At the end of their academic career, associate professors can have doubled their starting salary if they receive positive assessments in teaching and research merit evaluations. Lecturers may also receive salary supplements for teaching and research merits. In addition to salary, contracts include health, retirement and unemployment benefits.

Selection process

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.
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