ORGANISATION/COMPANYSerra Húnter Programme
RESEARCH FIELDLanguage sciences
RESEARCHER PROFILEEstablished Researcher (R3)Leading Researcher (R4)
APPLICATION DEADLINE06/05/2021 22:00 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONSpain › Barcelona
TYPE OF CONTRACTPermanent
HOURS PER WEEK37.5
OFFER STARTING DATE01/03/2022
The Serra Húnter Programme (SHP) is offering 3 positions as associate professor and 31 as tenure-eligible lecturer 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 for an associate professor position must have at least three years of post-doctoral experience and have an excellent research record. For a complete list of available positions, please check the section First call for applications 2021 of our website.
A full-time permanent contract is offered. Salaries will be set according to Catalan university regulations. The annual starting salary for an associate professor is currently 38338.34 euros, 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. In addition to salary, contracts include health, retirement and unemployment benefits.
Candidates must hold a PhD degree and have at least three years of post-doctoral research experience at the time of submitting their applications. 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 15th to April 8th 2021 for tenure-eligible lecturer positions and from April 12th to May 6th for associate professor positions.
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Required Research Experiences
RESEARCH FIELDLanguage sciences › Linguistics
YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE4 - 10
REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELLanguage sciences: PhD or equivalent
REQUIRED LANGUAGESENGLISH: Excellent
Typical candidates are the ones having spent at least three postdoc years with international exposure. At this level, they are expected to have an excellent record of publications in good venues in their fields and have participated in competitive research projects. Experience in leading such projects will be particularly valued. They should also have teaching experience. English at a professional level is a requirement; knowledge of Catalan or Spanish is not a requirement (language training will be provided to new faculty by the university). Before submitting an application, please check here the academic requirements that candidates need to meet.
EURAXESS offer ID: 615475
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