Spain: Associate professor positions at public universities in Catalonia

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Tags: Funding | 2021 | Catalonia | Spain


The Serra Húnter Program (SHP) is offering an associate professor position in Catalonia (Spain).

The successful candidate will be hired by the university offering the position and is expected to cooperate with existing groups and/or develop new lines of research, complementary to those already in place. Please note that the position also entails teaching obligations.


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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.


The annual starting salary is currently €38,338.34 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 October 18th to November 3rd for the associate professor position.

Please check the website for further information on how to submit an application and a complete list of available positions (section Second call for applications 2021):


For any questions, please contact: serrahunter@gencat.cat