Lecturer Position in Developmental and Educational Psychology
Rovira i Virgili University Serra Húnter Programme

The Serra Húnter Programme (SHP) is offering 110 contracts as tenure-eligible lecturer and 2 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. For a complete list of available positions, please check the section Second call for applications 2019 of our website.



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 34021.03 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.


Eligibility criteria


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.


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 September 2nd to September 30th 2019 for tenure-eligible lecturer positions and from October 14th to November 3rd for associate professor positions.


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Required Research Experiences

    Psychological sciences › Psychology
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Offer Requirements

    Psychological sciences: PhD or equivalent
    ENGLISH: Excellent


Typical candidates are the ones having spent at least two or three postdoc years with international exposure. At this level, they are expected to have published in good venues in their fields. 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.

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