ICREA Research Professorships
20 Research Professorships in all areas

The Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) opens 20 Research Professor positions in all areas. Interested candidates will need the support of a host institution. 

Informal enquiries can be directed to Albert Guillen i Fabregas ([email protected]).

Summary of the call

Minimum requirements are a Ph.D. degree obtained preferably before 2008, with four years of international exposure at pre-doctoral and/or post-doctoral level.  Only very strong candidates with an outstanding research record and excellent leadership capabilities will be considered.   

Successful applicants will have a permanent contract with ICREA and will work at universities or research centres in Catalonia. ICREA researchers are required to make substantial contributions to their own areas of research and have a strong impact in the Catalan research system by  becoming active members and leaders of the Catalan research community .

The ICREA position is not compatible with a part time permanent contract outside the Catalan research system.

Scholars who have a permanent position in the Catalan research system will not be accepted as candidates.

Successful candidates will be required to join the host institution  no later than September 2013 .

Salaries will be in line with those paid at Catalan universities. ICREA research professors will be subject to an evaluation of their research progress and general performance after a three-year period and subsequently every five years. The evaluations will be carried out by external evaluation committees that will assess scientific production as well as research activity. A positive evaluation will lead to a salary increase.  

Applications must be submitted electronically via this website  before 2:00 pm (local time) on Monday, 7 May 2012.

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