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.
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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