Call for tenure-eligible lecturer in Applied Economics

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Assistant professor / lecturer

The Department of Applied Economics at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona invites applications for a full time tenure-eligible lecturer position, involving both research and teaching, starting in Fall 2020.

The position is offered in the framework of the Serra Húnter Programme (SHP), a joint initiative of the Generalitat de Catalunya with the public universities of Catalonia.

Besides holding a Ph.D. degree at the application closing date, candidates must also be in possession of a positive evaluation  (accreditation) for tenure-eligible lecturers (“Lector”) from the Catalan University Quality Agency (AQU Catalunya) prior to the selection stage.

Therefore, interested candidates that do not have such accreditation should apply for it at before October 1st 2019. Applying for the accreditation at a later stage will not make it possible to enter the selection stage for this position.

Details about the SHP and the conditions required to obtain Lector accreditation can be found at:

The Department of Applied Economics is located in the campus of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. It offers an interesting and qualified research environment, inside the Barcelona academic pole, favouring academic interaction with all the other institutions of the area. Further information about the Department can be found at: The short annual research report is available at

The selected candidate is expected to be able to teach both in the undergraduate and postgraduate programs, supervise postgraduate research, develop independent research programmes achieving international recognition, actively participate in the Department’s seminar series and become a member of the national and international research networks the Department belongs to. Teaching could be either in Catalan, English or Spanish.

The main teaching areas of the Department are Principles of Economics, International Economics, Public Sector Economics, Economic Policy, Labour Economics, and Spanish Economy. The annual effective teaching time is (about) 150 hours per year, divided in two semesters.

The gross annual salary of a “Lector” in 2019 is 33,990€, which can be increased by means of different research-recognition programmes.


Interested candidates are required to

1) Apply for this position (code: UAB-LE-9068) at the online platform of the Serra Húnter Programme:

The application period is open from September 2nd until September 30th, 2019.

2) Submit a letter of interest and an updated CV to the following address: by September 30th, 2019.

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Avinguda de l'Eix Central · Edifici B -Campus de la UAB (Bellaterra)

Cerdanyola del Vallès , Spain