Predoctoral contract

Research assistants

Call: 2019-2020

Universidad Loyola Andalucía, the first private University of social initiative in Andalusia, promoted by the Company of Jesus, is recruiting Research Assistants with a PREDOCTORAL CONTRACT for the academic year 2019-2020.

Universidad Loyola Andalucía offers:

  • Predoctoral contract for 1 year as Research Assistant, renewable for two more years until ficishing the doctoral thesis.
  • Incorporation in already consolidated research groups in Universidad Loyola Andalucía.
  • Salary € 16,500 gross per year (16 payments, of which 4 will be extraordinary pro-rata payment based on seniority).

Universidad Loyola Andalucía wishes to incorporate interested and especially motivated people:

  • To be trained in research and to concentrate their efforts on the preparation of the Doctoral Thesis in any of the doctoral programs of the Universidad Loyola Andalucía.
  • To actively participate in the research groups of the University.
  • To be trained in teaching skills.

Universidad Loyola Andalucía encourages all those who have the following generic professional profile to participate:
Minimum qualification required:

  • Bachelor or Graduate in the following areas:
    • Psychology
    • Engineering
    • Communicaction
    • Educaction
    • International Studies
    • Law
    • Humanities and philosophy
    • Business
    • Economy
    • Finance

Candidates must also:

  • Have the requirements for pursuing doctoral studies, according to Royal Decree 99/2011, of January 28, which regulates official doctoral studies in Spain.
  • Adjust to the profile established for admission to one of the doctoral programs of Universidad Loyola Andalucía.
  • Have an academic record with grades higher than 8 out of 10 in the studies studied.
  • Have a high integration capacity and teamwork skills.
  • Have a high motivation to pursue doctoral studies and develop their professional career in the field of research.

Universidad Loyola Andalucía will especially value those candidates whose curriculum vitae demonstrates:

  • Production and scientific research: seminars, conferences, congresses, books or publications of articles in indexed journals.
  • Scholarships or research stays in Universities of recognized international prestige.
  • Knowledge of another language other than English.

Interested parties should send:

  • Complete curriculum vitae, updated.
  • Certificates of English level (minimum B2) and Spanish for foreigners (minimum C1).
  • Detailed and complete academic record of degree and master's or bachelor's degree where the qualification of each one of the studies completed on a scale of 0 to 10 points is recorded, as well as the center and date where they were done.
  • Applicants with foreign academic records must present their equivalence to the system of Spanish universities. Request information on this link from the Ministry of Culture and Sports:
  • 2 letters of recommendation.

to the following email address:

Deadline: October 30, 2019

With the reference: PDOC 2019/20

The candidatures that are received incomplete or do not conform to the terms of the call, will be automatically discarded.

Universidad Loyola Andalucía is an institution committed to excellence.