Designated members should be currently active in their field, and those currently engaged by a Spanish university must meet the following criteria:
In the case of those candidates to the assessment committees who have academic experience outside the Spanish university system, assessment will be based on merits equivalent to those described above.
In the assessment of experience and knowledge of the system, the holding of a university management post, such as those in the decree on management compliance or those approved under university regulations, in the last 6 years will be considered, as it will be also considered the membership to national or international academic or professional institutions of renowned prestige.
In order to guarantee the objectives of the SHP—which aims to foster the contracting of highly qualified teaching and research staff with merits in line with international standards—committee members must be proficient in English.
Given the specific characteristics of the knowledge area or professional experience of the proposed committee member, he or she may be exempted from meeting one or another of these requirements, provided that reasoned proof is provided of meeting other equivalent criteria that guarantee their suitability for membership on the selection committee.