Teaching Assistant in System Science
Uppsala University Department of Informatics and Media

Teaching Assistant in System Science

Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 46.000 students, 7.300 employees and a turnover of SEK 7.3 billion.

At the Department of Informatics and Media, we teach and research in information systems, human-computer interaction and media and communication science. The strength of this composition is that we gather expertise, networks and researchers from different but at the same time touching areas. Thus, we achieve synergy effects while at the same time the differences generate a creative and exciting research environment.

Duties/Project description:

The work involves both administrative work in relation to courses in systems science bachelor's and master's programmes, but also to assist in laboratory sessions and lessons. The work also includes grading and supervision.

Requirements: For employment as a teaching assistant, it is a requirement that you are admitted as a student at undergraduate or advanced level.

Bachelor's degree with 90 credits in information systems or computer- and systems science or equivalent.  Current University studies. Good language skills in English, both in speech and writing.

Terms: Employment as amanuensis is regulated in the Högskoleförordningen, chapter 5. Only the person who has been admitted to undergraduate or advanced education may be employed as an amanuensis (HF chapter 5, § 10).

Additional qualifications:

Other merits

The work places great demands on collaborative ability and on being able to independently pursue and complete tasks within given time frames, even during temporary work peaks. Emphasis will be placed on personal suitability, such as the ability to take initiative and solve problems in a constructive way for the organization. It is merit with courses or experience in pedagogy, as well as with the ability to teach and correct information in Swedish. We also see it as extra merit if you are currently studying the first year of the Master's program in Systems Science.

Application procedure

The application must contain a brief description of yourself and justification of why you are applying for the position. Also, state if you have any experience with similar tasks. The application should contain a brief description of your educational ethos, how you look at learning and your view on teaching others. The application must also include a CV and a certificate of studies from the Student Portal.

Salary: Individual salary.

Starting date: 2020-08-17

Type of employment: Temporary position according to the Higher Education Ordinance chapter 5 § 12.

Scope of employment: 10-15%

For further information about the position please contact: Tomas Eklund, tomas.eklund@im.uu.se or Christer Stuxberg, christer.stuxberg@im.uu.se

Please submit your application by 30 June 2020, UFV-PA 2020/2259.

Are you considering moving to Sweden to work at Uppsala University? If so, you will find a lot of information about working and living in Sweden at www.uu.se/joinus. You are also welcome to contact International Faculty and Staff Services at ifss@uadm.uu.se.

Please do not send offers of recruitment or advertising services.

Submit your application through Uppsala University's recruitment system.

Placement: Department of Informatics and Media

Type of employment: Part-time , Temporary position longer than 6 months

Pay: individuell lön

Number of positions: 1

Working hours: 10-15%

Town: Uppsala

County: Uppsala län

Country: Sweden

Union representative: ST/TCO tco@fackorg.uu.se
Seko Universitetsklubben seko@uadm.uu.se
Saco-rådet saco@uadm.uu.se

Number of reference: UFV-PA 2020/2259

Last application date: 2020-07-31

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