Teacher's Assistants and Assistant Lecturers at the Department of Computer Science UCPH, block 1 and 2 in 2022

Updated: about 2 months ago
Deadline: 14 Aug 2022

RE-ADVERTISEMENT: The Department of Computer Science is still looking for teacher’s assistants and assistant lecturers for the following courses:

Please note: if a course is not on the list below this only means we think we have enough applicants and are processing the applications.

BSc. in Computer Science, Economics and computer science or Machine learning & Data Science:

  • Introduktion til computergrafik (Grafik)
  • High Performance Programmering og Systemer (HPPS)
  • IT-Projektledelse (ITP)
  • Machine Learning A (MLA)
  • Machine Learning B (MLB)
  • Reactive and Event Based Systems (REB)
  • Virtual Reality (VR)
  • Økonometri A (ØkA)

MSc. In Computer Science:

  • Advanced Algorithms and Data Structures (AADS)
  • Advanced Computer Systems (ACS)
  • Advanced Programming (AP)
  • Medical Image Analysis (MIA)
  • Programming massively parallel hardware (PMPH)
  • Vision and Image Processing (VIP)  
  • Visualization (VIS)          

Kommunikation & IT (BSc.):

  • KOMIT Grundlæggende datalogi (BSc)
  • KOMIT Empiriske UM 2 &Videnskabsteori (MSc)
  • KOMIT Konceptudvikling og innovation (MSc)

Read more about the job assignment on each course. Furthermore, the course descriptions are published at kurser.ku.dk. For more information, please contact the course organizer who you find in the course description at kurser.ku.dk .

Work assignments
Teacher’s assistant and assistant lecturer assignments vary from course to course but usually include:

Regarding the course:
1. Preparation and conduction of weekly exercises.
2. Preparation of the course before the course starts and possibly assistance during exam/reexam.
3. Weekly TA meetings, including continuous communication with the course responsible and the other TA’s about work assignments.
4. Preparation and test of assignments.
5. Correction, approval, and feedback on assignments.
6. Guiding and answering questions from students about the course outside of exercise classes (e.g., in Absalon).
7. Assignments related to online classes. Among being an E-moderator at the hybrid lectures. One will keep a close eye at the questions coming in in the chat.

Outside the course:
1. Participation in TA workshop at IND if you have not participated before. In the course, you will get the didactic tools you will need to be a TA. Please enclose the diploma with your application if you have participated before.

2. Answering emails from the department regarding the work assignments above and keeping deadlines and appointments.

3. On some of the mandatory courses, we might need your help to facilitate the forming of study groups, arrange student cafes and advertise for SPOT event on FB etc.

Qualifications for the position as ASSISTANT LECTURER
In order to be employed as an assistant lecturer you must have finalized your master’s degree and i.e. be qualified to handle teaching assignments & teaching independently, and supplement teaching handled by an Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor. The position is limited to 3 years.

Qualifications for the position as TEACHER’s ASSISTANT
The TA positions are to be filled mainly with applicants who within the recent years have passed their bachelor programme in Computer Science. Students who have passed the bachelor programme (or are currently enrolled in the master programme) in Machine learning, Computer science and Economics, Mathematics, Cognition & IT, Communication & IT or Health Informatics can also be considered as far as their competences are relevant for the course. You must be enrolled as a student if you wish to be a TA. In order be a TA on BSc-courses we expect you to primarily communicate in Danish, and as a TA in an MSc-course you are expected to be proficient in English. As a teaching assistant, you will be employed for up to five years. The position is limited to 5 years.

Salary and conditions of employment for ASSISTANT LECTURER

The employment is in accordance with the rules concerning assistant lecturers as described in "Cirkulære om aftale om eksterne lektorer og undervisningsassistenter ved universiteter m.fl. under Uddannelses- og forskningsministeriet” (only in Danish) and the provisions for the teaching assistant position as described in “Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at the Universities".

As assistant lecturer you will be paid for 130 hours for 7,5 ECTS course and 260 hours for a 15 ECTS course. The salary is DKK 257.38 per hour (1 April 2022 level).

Salary and conditions of employment for TEACHER’s ASSISTANT
The employment is made in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Danish Ministry of Taxation and the National Union for Student Teachers (SUL)/the Union of Danish Medical Students (FADL) for Student Teachers at the Danish universities and the annexed protocol on Student Teachers. Read more here (only in Danish): Cirkulære for overenskomst af Studenterundervisere ved universiteter mv.

As teacher’s assistant, you will be paid for 130 hours for 7,5 ECTS course and 260 hours for a 15 ECTS course. The salary is DKK 229.03 per hour (1 April 2022 level).

Send the application with a CV & transcript of your Examination Register by clicking the link ‘Apply now’ below - no later than 14 August 2022. If you apply for more than one TA position, then please prioritize your wishes in your application.

Please state it in the top of your application if you are already employed as teacher’s assistant/assistant lecturer at DIKU.

We want to reflect the surrounding society and encourage that everyone regardless of personal background applies for the position.

Job interview
In some cases you will to be invited for a job interview with the course organizer. Your E-mail address and phone number must be stated in the application.

More information about the positions
If you need further information about assignments etc. you can contact the course organizer. You can find the specific course organizer in the course description at kurser.ku.dk .

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