Substitute Lecturer in Information Technology

Updated: about 1 month ago
Deadline: 20 Dec 2022

Published: 2022-11-28

Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our ultimate goal is to conduct education and research of the highest quality and relevance to make a long-term difference in 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 over 54,000 students, more than 7,500 employees and a turnover of around SEK 8 billion.

The Department of Information Technology has a leading position in both research and education at all levels. The department currently has approximately 280 employees, of which 120 are teachers and 110 are doctoral students. Just over 4,000 students study one or more courses at the department each year and around 30 research groups are connected here. More info:

Teaching and administration. Teaching duties include course responsibility and course administration. The course and scope for which we are looking for a substitute lecturer is the following:

    • Information Technology: Possibilities and Challenges, spring 2023
    • Information Technology: Possibilities and Challenges, summer 2023

Follow developments within the subject area and the development of society in general that is important for the work at the university.


  • Higher-education degree including subject specialization in computer science, computational science or information technology.
  • Teaching Expertise. It is necessary that the pedagogical skills and subject specialization are relevant to the content of the employment and the tasks that will be included in the employment.
  • Applicants also must have completed teacher training of relevance to operations at the University, comprising ten weeks, or have acquired the equivalent knowledge. If special circumstances apply, this training for teachers in higher education may be completed during the first year of employment.
  • Documented ability to teach in Swedish or English is a requirement unless special reasons prevail.
  • Personal capabilities necessary to carry out fully the duties of the appointment. Higher-education degree including subject specialization (in-depth study of a subject)

Assessment Criteria/Ranking of applicants that fulfil the above-mentioned qualifications required
The ranking of eligible applicants will be based primarily on subject specialization and teaching expertise of which weight will be primarily given to teaching expertise.

Subject Specialization may refer to in- depth study of the subject, for example a PhD, will be afforded consideration. In addition to academic qualifications, experience from other activities, including technology development, may also be taken into account.

Teaching Expertise comprises educational and teaching qualifications. This expertise can have been achieved outside the academy through supervision, internal training, mentoring programs, etc. In assessing teaching expertise teaching quality must be the prime consideration. The scope of teaching experience, in terms of both breadth and depth, must also be afforded consideration. In assessing teaching expertise special weight will be attached to merits from teaching in computer science, computational science or information technology.

Furthermore, consideration must be given to the capacity to plan, initiate, lead, and develop teaching and instruction, as well as the ability to connect research to teaching in respect to research in the subject at hand, subject didactics, as well as teaching and learning in higher education. The ability to interact concerning issues of teaching and learning in higher education with actors inside and outside the University is also included in teaching expertise.

Administrative Expertise is important for the employment and will be given consideration. Administrative expertise is demonstrated, for example, through the capacity to plan, organise, and prioritise work in an efficient and task-related manner as well as through the ability to assign and observe time frames. Expertise includes overall operational planning and the capacity to manage resources in a way that reflects operational priorities as well as the ability to work in a structured manner based on an awareness of goals and quality. Administrative expertise also includes entrepreneurship.

All merits must be documented in a manner that makes it possible to assess both quality and scope.

In filling this position the university aims to appoint the applicant who, following a qualitative holistic assessment of her/his competence and expertise, is judged to have the best potential to carry out and develop the relevant duties and to help advance operations.

Further information
In an overall assessment of the applicant’s qualifications, parental leave, part-time work relating to care of children, union assignments, military service, or the like are to be regarded as work experience.

University appointment regulations

Faculty appointment regulations

Salary: Individually negotiated salary.

Starting date: 09-01-2023 or as otherwise agreed

Type of employment: Temporary part-time position ending 01-09-2023.

Scope of employment: 40%

For further information about the position please contact: Filip Malmberg (Director of Studies, 018-471 5308, ) or Robin Strand (Head of Division, 018-471 3469, )

Please submit your application by 20 december 2022, UFV-PA 2022/4441.

If you are an international candidate, you will find a lot of information about working and living in Sweden at .

Please do not send offers of recruitment or advertising services.

Submit your application through Uppsala University's recruitment system.

Placement: Department of Information Technology

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

Pay: Fixed salary

Number of positions: 1

Working hours: 40%

Town: Uppsala

County: Uppsala län

Country: Sweden

Union representative: Seko Universitetsklubben

Number of reference: UFV-PA 2022/4441

Last application date: 2022-12-20

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