Teaching assistant in Systems Science

Updated: 4 months ago
Deadline: 20 Jun 2023

Published: 2023-05-29

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.

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

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The work involves administration in relation to courses within systems science bachelor's and master's programmes, but also to assist in teaching moments such as labs and lessons. The work also includes grading and supervision.

A bachelor's degree with 90 credits in information systems, computer- and systems science or equivalent.  You are expected to have good language skills in English, both in speech and writing. For employment as a teaching assistant, it is a requirement that you are admitted as a student at undergraduate or advanced level. 

Employment as a teaching assistant is regulated in Higher Education Ordinance (Högskoleförordningen), chapter 5. Only the person who has been admitted to undergraduate or advanced education may be employed as a teaching assistant (HF chapter 5, § 10).

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 meritorious if you have completed courses or experience in pedagogy as well as if you have good language skills in Swedish, both in speech and writing. We also see it as meritorious if you are currently studying the first year of the Master's program in Systems Science at Uppsala University.

Application procedure
The application shall contain a brief description of yourself and a justification as to why you are applying for the position. You should also state if you have any experience with similar work. The application should contain a brief description of your educational ethos, how you view education and your view on teaching others. The application must also include a CV and a certificate of studies as well as a study result.

About the employment
The employment is a temporary position according to the Higher Education Ordinance chapter 5 § 12. Scope of employment 10-15 % according to agreement.Individual wage setting is applied.Starting date 2023-09-20 or as agreed through 2024-06-30. Placement: Uppsala.

For further information about the position, please contact: Christer Stuxberg, christer.stuxberg@im.uu.se.

Please submit your application by 20 June 2023, UFV-PA 2023/2228.

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Placement: Department of Informatics and Media

Type of employment: Part-time , Temporary position

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 2023/2228

Last application date: 2023-06-20

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