Teaching Assistant positions 30%
Sort on published: 2017-09-14
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 40,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6.5 billion.
The Centre for Environment and Development Studies, CEMUS, has since the start 1992 done studentled education within the broad and interdisciplinary environmental and sustainability area. Read more about our educational model and courses at www.cemus.uu.se/education
Work tasks: The work entails planning, administration, delivery and after-reporting of a university course together with a colleague in close collaboration with guest lecturers, the course work group (made up of experienced university teachers, researchers and professors), and CEMUS director of studies and educational coordinators. The work is both externally focused with contacts with guest lecturers and students, as well as individual work such as course planning, literature, preparation of seminars, workshops and course administration. Part of the work is also to creatively build on experiences from previous course runs and pass on one's own experiences to future course coordinators.
The position that are currently open in English are:
• Climate Change Leadership 1MV077 30%
Please indicate in your application which courses you are interested in working with and in which order (if you apply to more than one course).
Qualifications: Ongoing university/college (higher education) studies, preferably sustainable development. Good computer skills and good English language skills spoken and written is necessary.
Desirable/other merits: The work has high demands on collaborative teamwork skills and the ability to independently direct and complete one's own work tasks within given time frames, especially during periods of high work load. Emphasis personal suitability, such as the ability to take initiative and solve problems in a constructive way. Work life experience from work with student-led courses and experience of student activating teaching methods is also a merit.
Conditions: Conditions of Employment as assistant regulated in the Higher Education Ordinance Chapter 5: Only those admitted to an undergraduate/bacheor level or masters level education may be employed as a teaching assistant (HF 5 chapter §10).
Application procedure: The application must include a letter of intent (a short description of why you are applying to the position, also state if you have experience of similar work tasks). The application should also include a CV and a certificate with study results from Studentportalen or similar.
Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.
Pay: According to local agreement for PhD students and teaching assistants.
Starting date: 2017-10-01.
Type of employment: Limited employment until 2018-06-30.
Working hours: 30%
For further information about the position, please contact: Daniel Mossberg, Director of studies at CEMUS, phone 073-065 02 28 or 018-471 2708, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Welcome with your application no later than September 20th 2017, UFV-PA 2017/3223.
We decline offers of recruitment and advertising help. We only accept the application the way described in the advertisement.
Placement: Department of Earth Sciences
Type of employment: Part-time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed pay
Number of positions: 3
Working hours: 30%
County: Uppsala län
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet
Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO/ST 018-471 6251
Ellena Papaioannou, Seko 018-471 3315
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2017/3223
Last application date: 2017-09-20