Administrator at Forum for South Asia Studies
Sort on published: 2018-03-01
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 42,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6.7 billion.
The aim of the Forum is to support and facilitate research on South Asia within the Humanities and Social Sciences at Uppsala University. It does so by sponsoring conferences, lectures and other special events pertaining to South Asia, by offering limited financial support for travel by researchers, and by publicizing scholarship and teaching at Uppsala University that pertains to South Asia.
- Attends board meetings and executes the directions of the Board for the day-to-day operations of the Forum.
- Takes primary responsibility for logistics of organizing conferences and lectures, including arranging travel for speakers, reserving space, organizing food and drink, and overseeing publicity.
- Keeps abreast of research on South Asia at Uppsala University, especially in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
- Oversees website and Facebook page, and takes primary responsibility for the profile of the organization on social media.
- Assures smooth integration between the board and the financial officer of the organization.
Eligbility: Excellent English speaking and writing skills; experience with website development and maintenance; public relations experience including with social media; some experience of graphic design or related skills; basic financial managements skills; experience with conference organization; sensitivity to issues to do with South Asia; ability to carry out the directives of a board; and good people skills. College or University degree from an accredited institution in Sweden or abroad.
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: Individual salary.
Starting: As agreed.
Type of employment: Temporary position for one year
Working hours: 5-10/week
Working place: History department and working from home.
For further information about the position please contact
Professor Margaret Hunt, email Margaret.Hunt@hist.uu.se, phone +46 18 471 1539. Head of the department Erik Lindberg, epost firstname.lastname@example.org, tel +46 18 471 1523
You are welcome to submit your application no later than March 18th 2018, UFV-PA 2018/213.
In the event of divergent interpretations of the English and Swedish versions of this announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.
We respectfully decline any assistance with recruitment and advertising. We will accept only applications that conform with the description this posting.
We decline offers of recruitment and advertising help. We only accept the application the way described in the advertisement.
Placement: Department of History
Type of employment: Part-time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 15%
County: Uppsala län
Ellena Papaioannou, Seko
Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO/ST 018-471 6251
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet 018-471 1485
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2018/213
Last application date: 2018-03-18