Course assistant 50%
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Course assistant 50% at the Department of Earth Sciences, LUVAL
The Department of Earth Sciences of Uppsala University is Sweden's largest and broadest institution of its kind with about 200 employees. Our research extends from the earth's core to the atmosphere, on scales from sub-microscopic structures in minerals to the formation of mountains and oceans, from the formation of the Earth until today. We investigate the development of life and the Earth over billions of years, and study the connections between the atmosphere and oceans with regards to climate change and sustainable development.
The research programme LUVAL brings together research and education in hydrology, meteorology, environmental analysis and physical geography.
Work duties: As a course assistant you work with planning, administration, implementation and post-reporting of courses in collaboration with the course responsible teacher and other teachers involved in the courses. Together with the teachers you will prepare course material for seminars, exercises and field activities, as well assisting teachers during teaching. Work may also include assisting with course administration and to prepare and compile material for the development of courses and together with the teacher and the director of studies develop the education.
Qualifications: Current experience in geoscientific university education. Good computer experience and good language skills in English in speech and writing. You should be at the end of your Earth Science university studies or within two years of your degree.
Personal characteristics are important, such as good ability to listen and collaborate, and to meet and give room for people from different backgrounds and perspectives. You also need the ability to take the initiative and to be able to solve problems in a constructive way for the business, as well as being able to operate and complete independently tasks within given time frames, even during temporary work breaks.
Application: The application should include a brief description of yourself as well as reasons why you are applying for the service. Please also indicate if you have experience in similar work. The application must also contain a CV.
Salary: Individual salary.
Starting date: 15-08-2021 or as otherwise agreed.
Type of employment: Temporary position ending 31-01-2022.
Scope of employment: 50 %.
For further information about the position please contact: Rickard Pettersson, Director of Studies, email: email@example.com, phone: 018-471 25 25.
Please submit your application by 6 May 2021, UFV-PA 2021/1288.
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Placement: Department of Earth Sciences
Type of employment: Part-time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Individual salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 50 %
County: Uppsala län
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2021/1288
Last application date: 2021-05-06
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