Amanuens/teaching assistant, one or more, Software Engineering

Ref PAR 2023/118

The University of Gothenburg tackles society’s challenges with diverse knowledge. 56 000 students and 6 600 employees make the university a large and inspiring place to work and study. Strong research and attractive study programmes attract scientists and students from around the world. With new knowledge and new perspectives, the University contributes to a better future.

The department of Computer Science and Engineering is a fully integrated department with the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology as principles. The department offer courses in a broad range of subjects. During the spring semester the department offers around seventy courses on BSc- and MSc-level.

The department is now looking for amanuens/teaching assistant for the spring semester of 2023 to work with courses within the field of Software Engineering

Job assignments

As an amanuens/teaching assistant, you will work with helping and supporting teachers with practical elements in the different courses. This could for example be lab and exercise tutoring. You will have regular contact with the teachers about which elements and practical moments you can be of help within.

The specific courses for the spring semester of 2023 in the field of Software Engineering are listed below. If not specified differently, the courses are held in English and at campus Lindholmen. For each course you can read how many amanuens/teaching assistant we are looking for and the extent.

Study period 4

  • DIT639 Project: cyber physical systems and systems of systems (3 amanuens/teaching assistant with extent 15%)
  • DAT257 Agile software project management (2 amanuens/teaching assistant with extent 15%)


To be qualified for the position you are an active student at University of Gothenburg or Chalmers University of Technology, preferably studying in one of the institution's BSc or MSc level programmes. To be qualified for the position in a course you should have passed either the same or a similar course. To be qualified for the position you should have good knowledge in the language used in the courses you apply for, that is, English and/or Swedish, both spoken and written.

it is a merit to have completed related continuation courses. It is also a merit if you have experience of teaching and are skilled in instructing and helping people in a pedagogical way.


Type of employment: Fixed-term employment, spring semester 2023
Extent: Up to 20% of full-time
Location: Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Gothenburg
First day of employment: 2023-03-13

Additional information

Since the Department of Computer Science and Engineering is a joint department the employment can be placed at the University of Gothenburg or Chalmers University of Technology. We only accept applications in the manner described in the advertisement. If you apply for several courses during the same study period, we will offer positions according to the needs in each course. If you receive an offer in a course, we will provide you with information regarding number of hours that are offered and should be executed.

To be able to complete your work as amanuens/teaching assistant you will need to be in Gothenburg, Sweden and be able to participate in activities at campus Johanneberg or campus Lindholmen.

Contact information for the position

If you have questions regarding the positon, please contact  
Jennifer Horkoff, Director of Studies


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In order to apply for a position at the University of Gothenburg, you have to register an account in our online recruitment system. You apply for the position by clicking on "Apply". It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.

Fill in the section about personal information and answer the questions. You also need to upload your CV and a transcript of courses that you have passed (can be downloaded from Ladok). After the deadline, all applications will be processed.

Your application need to be submitted by: 2023-02-14

The University works actively to achieve a working environment with equal conditions, and values the qualities that diversity brings to its operations.

Salaries are set individually at the University.

In accordance with the National Archives of Sweden’s regulations, the University must archive application documents for two years after the appointment is filled. If you request that your documents are returned, they will be returned to you once the two years have passed. Otherwise, they will be destroyed.

In connection to this recruitment, we have already decided which recruitment channels we should use. We therefore decline further contact with vendors, recruitment and staffing companies.