Amanuens/teaching assistant, one or more

Reference number PAR 2024/644

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 researchers 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 fall semester the department offers around ninety courses on BSc- and MSc-level.

The department of Computer Science and Engineering is looking for amanuens/teaching assistant for the fall semester 2024 to work with courses within the fields of Computer Network and Systems, Computing Science and Interaction Design.

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 fall semester of 2024 are listed below,

Computer network and systems
DAT105/DIT051 Computer architecture, course language is English, campus Johanneberg. We are looking for 1 amanuens
DAT400/DIT431 High performance parallel programming, course language is English, campus Johanneberg. We are looking for 1 amanuens
EDA387/DIT671 Computer networks, course language is English, campus Johanneberg. We are looking for 2 amanuens
EDA093/DIT401 Operating systems, course language is English, campus Johanneberg. We are looking for 2 amanuens

Computing Science
TDA555/DIT441 Introduction to functional programming, course language is English, campus Johanneberg. We are looking for 2 amanuens

Interaction Design
DAT375/DIT461 Game development project, course language is English, campus Lindholmen. We are looking for 1 amanuens
CLS055/DIT075 Mobile computing - design and implementation, course language is English, campus Lindholmen. We are looking for 2 amanuens

Qualifications

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.

Employment

Type of employment: Fixed-term employment, fall semester 2024
Extent: 15% - 20% of full-time
Location: Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Gothenburg
First day of employment: 2024-08-26

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.

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

Contact information for the position

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact  our Director of Studies
Computer Network and Systems - Arne Linde arne@chalmers.se  
Computing Science - Peter Ljunglöf peter.ljunglof@cse.gu.se 
Interaction Design - Olof Torgersson olof.torgersson@chalmers.se 

For questions regarding your application or the recruitment process, please contact
Sanna Staf sanna.staf@cse.gu.se

Unions

Union representatives at the University of Gothenburg: https://www.gu.se/om-universitetet/jobba-hos-oss/hjalp-for-sokande 

Application

In order to apply for a position at the University of Gothenburg, you have to register an account in our online recruitment system. 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). You will be asked to fill out which course-/s you are interested to work in.

After the deadline, all applications will be processed.

Your application need to be submitted by: 2024-08-12

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

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.