Lecturer in Information Technology
Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a
strong international standing. Our ultimate goal is to conduct education and
research of the highest quality and relevance to make a long-term difference
in 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 over 45,000 students, more than 7,000
employees and a turnover of around SEK 7 billion.
The Department of Information Technology has approximately 350 employees
and 4000 students per year and provides education and research of the highest
international quality in Computer Science and its sub-disciplines. The strong
focus on research impacts provides an excellent foundation for undergraduate
education at the department. The department also hosts several
interdisciplinary research groups, and the department supports initiatives in
the areas of equal opportunities and equality. Research is organized in five
divisions. For more information, see www. it.uu.se .
Description of subject area of the employment: The subject area of the
employment is information technology.
Teaching and administration. Teaching duties include course
responsibility, course administration and thesis reviewing. The course and
scope for which we are looking for a time-limited lecturer is the
1DL460 Data Mining II and thesis reviewing in the area of data science (2022-02-01 – 2023-01-31, 10% part-time)
Follow developments within the subject area and the development of society
in general that is important for the work at the university.
Higher-education degree including subject specialization in computer
science, computational science or information technology.
Teaching Expertise. It is necessary that the pedagogical skills and
subject specialization are relevant to the content of the employment and
the tasks that will be included in the employment.
Applicants also must have completed teacher training of relevance to
operations at the University, comprising ten weeks, or have acquired the
equivalent knowledge. If special circumstances apply, this training for
teachers in higher education may be completed during the first year of
Documented ability to teach in Swedish or English is a requirement unless
special reasons prevail.
Personal capabilities necessary to carry out fully the duties of the
Assessment Criteria/Ranking of applicants that fulfil the above-mentioned
The ranking of eligible applicants will be based primarily on subject
specialization and teaching expertise of which weight will be primarily
given to teaching expertise.
Subject Specialization may refer to in- depth study of the subject, for
example a PhD, will be afforded consideration. In addition to academic
qualifications, experience from other activities, including technology
development, may also be taken into account.
Teaching Expertise comprises educational and teaching qualifications.
This expertise can have been achieved outside the academy through supervision,
internal training, mentoring programs, etc. In assessing teaching expertise
teaching quality must be the prime consideration. The scope of teaching
experience, in terms of both breadth and depth, must also be afforded
consideration. In assessing teaching expertise special weight will be attached
to merits in programming.
Furthermore, consideration must be given to the capacity to plan, initiate,
lead, and develop teaching and instruction, as well as the ability to connect
research to teaching in respect to research in the subject at hand, subject
didactics, as well as teaching and learning in higher education. The ability
to interact concerning issues of teaching and learning in higher education
with actors inside and outside the University is also included in teaching
Administrative Expertise is important for the employment and will be
given consideration. Administrative expertise is demonstrated, for example,
through the capacity to plan, organise, and prioritise work in an efficient
and task-related manner as well as through the ability to assign and observe
time frames. Expertise includes overall operational planning and the capacity
to manage resources in a way that reflects operational priorities as well as
the ability to work in a structured manner based on an awareness of goals and
quality. Administrative expertise also includes entrepreneurship.
All merits must be documented in a manner that makes it possible to assess
both quality and scope.
In filling this position the university aims to appoint the applicant who,
following a qualitative holistic assessment of her/his competence and
expertise, is judged to have the best potential to carry out and develop the
relevant duties and to help advance operations.
Further information: In an overall assessment of the applicant's
qualifications, parental leave, part-time work relating to care of children,
union assignments, military service, or the like are to be regarded as work
University appointment regulations
Faculty appointment regulations
Salary: Individually negotiated salary.
Starting date: 2022-02-01 (or later).
Form of employment: Fixed-term employment until 2023-01-31.
Scope of the position: 10%
For further information about the position, please contact Tobias
Wrigstad (professor, GU-prefekt, 0736-971419, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Please submit your application by 2022-01-24 , UFV-PA 2021/5130 .
If you are an international candidate, you will find a lot of information
about working and living in Sweden at www. uu.se/joinus.
Please do not send offers of recruitment or advertising services.
Submit your application through Uppsala University's recruitment system.
Placement: Department of Information Technology
Type of employment: Part-time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 10%
County: Uppsala län
Union representative: Seko Universitetsklubben email@example.com
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2021/5130
Last application date: 2022-01-24