Student assistant for the Centre of African Studies, University of Copenhagen

Copenhagen University
May 20, 2024
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About the Centre

The Centre of African Studies (CAS), established in 1984 at Copenhagen University, is a vibrant hub for research, teaching and networking within the Scandinavian, European and global African Studies environment. It offers a two-year Masters in African Studies, which is a fully internationalized degree run in English, with students from across the globe. As a student assistant you will be a part of the Secretariat and assist with tasks related to communication, organizing seminars and ad hoc administrative and practical tasks.

Work tasks include:

  • Communication about seminars and other activities of the Centre
  • Social media communication of the Centre
  • Preparation of Newsletter
  • Summaries of evaluations and other activities
  • Assistance with travel expense settlements and payments
  • E-mail correspondence
  • Ad hoc administrative and practical tasks
  • It will be a plus if you:

  • Are comfortable in written and oral English and Danish
  • Have completed at least two years of your bachelor degree or more and have at least one year left of your studies including masters studies
  • Have strong skills within verbal and visual communication
  • Have some administrative and/or organizational experience
  • Be able to take on ad hoc tasks and occasionally work under pressure in a busy work environment
  • Be able to relate to a diverse range of people in an international environment
  • Preferably be interested in the focus of the Centre
  • Working hours and salary :

    Working hours are 7½ hours per week distributed on two workdays. The working hours are flexible and adaptable to the student's study activities and activities at the Centre.

    Appointment and salary will be according to the current agreement between the Ministry of Finance and HK, and is positioned as a student-HK.

    The minimum wage is DKK 132,68 (1 October 2023-level). Your salary will be based on seniority.

    To be considered for the position, you must be enrolled and active as a student at university level.

    Application :

    If you wish to apply for the position, you should submit a motivation letter, CV, academic transcripts, and enrollment letter via the link below.

    Deadline :

    20 May 2024.

    The position is available from 15 June 2024.

    Further information :

    If you require further information, you are welcome to contact Director Karen Lauterbach ([email protected]).

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