Uppsala universitet, Institutionen för ABM

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 employment as amanuens comprises 10 percent of full time for six months as soon as possible with the possibility of extension, not longer than the year out. 

At the Department of ABM, education is conducted at an advanced level within the master's program in ABM (archival science, library and information science and museum and cultural heritage), the master's program in Digital Humanities, the Digital Humanities Uppsala research network, and education at doctoral level in library and information science. The department currently has about ten teachers and researchers as well as six doctoral students.

Duties/Project description: The main work content for this amanuens is to perform administrative tasks, i.e. assist the manager and coordinator at DH Uppsala in work including:

  • filming and streaming of lectures
  • other administration regarding DH Uppsala’s web data list and social media presence.
  • general administrational support during events (workshops etc)

Requirements: For employment as a teaching assistant, it is a requirement that you are admitted as a student at undergraduate or advanced level.

For employment, you must be an active student at Uppsala University. Good knowledge of Swedish is required. Since the work involves daily contacts with researchers and administrative staff, it is important that the amanuens works within the work team. The position requires good initiative, a great sense of responsibility and a willingness and ability to collaborate with several different staff groups.

Conditions: Employment as amanuens is regulated in the Higher Education Ordinance, Chapter 5. Only those who are admitted to education at the undergraduate or advanced level may be employed as amanuens (HF Chapter 5, Section 10).  

Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.

Salary: Individual salary.

Starting date: As soon as possible, or as otherwise agreed.

Type of employment: Temporary position according to the Higher Education Ordinance chapter 5 § 12. Temporary employment for six months with possibility of extension, not longer than the year out.

Scope of employment: 10%

For further information about the position please contact: head of department Åse Hedemark, 018-471 2598, ase.hedemark@abm.uu.se

Please submit your application by 19th of february 2020, UFV-PA 2020/287.

Are you considering moving to Sweden to work at Uppsala University? If so, you will find a lot of information about working and living in Sweden at www.uu.se/joinus. You are also welcome to contact International Faculty and Staff Services at ifss@uadm.uu.se.

Type of employment Temporary position 3-6 months
Employment expires 2020-08-31
Contract type Part-time
First day of employment Omgående
Salary individuell lön
Number of positions 1
Working hours 10%
City Uppsala
County Uppsala län
Country Sweden
Reference number UFV-PA 2020/287
Union representative
  • Seko Universitetsklubben, seko@uadm.uu.se
  • ST/TCO, tco@fackorg.uu.se
  • Saco-rådet, saco@uadm.uu.se
Published 05.Feb.2020
Last application date 19.Feb.2020 11:59 PM CET

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