Uppsala universitet,

Hosts for Uppsala Health Summit 23-25 October, 2023

Uppsala University, Communications Division


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 54,000 students, more than 7,500 employees and a turnover of around SEK 8 billion.


Uppsala Health Summit is an international, annual arena for decision-makers, opinion builders and experts for dialogue on how we to implement knowledge from research and innovations for better health and healthcare. All delegates are personally invited and come from industry, politics, academia, healthcare and civil society, and from different parts of the world. The theme of the summit, which takes place on 23-25 October 2023, is Chemical Pollution and One Health: From Reactivity to Proactivity.  


Health Summit is a collaborative effort between Uppsala University and six other public or non-profit partners. All aspects of the Uppsala Health Summit should be of a high international standard: This includes the invited speakers, the forms of dialogues, the service and the welcome given to participants attending the summit.


We are now recruiting qualified and engaged hosts for the Uppsala Health Summit 2023.


Work duties: As a host at Uppsala Health Summit, your duties may include working at the information desk, ensuring that microphones are available and assisting in plenary sessions and workshops, guiding delegates around the conference venues at Uppsala Castle etc.


The exact nature of the duties that you will be assigned will be decided about one week before the summit. At that time, there will also be a briefing in October where we inform about the tasks involved (the exact date TBD). This briefing is compulsory to help you carry out your work efficiently. At that time, you will also be given information about working hours. The early shifts start at 07:30 and late shifts end at around 20:00. One shift can last between 4 and 10 hours, depending on each employee’s individual timetable.

All communication at the Uppsala Health Summit are carried out in English.

Job qualifications: Applicants must be service-minded and have some previous experience of working for events and/or conferences. Very good command of English is required. Additional language skills are a merit. Knowledge of Swedish is not a requirement.

Additional qualifications: We particularly welcome applications from students currently at Uppsala University or the Swedish University for Agricultural Sciences.

Please indicate in your application your availability during the period 23-25 October, if you can work for the whole summit or for selected parts. Try to be as specific as you can.

Uppsala University aims for gender balance and diversity in all activities in order to achieve a higher quality at all levels of the organization. We welcome applicants of any gender and with different birth backgrounds, functionalities and life experiences.

Pay: Individual saliry 

Starting date and working hours: To be specified based on each employee’s individual timetable.

Type of employment: Hourly-paid temporary position during the period 23-25 October 2023

For further information about the position, please contact us via email: info@uppsalahealthsummit.se.

We accept applications until 22 September 2023.

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Type of employment Temporary position (shorter than 10 days)
Contract type Part-time
First day of employment 24-26 oktober
Salary Individual salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent Deltid
City Uppsala
County Uppsala län
Country Sweden
Reference number UFV-PA 2023/3050
Union representative
  • Seko Universitetsklubben, seko@uadm.uu.se
  • ST/TCO, tco@fackorg.uu.se
  • Saco-rådet, saco@uadm.uu.se
Published 22.Aug.2023
Last application date 22.Sep.2023 11:59 PM CEST

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