Uppsala University, Department of Game Design

The Department of Game Design is part of the Faculty of History and Philosophy at Uppsala University. Its teaching and research alike are highly advanced. The Department has some 450 full-time students, roughly half of whom are from outside Sweden, and about 45 employees in various job categories. It offers teaching in game design and development at basic and advanced level, with graphics, project management and programming as subsidiary options. All education takes place in English.

Game Design is located at Uppsala University - Campus Gotland, an international campus in the middle of world heritage town Visby. Read more on the Game Design´s website here.

We are offering 2 fixed term positions as teaching assistant at 10% of full time in 2D or 3D Graphics.  The positions will support the Bachelor's Programme in Game Design and Graphics. More specifically, they involve answering the students’ queries, assisting in practical course modules, and helping to process student assignments.  Administrative tasks include, but are not limited to, receiving and passing on students’ questions, as well as assisting with evaluations and other administration work.

For employment as a teaching assistant, it is a requirement that you are admitted as a student at undergraduate or advanced level. You, are studying on any of the game design programmes at Uppsala University, Campus Gotland, at either of the Bachelor’s or Master’s degree level. You should have a good knowledge of the structure and educational aims of the game design programmes. You are good at taking initiative and cooperating with others. You must be capable of independently carrying out and completing your duties within specified time limits. Familiarity with using computers and good language skills in English, both spoken and written, are important. Heavy emphasis will be laid on personal suitability.

Additional qualifications
Experience of 2D and 2D animation or 3D Graphics and animation for Game, and Digital Sculpting. Knowledge of software such as Unity, Unreal, Game Maker is merit.

About the employment
The employment is a temporary position according to the Higher Education Ordinance chapter 5 § 12. Scope of employment 10%. Starting date 26 August 2024 or as agreed until 31 January 2025. Placement: Visby

For further information about the position, please contact: Olle Jansson, Head of the Department. E-mail olle.jansson@speldesign.uu.se

Please submit your application by 31 May 2024, UFV-PA 2024/1622

Application procedure: The application must contain a personal letter describing yourself and your experience, and explaining why you are applying for the job and which assistant specialisation (Game design, Graphic, Programming, project management) you are applying for (max. two pages). In addition, the application must contain a CV and a transcript of your study results.

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Type of employment Temporary position
Employment expires 2025-01-31
Contract type Part-time
First day of employment 22 August or as agreed
Salary Individual salary
Number of positions 2
Full-time equivalent 10%
City Visby
County Gotlands län
Country Sweden
Reference number UFV-PA 2024/1622
Union representative
  • ST/TCO, tco@fackorg.uu.se
  • Seko Universitetsklubben, seko@uadm.uu.se
  • Saco-rådet, saco@uadm.uu.se
Published 16.May.2024
Last application date 31.May.2024 11:59 PM CEST

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