Teaching Assistant in Computer Engineering

University of Gothenburg Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Student Teaching Assistant , one or more, Computer Engineering

Ref PAR 2021/525


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The department of Computer Science and Engineering is a fully integrated department with the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology as principals. The department offer courses in a broad range of subjects. During the fall semester the department offers around ninety courses on BSc- and MSc-level. Student involvement is an important part in this work.

The department is now looking for student teaching assistants for the fall semester of 2021 within the field of Computer Engineering, in these courses you will work with preparations before course start. Preparation weeks are decided together with course responsible.

Job assignments

As a student teaching assistant, you will work with helping and supporting teachers with practical elements in the different courses. This could for example be lab and exercise tutoring and help with lab and exam grading. You will have regular contact with the teachers about which elements and practical moments you can be of help within.

The specific courses for the fall semester of 2021 in the field of Computer Engineering are listed below. If not specified differently, the courses are held in English and at campus Johanneberg.

Study period 1:

  • DAT094 Design of digital electronic systems
  • MCC092 Introduction to integrated circuit design


To be qualified for the position you are an active student at bachelor or master level, preferably studying in one of the institution’s BSc or MSc level programmes at the University of Gothenburg or Chalmers University of Technology. You should have completed relevant education at university level which is pertinent for the task. In order to be qualified for the position you should have good knowledge in the language used in the courses you apply for, that is, English and/or Swedish, both spoken and written. To be qualified as teaching assistant for a course you should have passed either the same or a similar course. To be able to qualify as teaching assistant you will need to be in Sweden and be able to participate in any activities at campus Johanneberg or campus Lindholmen.

It is a merit to have completed related continuation courses. It is also a merit if you have experience of teaching and are skilled in instructing and helping people in a pedagogical way. It is a particularly strong merit if you have recently worked as a teaching assistant in the courses you want to assist, or similar courses.


Type of employment: Fixed-term employment, fall semester 2021
Extent: 0 %
Location: Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Gothenburg
First day of employment: 2021-08-01

Additional information

This is an intermittent employment where you as a teaching assistant are paid for the hours you work. The remuneration level is according to our regulations and will be paid per hour in arrears. The number of working hours is individually set in a dialogue with the responsible teacher and director of studies. Since the Department of Computer Science and Engineering is a joint department the employment can be placed at the University of Gothenburg or the Chalmers University of Technology. We only accept applications in the manner described in the advertisement.  

We are aware that the course schedule for fall is not yet published at the time of this advertisement and that it may therefore be difficult to determine if you can work as a teaching assistant in a specific course without causing your own studies to suffer due to conflicting schedules. Please note, we will see your application as a notification of interest and you will always be able to decline a potential job offer.

For further information regarding the position

Course MCC092
Lena Peterson, course responsible


Course DAT094
Lars Svensson, course responsible



Union representatives at the University of Gothenburg: http://www.gu.se/english/about_the_university/job-opportunities/union-representatives

How to apply

In order to apply for a position at the University of Gothenburg, you have to register an account in our online recruitment system. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.

Fill in the section about personal information and answer the questions. You also need to upload your CV and a transcript of courses that you have passed (can be downloaded from Ladok). After the deadline, your application will be processed, and you will receive an email within a few weeks in case we will offer you a job as teaching assistant.

Closing date: 2021-05-09

The University of Gothenburg promotes equal opportunities, equality and diversity.

For the assignment we apply a fixed remuneration level per worked hour.

Applications will be destroyed or returned (upon request) two years after the decision of employment has become final. Applications from the employed and from those who appeal the decision will not be returned.

In connection to this recruitment, we have already decided which recruitment channels we should use. We therefore decline further contact with vendors, recruitment and staffing companies.