Teaching Assistants at DIKU (Computer science)

Страна: Дания;

Город: Copenhagen

Добавлена: 15.07.2017

Работодатель: University of Copenhagen

Тип: Vacancy for students or masters;

Для кого: For laboratorians;

Дедлайн подачи: 03.08.2017


DIKU is looking for TAs for courses in the bachelor programme and master programme in computer science from 4 September 2017– 5 February 2018, block 1 & 2.

Please note, that only English speaking candidates are accepted for the master courses (MSc).

There are TA positions on the following courses on the Computer Science programme:

    Advanced algorithms and data structures (AADS)
    Advanced Computer Systems (ACS)
    Advanced programming (AP)
    Computersystemer (CompSys)
    Introduktion til computergrafik (Grafik)
    IT-projektledelse (ITP)
    IT-sikkerhed (ITS)
    Machine learning (ML)

Read more about the job assignments in each course here. Furthermore the course descriptions are published at kurser.ku.dk. For more information please contact the course organiser who you find in the course description at kurser.ku.dk.You will usually start working one month before the block starts.
Work assignments

The TA's assignments vary from course to course but usually include:

Regarding the course:

    Preparation and conduction of weekly exercises.
    Preparation of the course before the course starts and possibly assistance during exam/reexam.
    Weekly TA meetings, including continuous communication with the course responsible and the other TA’s about work assignments.
    Arithmetic test and preparation of assignments.
    Correction and approval of assignments.
    Guiding and answering questions from students about the course outside of exercise classes (e.g. in Absalon).

Outside the course:

    Participation in TA workshop at IND, if you have not participated before. The course you will get the didactic tools you will need to be a TA.
    Answering emails from the department regarding the work assignments above and also keeping deadlines and appointments.


The TA positions are to be filled mainly with applicants who within the recent years have passed their bachelor programme in Computer Science. Students who have passed the bachelor programme (or are currently enrolled in the master programme) in Mathematics, Cognition & IT, Communication & IT or Health Informatics can also be considered as far as their competences are relevant for the course. You must be enrolled as a student if you wish to be a TA. In order be a TA on BSc-courses we expect you to primarily communicate in Danish, and as a TA in an MSc-course you are expected to be proficient in English.
Salary and conditions of employment

The employment is made in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the National Union for Student Teachers (SUL)/the Union of Danish Medical Students (FADL) for Student Teachers at the Danish universities and the annexed protocol on Student Teachers. Read more here (only in Danish): Cirkulærer for overenskomst af Studenterundervisere ved universiteter mv.

The specific number of hours per course is appointed each semester. The salary is 209,34 dkr per hour.

Send the application with a CV & transcript of your Examination Register by clicking the link ‘Apply now’ below - no later than 3 August 2017. If you apply for more than one TA position then please prioritize your wishes in your application.

Please state it in the top of your application if you are already employed as a TA at DIKU.

We want to reflect the surrounding society and encourage that everyone regardless of personal background applies for the position.
Job interview

In some cases you will to be invited for a job interview with the course organiser. Your E-mail address and phone number must be stated in the application.
More information about the positions

If you need further information about assignments etc. you can contact the course organiser. You can find the specific course organiser in the course description at kurser.ku.dk.


Part of the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), and among Europe’s top-ranking universities, the University of Copenhagen promotes research and teaching of the highest international standard. Rich in tradition and modern in outlook, the University gives students and staff the opportunity to cultivate their talent in an ambitious and informal environment. An effective organisation – with good working conditions and a collaborative work culture – creates the ideal framework for a successful academic career.

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