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Assistant lecturers at the Department of Computer Science, block 1 & 2 in 2017

The Department of Computer Science is looking for assistant lecturers 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 English speaking candidates are primarily accepted for the master courses (MSc).

There are positions as assistant lecturers on the following courses:

Computer Science:

• Advanced algorithms and data structures (AADS)
• Advanced Computer Systems (ACS)
• Advanced programming (AP)
• Computersystemer (CompSys)
• Disket Matematik og Algoritmer (DMA)
• Introduktion til computergrafik (Grafik)
• IT-projektledelse (ITP)
IT-sikkerhed (ITS)
Logic in Computer Science (LICS)
• Machine learning (ML)
• Matematisk analyse og statistik i datalogi (MASD)
• Modelling and analysis of data (MAD)
• Programming Massively Parallel Hardware (PMPH)
• Programmering og problemløsning (PoP)
Vision and Image Processing (VIP)

Communication & it:
• KOMIT Analyse, design og regulering af it-infrastruktur
• KOMIT Grundlæggende datalogi
KOMIT Konceptudvikling og innovation

Read more about the job assignments in each course here. Furthermore the course descriptions are published at For more information please contact the course organiser who you find in the course description at

You will usually start working one month before the block starts.

Work assignments

In order to be employed as an assistant lecturer you must have finalized your Master degree and i.e. be qualified to handle teaching assignments & teaching independently, and supplement teaching handled by an Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor. The assistant lecturer’s assignments vary from course to course but usually include:

Regarding the course:
a) Independent performance of teaching duties
b) Preparation and conduction of weekly exercises.
c) Preparation of the course before the course starts and possibly assistance during exam/reexam.
d) Weekly TA meetings, including continuous communication with the course responsible and the other TAs and assistant lecturers about work assignments.
e) Arithmetic test and preparation of assignments.
f) Correction and approval of assignments.
g) Guiding and answering questions from students about the course outside of exercise classes (e.g. in Absalon).

Outside the course:

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


The position as assistant lecturer is most relevant if you have a Master degree in Computer Science. Students who have a Master degree in Mathematics, Cognition & IT, Communication & IT or Health Informatics will also be considered as far as their competences are relevant for the course.

In order to be an assistant lecturer on BSc-courses we expect you to primarily communicate in Danish, and as an assistant lecturer in an MSc-course you are expected to be proficient in English. As an assistant lecturer you will be employed for up to a year.

Salary and conditions of employment

The employment is in accordance with the rules concerning assistant lecturers as described in "Circular on teaching paid by the hour and circular on external examiners’ remuneration" of 17 January 2001 (only in Danish) and the provisions for the teaching assistant position as described in “Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at the Universities of 28 June 2013".You will find a link to the Job Structure in the Employee Guide at KUnet under ‘HR’, ‘Personnel Policy’.

The specific number of hours is appointed per course before each semester.The salary is 233,73dkr. per. Hour.


Send the application with a CV & transcript of your Diploma by clicking the link ‘Apply now’ below - no later than 1 June 2017. If you apply for more than one position then please prioritize your wishes in your application.

Please state it in the top of your application if you are already employed as an assistant lecturer at DIKU.

Please note that if you are a non-EU citizen you should also upload a valid work permit with your application.
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


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.


Anne Karina Steen


Application deadline: 01-06-2017
Employment type: Limited period
Employment start: 15-08-2017
Department/Location: Department of Computer Science

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