Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Computer Science, block 1 and 2 of the academic year 2020/2021 (readvertisement)

The Department of Computer Science is looking for assistant lecturers for courses in the bachelor programme and master programme in computer science from 1 September 2020 – 1. February 2021, 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:

Read more about the job assignment on each course. 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 2 weeks before the block starts.

Work assignments
In order to be employed as an assistant lecturer you must have obtained your Master’s 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:

  1. Independent performance of teaching duties
  2. Preparation and conduction of weekly exercises.
  3. Preparation of the course before the course starts and possibly assistance during exam/re-exam.
  4. Weekly TA meetings, including continuous communication with the course organiser and the other TAs and assistant lecturers about work assignments.
  5. Arithmetic test and preparation of assignments.
  6. Correction and approval of assignments.
  7. Guiding and answering questions from students about the course outside of exercise classes (e.g. in Absalon)

Outside the course:

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

The position as assistant lecturer is most relevant if you have a Master’s degree in Computer Science. Applicants who have a Master’s degree in Mathematics, Cognition & IT, Communication & IT or Health Informatics will 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.

Salary and conditions of employment
As an assistant lecturer you will be employed for three years starting from 1 October 2020 or as soon as possible hereafter.

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 DKK 250.38 pr. hour.

As a general rule the workload is 130 hours for the 7.5ECTS courses and 260 for the 15 ECTS courses.


Send the application with a CV & transcript of your Examination Register by clicking the link ‘Apply now’ below - no later than 10 August 2020. 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 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



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Application deadline: 10-08-2020
Employment start: 01-10-2020
Department/Location: Department of Computer Science

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