Teacher’s Assistants and Assistant Lecturers (Teaching Assistants) at the Department of Computer Science, UCPH, block 1 and 2 in 2024

The Department of Computer Science is looking for Teacher’s Assistants and Assistant Lecturers (Teaching Assistants) for courses in the Bachelor programmes and Master programme from 1 September 2024 – 31. January 2025.

There are available positions on the following courses:

BSc. in Computer Science, Economics & computer science, Machine learning & Data Science or Cognition and Data Science:


  • Computersystemer (CompSys)
  • Diskret matematik og algoritmer (DMA)
  • Introduktion til computergrafik (Grafik)
  • High Performance Programmering og Systemer (HPPS)
  • IT-Projektledelse (ITP)
  • IT-sikkerhed (ITS)
  • Logic in Computer Science (LICS)
  • Modelling and Analysis of Data (MAD)
  • Matematisk analyse og sandsynligheds-teori i datalogi (MASD)
  • Machine Learning A (MLA)
  • MakroØkonomi A (MakØkA)
  • Numerical Methods (NuMe)
  • Programmering og problemløsning (PoP)
  • Python programmering til datavidenskab
  • Python Programming for Data Science
  • Reactive and Event Based Systems (REB)
  • Udvikling af cloud-baserede sundheds-apps
  • Virtual Reality (VR)
  • Økonometri A (ØkA)


MSc in Computer Science :

  • Advanced Algorithms and Data Structures (AADS)
  • Advanced Computer Systems (ACS)
  • Advanced Programming (AP)
  • Advanced Topics in Machine Learning (ATML)
  • Blockchain Business Development (BBD)
  • Data-Driven Financial Models (DatFin)      
  • Deep Learning (DL)
  • Fair and Transparent Machine Learning Methods (FTML)
  • Medical Image Analysis (MIA)
  • Natural Language Processing (NLP)
  • Probabilistic Machine Learning (PML)
  • Programming Massively Parallel Hardware (PMPH)
  • Vision and Image Processing (VIP)  
  • Visualization (VIS)          


Kommunikation & IT (BSc.):

  • KOMIT: Empiriske undersøgelsesmetoder 2 videnskabsteori (BSc)
  • KOMIT: Grundlæggende datalogi (BSc)
  • KOMIT: IT-Infrastruktur (BSc)
  • KOMIT: Kommunikation og samarbejde i organisationer (MSc)
  • KOMIT: Konceptudvikling og innovation (MSc)
  • KOMIT: Projekt i human-centered computing


Read more about the job assignment on each course. Furthermore, the course descriptions are published at kurser.ku.dk. For more information, please contact the course organizer who you find in the course description at kurser.ku.dk.

Work assignments
Teacher’s Assistant and Assistant Lecturer (Teaching Assistant) assignments vary from course to course, but usually include:

Regarding the course:
1. Preparation and conduction of weekly exercises.
2. Preparation of the course before the course starts and possibly assistance during exam/re-exam.
3. Weekly TA meetings, including continuous communication with the course organiser and the other TA’s about work assignments.
4. Preparation and test of assignments.
5. Correction, approval, and feedback on assignments.
6. Guiding and answering questions from students about the course outside of exercise classes (e.g., in Absalon).
7. Assignments related to online classes. Among this being an E-moderator at the hybrid lectures. One who will keep a close eye at the questions coming in in the chat.

Outside the course:
1. Participation in TA workshop at IND if you have not participated before. In the course, you will get the didactic tools you will need to be a TA. Please enclose the diploma with your application if you have participated before.

2. Answering emails from the department regarding the above work assignments and keeping deadlines and appointments.

3. On some of the mandatory courses, we might need your help to facilitate the forming of study groups, arrange student cafes and advertise for SPOT event on FB etc.

Job interview and recruitment process
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.

NB the majority of the candidates will receive information emails during July. However, the last positions for Block 1 will be filled in mid-August 2024, where you will receive an information email. The last positions for Block 2 will be filled in mid-October, where you will receive an information email.

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.

Qualifications for the position as ASSISTANT LECTURER (Teaching Assistant)
In order to be employed as an Assistant Lecturer (Teaching Assistant) you must have finalized 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 position is limited to 3 years.

Qualifications for the position as TEACHER’s ASSISTANT (TA)

The TA positions are to be filled mainly with applicants who are in one of the following Bachelor or master’s programmes: Computer Science, Machine learning & Data Science, Computer science and Economics, Cognition and Data Science, Mathematics, Economics, Cognition & IT, Communication & IT or Health Informatics or similar Bachelor or Masters programmes 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. As a teacher's assistant, the position is limited to 5 years.

Salary and conditions of employment for ASSISTANT LECTURER (Teaching Assistant)

The employment is in accordance with the rules concerning assistant lecturers (teaching assistants) as described in "Cirkulære om aftale om eksterne lektorer og undervisningsassistenter ved universiteter m.fl. under Uddannelses- og Forskningsministeriet" (only in Danish) and the provisions for the teaching assistant position as described in “Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at the Universities".

As Assistant Lecturer (teaching assistant) you will be paid for 130 hours for 7,5 ECTS course and 260 hours for a 15 ECTS course. The salary is DKK 263.08 per hour (1 October 2023 level).

Salary and conditions of employment for TEACHER’s ASSISTANT
The employment is made in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Danish Ministry of Taxation 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): Cirkulære om overenskomst for Studenterundervisere ved universiteter mv.

As teacher's assistant you will be paid for 130 hours for 7,5 ECTS course and 260 hours for a 15 ECTS course. The salary is DKK 234.10 per hour (1 October 2023 level).

Send an application with a CV, enrolment letter and grade transcripts of your Examination Register by clicking the link ‘Apply now’ below - no later than 21 April 2024. 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 AL or TA at DIKU.
We want to reflect the surrounding society and encourage that everyone regardless of personal background applies for the position.


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.


Application deadline: 21-04-2024
Employment start: 01-09-2024
Working hours: Part-time
Department/Location: Department of Computer Science

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