Umeå University, Faculty of Science and Technology

Umeå University is one of Sweden’s largest higher education institutions with over 37,000 students and about 4,700 employees. The University offers a diversity of high-quality education and world-leading research in several fields. Notably, the groundbreaking discovery of the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing tool, which was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, was made here. At Umeå University, everything is close. Our cohesive campuses make it easy to meet, work together and exchange knowledge, which promotes a dynamic and open culture.

The ongoing societal transformation and large green investments in northern Sweden create enormous opportunities and complex challenges. For Umeå University, conducting research about – and in the middle of – a society in transition is key. We also take pride in delivering education to enable regions to expand quickly and sustainably. In fact, the future is made here.

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Umeå Institute of Design (UID) is looking for 4-5 students who want to help out in the school's workshops.

The work as a teaching assistant means that you are employed by Umeå university and work in the workshop at UID.

The tasks in the workshop consist of:
- Different kinds of service and maintenance jobs  
- Control and maintenance of equipment for digital production (laser, 3D-printers, milling machines)
- Control and maintenance of workshop machines in regard to safety and function
- Make sure that there is order in the workshop premises
- Instruct other students in different techniques (if there is time)
- Keep material accessible
- Lock and close the workshop if necessary
- Support to technicians 

To apply for the positions you should:
- Be a student in the Industrial Design Programme, year 2-3 or Master’s Programme at UID
- Have good social skills
- Have a interest in the workshop tasks described above
- Show interest in digital production and of the workshop machines

It is meritorious if you have had similar tasks before.

Terms of employment 
The positions are 10% of full time during the fall semester of 2023 and spring semester 2024. The employment starts the 1st of November or according to agreement and starts with with introduction and training in your duties by experienced staff at UID.

The selection among the applicants is made based on the applicant’s merits, suitability and experience of similar tasks. We aim to recruit at least one student per study programme at UID. The application must be a maximum of two A4 pages and contain a description of the knowledge, experience and interest that you have and think are relevant to the position. The application is made via Umeå University's recruitment system Varbi.

Warm welcomme with your application no later than Oktober 10.

Type of employment Special fixed-term employment
Employment expires 2024-06-07
Contract type Part-time
First day of employment Enligt överenskommelse
Salary Månadslön
Number of positions 5
Full-time equivalent 10%
City Umeå
County Västerbottens län
Country Sweden
Reference number AN 2.2.1-1511-23
  • Demian Horst, 090-7869782
Published 18.Sep.2023
Last application date 15.Oct.2023 11:59 PM CEST

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