Lund University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Automatic Control

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top universities. The University has around 47 000 students and more than 8 800 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset.

Description of the workplace

Automatic Control is one of the departments at the Faculty of Engineering (LTH) at Lund University. Our research focuses on sustainable and safe operation of technical systems for the benefit of people and the planet. The department conducts both basic research and applied research in the fields of robotics, energy supply, transport, health care, communication, and economics. The department gives both basic and advanced courses for students within several different engineering programs in the areas of control and learning. There is also extensive postgraduate education with 25–30 active PhD students at the department.

We are now looking for teaching assistants in FRTF05 Automatic control, basic course (study period 1 & 2) and FRTN65 Modeling and learning from data (study period 1–2). As a teaching assistant, you will work together with other teachers in a group of other assistants within the undergraduate education at the department.

Work duties

  • Participate in the teaching at the department (supervising exercise sessions and lab exercises, supervising projects, correcting hand-in assignments and exam assignments) at basic and advanced level.

Qualification requirements

Only those admitted to first or second-cycle courses and study programmes at the faculty may be employed as teaching assistants. 

Additional requirements: 

  • Admitted to an education at the Faculty of Engineering (LTH).
  • Completed FRTF05 Automatic control, basic course, with grade 5, or completed FRTN65 Modeling and learning from data, with grade 5, or an equivalent grade on a course deemed relevant for the work duties by the employer.
  • You have a very good ability to express yourself verbally and in writing.
  • Good knowledge of English, oral and written. 
  • Good ability to cooperate.

Other qualifications:

  • Previous teaching experience, especially in control.
  • Completed or ongoing advanced courses in control engineering or related mathematical and systems engineering subjects.

We will put particular emphasis on previous study results and personal suitability. Consideration will be given to how the applicant, through experience and competence, is judged to complement and strengthen teaching within the department.

Further information

The employment is time-limited during the period 240815–241115, 240815–250117, or 241015–250117 and covers 15–20% of full time. 

Employment as a teaching assistant may not correspond to more than 50% of a full-time post. Teaching assistants shall be employed for an indefinite period, however, for no longer than one year. These appointments may be extended. The total employment period as a teaching assistant may not, however, exceed three years. The employment is covered by the working time agreement for teachers.

Note that the tasks are not necessarily evenly distributed during the employment period and that the work may involve evening work on occasional occa-sions.

We intend to employ 4-6 teaching assistants.

We offer

Lund University is a public authority which means that employees get particular benefits, generous annual leave and an advantageous occupational pension scheme. With an employment as a teaching assistant you can combine studies with work and complement your theoretical knowledge with practical work experience. Read more on the University website about being a Lund University employee at Work at Lund University

How to apply

Applications are to be submitted via the University’s recruitment system. The application should include a CV and a personal letter justifying your interest in the position and how it matches your qualifications. We ask you to attach documentation from LADOK certifying your eligibility. The application should also include a degree certificate or equivalent and any other document to which you would like to draw attention (copies of grade transcripts, details of referees, letters of recommendation, etc.)”  

State in your application which course and which of the study periods you are interested in.

Welcome to apply!

Type of employment Temporary position
Contract type Part-time
First day of employment Acording to the advertisement
Number of positions 6
Full-time equivalent 15-20%
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2024/1544
  • Björn Olofsson,
Union representative
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-2229362
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet,
  • SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-2229366
Published 26.Apr.2024
Last application date 03.Jun.2024 11:59 PM CEST

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