Lund University, Faculty of Engineering, LTH, Department of Design Scienses

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

Welcome to apply for this teaching assistant position with us at Department of Design Sciences. Division of Industrial Design is an interdisciplinary and stimulating environment. Here, research, innovation and teaching take place in an open and creative climate with collaborations both within academia and with industry partners.

Work duties

As a teaching assistant your tasks can vary, and the tasks should give an insight into the academic world at the faculty where you are studying. We are looking for one or potentially more students who want to be part of our teaching and development of our activities within Industrial Design.

The tasks include:
Assisting in the planning of courses, workshops and exhibitions and work in our soft-tool workshops. For example, support students at workshops in Adobe Creator, Illustrator and Photoshop, and in sewing- and ceramics, assist with 3D-printing, and planning and organizing storage.

Qualification requirements

Only those admitted to first or second-cycle courses and study programmes at the faculty may be employed as teaching assistants. You must not have a degree.

Required qualifications:

  • admitted to and enrolled as a student on one of the Industrial Design programs
  • completed one or more courses in Industrial Design.
  • very good oral and written proficiency in English
  • good ability to collaborate and work independently
  • good ability to organize and plan activities
  • contribute in one or more of the following areas:
    • Adobe Creative
    • Illustrator
    • Photoshop
    • Instagram
    • 3D printing
    • textile
    • ceramics

Additional qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Swedish, written and oral.

Consideration will be given to good collaborative skills, being able to drive things forward and independence, as well as how the applicant, through his/her experience and competence, is evaluated to be able to contribute to the industrial design programs.

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.

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Further information

The position is a fixed term position for 6 months period at 10 per cent of full time and starting in August or September 2024 or by agreement. The employment as a Teaching Assistant is regulated in the Higher Education Ordinance (SFS 2017:284), 5 chapter 8-12 §§.

Employment as a teaching assistant may not correspond to more than 50 per cent 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 Flextime Agreement for T/A personnel.

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.)”

Welcome to apply!

Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Part-time
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 10
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2024/1859
  • Jessica Wadin, +46462220359
Union representative
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-2229362
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet,
  • SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-2229366
Published 05.Jun.2024
Last application date 26.Jun.2024 11:59 PM CEST

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