Introduction Programme

The aim of the introduction programme is to provide all new employees with information about Umeå University as an organisation and employer as well as an opportunity to meet key persons within the university.

Target group: The introduction programme is aimed to new employees and research fellows with a stipend.

Content: The programme starts on March 18th with a welcome talk by Hans Adolfsson, Vice chancellor, and continues for about 4 weeks with one to several seminars per week.

More information about the seminars and registration links to each seminar can be found below or in the programme overview.
Programme overview

Cost: All seminars are free

Registration: Register to the seminars you want to participate in. One day before the seminar, an invitation to the meeting in Teams is sent to you by e-mail.


Welcome!

 

18 March 09:30 – 10:15
Welcome to Umeå University

Welcome to Umeå University!
Hans Adolfsson, Vice Chancellor

A presentation about Umeå University. Vision, achievements and facts about education and research.

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22 March 08:30 – 09:00
Feelgood – Occupational Health Care

Feelgood - Occupational Health Care
Johanna Stenling, Feelgood

Information about the occupational health care and Feelgoods support for you as an employee.

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23 March 12:00 – 13:10
Information from the pay roll / Being employed at Umeå University

Information from the pay roll
Pernilla Jonsson, Payroll specialist

A brief review of the working time agreement, registration of absence and expenses in PASS, valuable information on Aurora and the pay roll administration's assignment.

Being employed at Umeå University
Lars Nordlander, HR Director Human Resources Office

Information about the obligations and rights of the employer and the employee.

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24 March 15:00 – 16:00
Presenting Umeå Municipality

Presenting Umeå Municipality
Johan Gammelgård, Director of Sustainable Growth Umeå Municipality

A presentation about Umeå Municipality. Facts and goals, future vision and available activities.

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25 March 12:00 – 12:30
Introduction to Research Support at Umeå University

Introduction to Research Support at Umeå University
Agneta Hånell Plamboeck, EU Expert and Katarina Henriksson, Project coordinator, Research Support and Collaboration Office

Information about the available support for you as a researcher or administrator during the different stages of the grant application process, prior to as well during the application phase.

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26 March 09:00 - 09:30
Development programme for Doctoral Students

Development programme for Doctoral Students
Mattias Jacobsson, Programme leader and Associate professor at Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics
A presentation of the content and purpose of the programme.

Target group: Doctoral students

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26 March 10:00 – 10:30
Culture and Basic Values


Culture and Basic Values
Heidi Hansson, Deputy Vice Chancellor University Management

A presentation about the state sector's common basic values which forms the basis for the basic values at Umeå University. Information about the six legal principles that should characterise the everyday work at public authorities.

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29 March 08:30 – 09:00
International Office - Information

International Office - Information
Monika Larsson, Jenny Ahlinder Hagberg , International Office Information about available support for you and opportunities for staff exchange and competence development within the Erasmus + program.

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30 March 08:30 – 09:30
Work Environment, Security and Sustainability

Work enviornment, Health and Equal Opportunities
Pernilla Jansson, HR Strategist Human Resources Office

Which laws apply, how do we work proactively, and which health-promoting activities are available for you as a new employee.

Physical work environment and fire protection
Ulrika Moström, Environmental coordinator Building Office

Information on how to report damage and incidents as well as information on fire safety and escape routes.

Security at work and during business travels
Lisa Redin, Security coordinator Building Office

Information about safety in the workplace and on business trips as well as valuable tips and advice for you as a new employee.

Environment and sustainable development
Lisa Redin, Security coordinator Building Office

Information on how the university works with the environment and sustainable development to contribute to achieving the global sustainability goals in Agenda 2030.

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30 March 15:00 – 15:15
Communication - channels, advice and supports

Communication - channels, advice and support
David Meyers, Communication Officer at Communication Office
In this session, we will present an overview about how Umeå University works with communication and how employees can find information that they need. We will take a glimpse at our website, intranet and newsletter. You will find out more about what information material is available and where to find templates with the university's visual identity. Furthermore, you will learn more about what support is available regarding writing texts, how to find images to use, as well as dealing with the press and media. And where to turn if you need help with photography, layout or print production. Finally, we go through how you can update the content of your personal page on the university website.

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31 March 12:00 – 13:00
University Library - Information

University Library - Information
Anna-Karin Åsander, Sanna Ulfsparre, Librarians

Information about the university library's support, lectures and workshops in information search, reference management, study skills, academic writing and scientific publishing.

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6 April 08:30 – 09:00
Centre for Educational Development (UPL)

Centre for Educational Development (UPL)
Hanna Karlsson, Financial coordinator, UPL

This is a short introduction to our work and what kind of support we offer to you, either as a teacher or as a user of e-learning systems, for example learning platforms.

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7 April 15:00 – 16:00
IT Security

IT Security
John Näslund, IT Leader ITS

Information on how IT, VOIT works to make Umeå University an IT-secure workplace. Advice "do´s and don´ts" and how to report a case to the service desk.

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8 April 12:00 – 13:00
Local Unions - Information

Local Unions - Information
Saco-S, Charlott Nyman
Seko, Stellan Elebro
ST and LF, Mats-Åke Moritz Lundkvist

Information about the collective agreement, the unions' assignments and work and what support you can get as a member.

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12 April 12:30 – 13:00
ReaL – Research and Leadership Programme

ReaL – Research and Leadership Programme
Matts Björklund, Senior Consultant Human Resources Office

A presentation of the Research and Leadership Programme ReaL, a competence and career programme for research leaders at Umeå University.

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Contact information

Rosita Nilsson, HR Strategist Human Resources Office
rosita.nilsson@umu.se

Torbjörn Forsberg, HR Strategist Human Resources Office
torbjorn.forsberg@umu.se

Rosita Nilsson
1/19/2021