About Employment at DigiPen

DigiPen is a dynamic and fulfilling work environment. As an expanding institution, we periodically hire new faculty and staff members. Positions currently available are described below.

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DigiPen Institute of Technology does not discriminate in its educational and/or employment policies on the basis of race, religion, national/ethnic origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. All who meet the job qualifications listed below are encouraged to apply.


Lecturer in Computer Science/Game

DigiPen-KMU Special Program, Daegu, South Korea

Job Description:

Lecturer in The DigiPen-KMU Special Program, Keimyung University, Daegu, South Korea. We expect to make an appointment at the Lecturer level, although more senior candidates will also be considered.

Teaching a combination of computer science and game development related courses within the undergraduate Computer Science and Game Design programs according to the candidate's own interests and the School needs. Additional responsibilities of the position include professional and scholarly activities, advising and mentoring students, course and program assessment and development, supervising student projects, and university service. Excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral communications skills, and a strong command of the English language are required. Korean is a plus but not required.

Starting Date:

The anticipated start date for the position is August 2016.

Qualifications and Experience Required:

Ph.D. (or near completion) or a Masters in Computer Science or Bachelor of higher degree in a closely related field with research and teaching interests involving interactions between computer science and interactive digital entertainment, especially in subjects of interest such as 2D and 3D game development, computer graphics, and real-time interactive simulation.

Candidates are expected to have 4 years of relevant industry experience, though exceptions could be made in some cases. A commitment to teaching excellence and scholarship is also expected.

Salary:

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and education.

Application:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For a complete application, please email a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, transcript of highest degree earned, and three letters of recommendation. Electronic submission is required with documents in either Word or PDF format attached to an email sent to: dly@digipen.edu with Subject line: "Lecturer in Computer Science/Game".


Part-time physics instructor position available, Fall 2016 semester

DigiPen Institute of Technology, Redmond WA, USA

Job Summary

The DigiPen Institute of Technology is the premier school for education related to the video game industry. Physics instructors at DigiPen teach in B.S., B.A., B.F.A., and M.S. degree programs, covering a wide scope of material, from introductory algebra-based physics through advanced mechanics and masters’ theses.

We are currently seeking at least one part-time instructor for the Fall 2016 semester. The instructor is responsible for delivery of educational material, including lectures, as well as evaluation and review of students, via homework, exams, or other indices. Teaching assistants are available for large enrollment courses.

Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. The DigiPen Institute of Technology is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or religion.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have a master’s degree in physics or a related discipline from an accredited institution. Instructors must have well developed interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Teaching experience is preferred. A doctoral degree is preferred.

Minimum Qualifications

For more information contact Erik Mohrmann, Physics Department Chair, by email at: emohrman@digipen.edu


Assistant or Associate Professor, Computer Science Department

DigiPen Institute of Technology, Redmond WA, USA

Position Details

The Computer Science Department at DigiPen Institute of Technology, Redmond WA, is accepting applications for a full-time position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related field. Specializations in computer graphics, scientific visualization, information visualization, user experience design, virtual / augmented reality applications and/or data analytics are desired, but other specializations will also be considered.

Interest and ability to teach undergraduate and graduate-level computer science courses is essential, and experience in above areas is desired. An interest in academic research with student involvement is preferable. Faculty in the department conduct research with graduate students, which is often incorporated into student theses. Additional responsibilities of the position include professional and scholarly activities, advising and mentoring students, course and program assessment and development, supervising student projects, and university/community service. Excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral communications skills, and a strong command of the English language are required.

To be considered for this position, applicants must include the following items in their application package:

  • A cover letter
  • A current curriculum vitae
  • A statement of teaching philosophy
  • A statement of research and scholarly interests
  • List of three references with complete contact details (name, address, email, telephone)

Compensation for the positions is commensurate with experience and credentials. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Openings are subject to budget consideration and approval.

DigiPen Institute of Technology reserves the right to extend application deadlines and/or not to offer advertised positions. Applicants whose qualifications best fit the requirements of the position may be interviewed.

To be included in the pool for the anticipated opening, please submit all application materials via email to:

Dr. Pushpak Karnick
Chair of Faculty Search Committee
DigiPen Institute of Technology
9931 Willows Road
Redmond WA 98052
Email: pushpak.karnick[at]digipen.edu

Diversity Statement
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are priorities of DigiPen Institute of Technology. We endorse the goals of affirmative action and equal opportunity employment. We hire the most qualified individuals for faculty and staff, while striving to attract candidates from diverse backgrounds. We are especially committed to hiring candidates that represent a diverse cross section of the population based, among other things, on race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, physical ability, socioeconomic status, and veteran status.


Electrical and Computer Engineering Assistant or Associate Professor

DigiPen Institute of Technology, Redmond

The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department at DigiPen Institute of Technology in Redmond, WA invites applications for a faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level.

Detailed Description:

Interest and ability to teach undergraduate electrical and computer engineering courses and laboratories is essential, and experience with embedded systems is desirable. An interest in academic research with student involvement is preferable. Faculty in the department conduct research with undergraduate students in embedded systems, remote sensing, and signal processing, which is often incorporated into student project coursework. Additional responsibilities of the position include professional and scholarly activities, advising and mentoring students, course and program assessment and development, supervising student projects, and university/community service. Excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral communications skills, and a strong command of the English language are required.

DigiPen is a small, private university in Redmond, WA within the Seattle metro area and one of the most rapidly developing software, game development, and technology hubs in the world. The Bachelors of Science in Computer Engineering program is focused on embedded systems and includes team-based projects in each semester of the program. As students develop through the program, they have increasingly more creative control over their projects and are responsible for component selection, design, system test, and implementation of their own hardware and/or software system. Design constraints that are encountered in industry are followed, such as use model, cost, power, and portability. These projects complement rigorous coursework in computer science, engineering, mathematics, and physics. The Bachelors of Science in Computer Engineering program is accredited by ABET-EAC.

More about BSCE program: https://www.digipen.edu/academics/degree-programs/computer-engineering/

Job Requirements:

The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in Electrical or Computer Engineering or a related field at the time of employment. Expertise within any area of ECE is welcomed and experience with embedded systems and/or low level programming is desirable. Candidates must be interested in advising student projects in a wide variety of areas within ECE. Significant industrial, entrepreneurial and/or teaching experience would strengthen a candidate's credentials, but recent graduates are invited to apply. Candidates committed to including underrepresented groups in STEM disciplines are strongly encouraged to apply.

Diversity Statement:

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are priorities of DigiPen Institute of Technology. We endorse the goals of affirmative action and equal opportunity employment. We hire the most qualified individuals for faculty and staff, while striving to attract candidates from diverse backgrounds. We are especially committed to hiring candidates that represent a diverse cross section of the population based, among other things, on race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, physical ability, socioeconomic status, and veteran status.

Application:

Deadline for receipt of applications is April 20, 2016. Applications received after the deadline may be reviewed at the discretion of the search committee. A complete application consists of:

  • A cover letter
  • A current curriculum vitae
  • A statement of teaching philosophy
  • A statement of research and scholarly interests
  • The names of at least three references with contact information

The anticipated start date for the position is August 15, 2016.

Compensation for the positions is commensurate with experience and credentials. Openings are subject to budget consideration and approval. DigiPen Institute of Technology reserves the right to extend application deadlines and/or not to offer advertised positions. Applicants whose qualifications best fit the requirements of the position may be interviewed. Please submit all application materials via email to:

Dr. Jeremy N. Thomas
Chair of ECE Search Committee
DigiPen Institute of Technology
9931 Willows Road
Redmond, WA 98052
Email: jeremy.thomas@digipen.edu


Lecturer, Department of Computer Science

Campus: DigiPen Institute of Technology, Singapore

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Lecturer in Department of Computer Science, DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore. We expect to make an appointment at the Lecturer level, although more senior candidates will also be considered.

STARTING DATE:

Immediate

QUALIFICATIONS:

Ph.D. (or near completion) or a Masters in Computer Science or a closely related field with research and teaching interests involving interactions between computer science and interactive digital entertainment, especially in subjects of interest such as 2D and 3D game development, computer graphics, real-time interactive simulation and mobile graphics.

Candidates are expected to have 4 years of relevant industry experience, though exceptions could be made in some cases. A commitment to teaching excellence and scholarship is also expected.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

eaching a combination of game development and computer science related courses within the undergraduate Computer Science and Game Design programs according to the candidate's own interests and the School needs.

Other responsibilities include academic advising, undergraduate research advising, curriculum development, institutional service and appropriate scholarly activity.

SALARY:

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and education.

APPLICATION:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For a complete application, please email a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, transcript of highest degree earned, and three letters of recommendation. Electronic submission is required with documents in either Word or PDF format attached to an email sent to:

Email: singapore-jobs@digipen.edu
Subject line: "Lecturer, Department of Computer Science"


Lecturer, Department of Computer Science

Description: Lecturer in Department of Computer Science, DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore. We expect to make an appointment at the Lecturer level, although more senior candidates will also be considered.

Location: Singapore campus

Starting Date: Immediate

Qualifications: Ph.D. (or near completion) or a Masters in Computer Science or a closely related field with research and teaching interests involving interactions between computer science and interactive digital entertainment, especially in subjects of interest such as 2D and 3D game development, computer graphics, real-time interactive simulation and mobile graphics.

Candidates are expected to have 4 years of relevant industry experience, though exceptions could be made in some cases.  A commitment to teaching excellence and scholarship is also expected.

Responsibilities:  Teaching a combination of game development and computer science related courses within the undergraduate Computer Science and Game Design programs according to the candidate's own interests and the School needs.

Other responsibilities include academic advising, undergraduate research advising, curriculum development, institutional service and appropriate scholarly activity.

Salary: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and education.

Application: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For a complete application, please email a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, transcript of highest degree earned, and three letters of recommendation. Electronic submission is required with documents in either Word or PDF format attached to an email sent to:

Email: singapore-jobs@digipen.edu
Subject line: "Lecturer, Department of Computer Science"


DigiPen Singapore Lecturer, Department of Game Software Design and Production

Description: We expect to make an appointment at the Lecturer level, although more senior candidates will also be considered.

Location: Singapore Campus

Starting Date: Immediate

Qualifications: Bachelor of higher degree.  Disciplines like Art, Science or Engineering involving interactions between computer science and interactive digital entertainment are preferred.

Previously industry experience in game design is required. The ideal candidate would be a game designer with enough technical knowledge to teach a broad range of subjects related to game development using game engines (UDK) or Unity3d) and/or scripting languages such as C# and JavaScript.  Experience in mobile or application development and 3D modeling tools is a plus. A commitment to teaching excellence and scholarship is expected.

Responsibilities: Teaching a combination of game design courses within the undergraduate Game Design programs.  Other responsibilities include academic advising, undergraduate research advising, curriculum development, institutional service and appropriate scholarly activity.

Salary: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and education.

Application: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For a complete application, please email a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, transcript of highest degree earned, and three letters of recommendation.  Electronic submission is required with documents in either Word or PDF format attached to an email sent:

Email: singapore-jobs@digipen.edu
Subject line: "Lecturer, Department of Game Software Design and Production"


Faculty Positions, DigiPen Bilbao

About DigiPen Bilbao

DigiPen Institute of Technology, a long-standing pioneer and global leader in the field of digital entertainment higher education, offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in game development, computer engineering, game design, and digital art and animation. Headquartered in Redmond, Washington, USA, DigiPen is opening a branch campus in Bilbao, Spain, in 2011.

By combining a comprehensive curriculum, world-class faculty, and practical production experience, DigiPen Bilbao will provide an innovative and rigorous educational experience in the following degree programs:

  • Bachelor of Science in Real-Time Interactive Simulation
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Art and Animation

Both of DigiPen's degrees are rigorous programs of highly academic courses and team-based projects that provide the crucial breadth and depth of knowledge required to succeed in the digital entertainment industry.

Description

DigiPen Bilbao is reviewing applications for both full-time and part-time positions in our Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, General Education (English, History), Art, Animation, and Computer Graphics departments. We expect to make appointments at the Assistant Professor level, although more junior or senior candidates will also be considered. Candidates should currently hold valid visas/permits to work in Spain. Candidates must be fluent in English because all classes will be conducted in this language.

How To Apply

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. To apply, please email a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research philosophy, transcript of highest degree earned, and three letters of recommendation to iotalora@digipen.edu with “Faculty Resume” as the subject. Documents must be in either Word or PDF format. DigiPen will be conducting in-person interviews in Bilbao on July 12 and 13, 2011. You may reach Ignacio Otalora at (94) 4706400 or iotalora@digipen.edu.


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