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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Diversity, equity, inclusion and academic freedom are priorities of DigiPen Institute of Technology, as DigiPen endorses the goals of affirmative action and equal opportunity employment. The Institute's intent is to hire the most qualified individuals for faculty and staff, attracting candidates from diverse backgrounds of race and ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, socioeconomic status, veteran status, nationality, culture, religion, and physical abilities. We are committed to broadening our candidate pool to include more diverse individuals, and ensuring fairness in hiring by avoiding bias and determining criteria to judge all candidates prior to posting each new position.


Coordinator of Career & Alumni Development

Position Description

Reports to the Director of Career and Alumni Development. Position is responsible for supporting the day to day operations of the Career and Alumni Development department, with emphasis on the student facing side of the operation, and to perform other related work as requested. This position is exempt, full-time. Some evening and weekend hours required. Some out of state travel required.

Scope

This position manages the following areas: career services advising and programming, alumni services growth and engagement, policy formation and policy enforcement for career services, and other duties as assigned.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Alumni Services

  • Coordinate DigiPen Commencement Ceremony
  • Develop and coordinate a communications plan for alumni
  • Update weekly LinkedIn, Facebook group correspondence, and quarterly newsletter
  • Ongoing congratulatory messages for alumni successes (promotions, game launches, etc.)
  • Plan alumni events including: GDC Alumni Reception, PAX Alumni Reception, 10 Year Reunion Event, Fall and Spring Semester Alumni Events
  • Oversee the Alumni Services web page on the DigiPen website
  • Improve and update the management of alumni contact and employment information
  • Coordinate and grow the Alumni Mentorship Program to facilitate networking and encourage the retention of current students
  • Continuously develop an Alumni Association to encourage leadership among active alumni within the Seattle metropolitan area and other regions
  • Host alumni visitors on campus and schedule guest lectures
  • Coordinate COL101 alumni speakers
  • Facilitate Alumni PAC Meetings to receive feedback on program curriculum and alumni correspondence and event planning
  • Work with Outreach on the Alumni Ambassador Program to coordinate recruitment of new participants, communications, and activities

Career Development

  • Support current students and alumni both one-on-one and in career-related workshops to encourage professional development (Resume/cover letter writing, Interviewing, Networking)
  • Support the Advisor of Career and Alumni Development to coordinate on-campus events (Guest lectures, Career Fair/Senior Showcase, Internship Fair, Career Fair)
  • Manage communications with students, employers, and faculty regarding Career Services events and updates
  • Assist with managing the DigiPen Job Portal (Verify employer & student accounts and jobs posted, Update Resource Library for students)
  • Assist with programming with industry professionals and students throughout the year
  • Organize industry portfolio reviews for BFA/MFA students
  • Assist with employment verification of graduates for ACCSC accreditation
  • Collaborate with the campus community on Graduating Student Experience, transitioning graduating students out of DigiPen and into the industry
  • Meet with students regarding student, staff, and faculty concerns and facilitate a professional response or interaction
  • Collect data through surveys and meaningful interactions with students to measure and improve student satisfaction and career development through programs and other means
  • Develop strategies to support students of diverse backgrounds and identities in professional development and job search processes
  • Update and implement Career Services policies as needed or requested

Shared Responsibilities

  • Serve as a Faculty Member for COL101
  • Serve as a Faculty Member for COL499 as needed
  • Advise and mentor students on a walk-in basis
  • Serve on campus committees, as needed
  • Represent Student Affairs at interdepartmental events (Undergraduate Preview Days, New Student Orientation, Family Day, etc.)

Qualifications

Minimum

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field from an accredited institution
  • Experience working in Student Affairs or Higher Education
  • Ability to communicate effectively through verbal, written, and electronic means
  • Ability to read, comprehend, follow, and create policies governing Career Services
  • Maintain a professional demeanor and environment that is welcoming to all students, staff members, and industry professionals
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office

Preferred

  • Master's Degree in Higher Education or related field from an accredited institution
  • Demonstrated experience working in Career Services
  • Experience planning events
  • More than three years of experience working in the higher education field
  • Experience supervising para-professional staff
  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • Student leadership development programming

License or Certificate

  • A.S.I.S.T. Certification (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) or another suicide prevention and intervention certificate approved by Dean of Students (must be obtained within 6 months of hire date)

Special Requirements

  • Must be able to pass a background check and drug screen
  • Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to read, speak, and write in English clearly
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs
  • Have considerable manual dexterity (typing, filing, etc.)

Compensation

  • Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience.

Please submit resume and cover letter to:
Rachel Thompson
Director of Career and Alumni Development
DigiPen Institute of Technology
9931 Willows Road NE
Redmond, WA 98052
Email: rthompson[at]digipen[dot]edu


Student Life & International Student Advisor

Position Description

Reporting to the Director of Student Life, this position supports the initiative to improve student life and strengthen the campus community through administering International Student Services, Student Life communications and events, advocating for student policies and initiatives, and providing excellent customer service to the student body. This position plays a key role in student persistence and retention.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

International Student Services (60%)

  • Serve as a DSO and be the point of contact for all SEVIS-related manners
  • Collaborate with the Office of Admissions on contacting incoming F-1 students as a resource and connection to campus
  • Coordinate health insurance intake and SEVIS registration at the beginning of each semester
  • Coordinate and implement International Student Orientation and include programming to assist with cultural and campus integration
  • Serve as the "go-to" person with an open-door policy for any questions or concerns on a daily basis (includes academic advising, visa advising, writing consulate letters, signing I-20 forms, etc.)
  • Keep updated on SEVIS compliance and policies and serve as a resource for the campus community on policies and issues pertaining to international students
  • Develop and facilitate programming for international students and international visitors
  • Be a point of contact for international students about maintaining visa status and immigration regulations
  • Work with F-1 students on the policies and procedures of authorized employment, including on-campus employment, Curricular Practical Training, and Optional Practical Training
  • Actively continue communication for international alumni who are on Optional Practical Training and STEM extensions
  • Develop programming for Overseas Immersion Programs, Spain Study Abroad, and other short term programs
  • Support the Intensive English Preparation program by serving as the Academic Advisor and developing programming
  • Updating the International Student Handbook with relevant policies and procedures
  • Manage and oversee international student communications, including visa-related updates and reminders, resources regarding culture shock, and upcoming events
  • Develop and implement programming to integrate international students with campus community and provide resources necessary for international student success

Student Life, Student Conduct, and Campus Programming (40%)

  • Assist with walk-in students on a daily basis and advise and mentor students at risk
  • Coordinate and implement New Student Orientation
  • Coordinate and implement Family Day
  • Supervise student workers, including Student Activities Board (SAB), Student Affairs Assistant, Club Assistant, and International Student Services Assistant
  • Support Student Activities Board in large-scale event planning, including Halloween, Fall and Spring Soiree, Spirit Week, Wellness Week, and Open Mic Night
  • Oversee and approve Student Affairs communications, including Napkin Inserts, Dragon’s Tale, DPTP, and biweekly tabling
  • Manage social media channels for Student Affairs, including Facebook groups and website content related to Student Life and International Student Services
  • Develop relationships with students through tabling, daily interactions, and various online communications
  • Oversee and increase all student-led programming, including budget management, staff facilitation, and providing resources to student leaders
  • Manage and supervise DigiPen students clubs, including maintaining policy and tracking club attendance and budget lines
  • Oversee Student Club Council and the Club Leadership Summit
  • Serve as Faculty Advisor to the Student Senate
  • Coordinate and implement programming for family and friends of matriculated students
  • Represent the Student Affairs department at interdepartmental events
  • Serve on Spirit Committee as a Student Life Representative
  • Oversee and plan programming related to campus climate initiatives
  • Serve as a Conduct Officer during Conduct Review Meetings
  • Serve as a Title IX Investigator when needed
  • Serve on the Diversity Initiatives Committee as a representative of Student Life
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Higher Education or related field
  • 1 – 3 years professional or paraprofessional experience in international student services or student services in higher education
  • Experience working with first year college students
  • Computer proficiency in MS office suite and student record management systems
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and detail-oriented skills
  • Must be able to pass a background check and drug screen
  • Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to read, speak, and write in English clearly

Compensation

Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Consideration for the position will continue until filled. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume.

Please submit all application materials to:
Alyssa Voyles
Director of Student Life
DigiPen Institute of Technology
9931 Willows Road NE
Redmond, WA 98052
Email: alyssa[dot]voyles[at]digipen[dot]edu


Electrical and Computer Engineering, Part-time Faculty

The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department at DigiPen Institute of Technology in Redmond, WA invites applications for part-time faculty.

Position Description:

Interest and ability to teach undergraduate electrical and computer engineering courses and laboratories is essential, and experience with embedded systems and/or programmable logic 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.

DigiPen is a small, private university in Redmond, WA within the Seattle metro area and one of the most rapidly developing 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 M.S. (Ph.D. preferred) 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, programmable logic (e.g., Verilog or VHDL), and/or low level programming is desirable.

Application:

A complete application consists of:

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

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


Assistant Director of Admissions

Position Description

Oversees the admissions process from the point of application through matriculation including assisting in the development of admissions policy and process for existing and new programs for all undergraduate, graduate, non-matriculated, change of major, readmission applicants, and participants in special or partner programs. Additionally, responsible for identifying opportunities to grow and sustain enrollment. Directly manages the Admissions Coordinators. Reports to the Director of Admissions. Position is full-time, exempt.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the integrity of Admissions files, documents, and databases including accuracy and archival.
  • Develops enrollment plan for each academic year including specific communication plans for the various applicant segments (new, readmission, non-matriculated, international, undergraduate etc.)
  • Coordinating the preparation and dissemination of admissions related materials and communications for prospects, applicants, and enrollees
  • A resource for and liaison between the Office of Admissions and other offices/services; works with the Financial Aid Office to coordinate the scholarship strategy for enrollment.
  • Enforces admission requirements and evaluation standards.
  • Works with Director of Outreach to develop events for incoming students and assists with events like Preview Days, Accepted Student Open House, and may assist in representing the school at outreach and recruitment events as needed.
  • Maintains, edits, and develops documents for accepted and enrolled students, incoming student guidebook, website, and other admissions materials, as necessary.
  • Directly manages Admissions staff; responsible for the accurate and timely completion of all duties assigned to those positions as well as the professional development for each.  
  • Evaluate and improve applicant experience during the admissions process.
  • Conduct, evaluate, and report on declined student survey.
  • Directing the effective processing of applications and evaluations; collecting and analyzing applicant data to maintain an excellent applicant experience and conversion and reporting data related to applications and admissions; and overseeing the maintenance of accurate applicant information.
  • Provides oversight for the end of year audit process including audit verification and assignments, closing open applications, delivering audited files to the Office of the Registrar’s Student Record and File Clerk.
  • Provides direction and oversight for the end of year file archival process including the proper destruction of the 7th year of materials, the return of former students to inactive files, and the storing of rubrics, applicant files, and test scores.
  • Oversight for the Contact portion of the CRM – reporting, maintenance, and adoption.
  • Maintain Admissions communication and print archive.
  • Oversight of the completion for evaluation rubric entry, archival, and maintenance.
  • Represents DigiPen to International students through weekly Skype conversations.
  • Back-up for all duties assigned to Admissions staff.

Qualifications

Minimum

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Previous experience working in the admissions office or other student services office of a higher education institution with emphasis on recruitment, applicant assistance, and record maintenance.
  • Computer knowledge of MS Office and proficiency with new technology.
  • Ability to identify and initiate projects.
  • Demonstrated outgoing and enthusiastic personality with well-developed written and spoken communication skills.
  • Superior organizational ability and attention to detail are essential.
  • May need to lift up to 50lbs.

Preferred

  • Knowledge or interest in the fields of video game development, animation, or computer engineering is highly desired.
  • Experience with International transcripts a plus.

Send a cover letter and resume to Danial Powers (dpowers(at)digipen(dot)edu) and explain why you are a good fit for this position. Please do not send a generic cover letter. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered.


Admissions Coordinator

Position Description

DigiPen Institute of Technology's (DIT) Office of Admissions is currently seeking an Admissions Coordinator to work with the Admissions Team to assist our incoming students in reaching their educational goals. The Admissions team assists all domestic and international undergraduate, graduate, non-matriculated, change of majors, and readmission applicants. The team also maintains the integrity of the admissions files and upholds admissions requirements across all applicant-types. Reports to the Director Of Admissions. Position is full-time.

Our Admissions Coordinator will have the following qualities:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Enjoy alphabetizing and preparing paperwork
  • Have a positive, outgoing attitude

Specific Responsibilities

  • Print new applications on a daily basis and make initial contact within 48 hours of application date to acknowledge application and clarify requirements
  • Create new application files as needed
  • Encourage new applicants to complete their applications within our predefined time frame
  • Proactively call and email applicants who have not completed their applications within our time frame to encourage them, extend application timeline, or cancel application
  • Ensure that students submit official documentation in all cases necessary
  • Ensure that all required documents are received and filed accurately
  • Maintain all correspondence emails that are sent to applicants as acknowledgement for the receipt of their application, follow-up correspondence, and special notices - specifically pre-decision
  • Cancel applications as necessary for non-responsive, or uninterested applicants
  • Help maintain the integrity of Admissions files, documents, and databases
  • Record received documentation in the student record system and files in applicant file
  • Communicate and correspond with applicants through email and telephone
  • Assist with events like Orientation, Fall Preview Day, the Accepted Student Open House, and may assist in representing the school at outreach and recruitment events as needed
  • Assist with Admissions school tours and visits as needed
  • Fulfill t-shirt orders for enrolled students
  • Assist in moderating the incoming student Facebook group
  • Responsible for ensuring admissions voicemail messages are answered promptly
  • Responsible for processing and mailing appropriate pre-decision marketing materials
  • Assist with the maintenance for the integrity of Admissions files, documents, and databases including ensuring accuracy and archival
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Computer knowledge of MS Office and proficiency with new technology
  • Ability to identify and initiate projects
  • Demonstrated outgoing and enthusiastic personality with well-developed written and spoken communication skills
  • Superior organizational ability and attention to detail are essential
  • May need to lift up to 50lbs.

Preferred

  • At least one year previous experience working in the admissions office or other student services office of a higher education institution, with an emphasis on student recruitment.
  • Knowledge or interest in the fields of video game development, animation, or computer engineering is highly desired.
  • Experience with International transcripts a plus.

Compensation

  • Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Consideration for the position will continue until filled. Send a cover letter and resume to Danial Powers (dpowers(at)digipen(dot)edu) and explain why you are a good fit for this position. Please do not send a generic cover letter. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered. Qualified applicants will be contacted for an initial phone interview.


Student Records and File Clerk

Position Description

The Student Records and File Clerk position will provide general administrative support to the Office of the Registrar department. Reports to the Associate Registrar. Position is part-time (20 hours per week), non-exempt.

Essential Functions

  • Enrollment verification
  • Process transcript requests
  • Manage student documents and files
  • Audit active/inactive student files
  • Data entry for Office of the Registrar
  • Manage academic records
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Computer knowledge of MS Office and proficiency with new technology
  • Ability to adhere to the college’s rules of confidentiality
  • Willing to provide outstanding customer service
  • Ability to communicate effectively and willingness to problem solve
  • Ability to work independently and follow standardized practices and/or methods meticulously
  • Ability to prioritize work
  • May need to lift up to 40lbs.
  • Job related experience with increasing levels of responsibility is desired

Working Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: standing and/or walking for significant periods of time during the day; some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some stooping, kneeling, and/or crouching; verbal communication for significant periods of time during the day.

Compensation

  • To be determined.

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and at least one personal reference to:
Email: asuka[at]digipen[dot]edu

Please put "Student Records and File Clerk" in the subject line of your email.



Adjunct Lecturer, Mathematics

Position Description

DigiPen Institute of Technology is a Redmond, WA based college that uses a unique hands-on, project-based curriculum, designed to reinforce core academic and foundational coursework in the areas of computer engineering, software development, sound design, production animation, and game design. The Mathematics curriculum at DigiPen is central in laying strong academic foundations, applied throughout the Computer Science curriculum.

The Department of Mathematics at DigiPen invites applications for an Adjunct Lecturer position, starting: Summer 2017. Responsibilities include teaching classes typically at freshman, or sophomore level.

Qualifications

Minimum

  • A Master's Degree in Mathematics or a closely related field is required
  • Engaging teaching style (demonstrated via a sample lecture

Preferred

  • PhD in Mathematics or a closely related field is preferred
  • Teaching experience is an advantage

For more information about the position, please contact:
Barnabas Bede
Mathematics Department Chair
Email: bbede[at]digipen[dot]edu


Assistant Professor, Physics Department

DigiPen Institute of Technology, Redmond

DigiPen Institute of Technology is a Redmond, WA based college that uses a unique hands-on, project-based curriculum designed to reinforce core academic and foundational coursework in the areas of computer engineering, software development, sound design, production animation, and game design.

The Department of Physics invites applications for a full-time faculty position. The position begins August, 2017 and is subject to budget availability. The appointment is expected at the assistant professor rank, but candidates with exceptional qualifications may be considered for appointment at the rank of associate professor.

Responsibilities & Qualifications:

The physics department offers required courses and advanced electives in support of all degree programs at the DigiPen Institute of Technology.

As such, candidates will:

  • Have a Ph.D. by the job start date.
  • Be committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship.
  • Be able to relate course material to life experience.
  • Understand applications of physics in simulation.
  • Pursue related research interests.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Application Procedure:

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

  • Letter of formal application addressing your experience and qualification.
  • Statement of teaching philosophy and style.
  • Curriculum vitae, including list of courses taught.
  • Three references with name, address, email, and telephone contact information.

Please submit all application materials to:
Dr. Erik Mohrmann
Chair, Department of Physics
DigiPen Institute of Technology
9931 Willows Rd, Redmond WA 98052
(emohrman[at]digipen[dot]edu)


Assistant Professor/Lecturer of Digital Art:
CG Environment

DigiPen Institute of Technology, Redmond

DigiPen Institute of Technology is a Redmond, WA based college that uses a unique hands-on, project-based curriculum designed to reinforce core academic and foundational coursework in the areas of computer engineering, software development, sound design, production animation, and game design.

The Department of Digital Arts invites applications for a full-time faculty position. The position begins August 2017 and is subject to budget availability. The appointment is expected at the assistant professor rank, but candidates with exceptional qualifications may be considered for appointment at the rank of associate professor.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MFA degree in art or media related field.
  • Teaching experience and/or demonstrated training experience.
  • Extensive professional experience in art.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in art or media related field.
  • Relevant industry experience is desirable.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • At least 4 years experience modeling and texturing environments in the role of Environment Artist in a game or cinematic team.
  • Highly proficient in lighting and rendering in Maya.
  • Exceptional skills in modeling and texturing hard and organic surfaces.
  • Artistically and technically competent in shader creation techniques.
  • Very proficient artistically and technically in Photoshop.
  • Proficient in digital sculpting.
  • A portfolio showing exceptional CG environment creation.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills.

Key Activities:

  • Lecture and teach in a classroom setting on a daily basis.
  • Teach fundamentals and advanced topics in environment modeling, texturing and lighting using Maya, Photoshop, Substance Painter.
  • Provide artistic and technical support for 3D environment creation workflow.
  • Provide creative direction and criticism to students on assignments. This can include environment design, modeling techniques and workflow, UV unwrap tools and strategies, texture creation, meaningful lighting, shading and rendering solutions.
  • Teach problem solving – students need to constantly strive via research to optimize, fix and enhance an effective CG production pipeline.
  • Study and maintain an understanding of current trends in game and cinematic animation.
  • Work closely with CG and traditional art faculty to develop an ongoing and constantly improving curriculum that reflects industry trends.
  • Organize and manage time efficiently for multiple classes.
  • Grade, critique and input assignment data on a weekly basis.
  • Act in the capacity of an academic advisor for students.

Compensation:

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and education.

Application:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants must submit:

  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Link to your website showcasing your portfolio

Please submit all application materials to Alain Schneuwly (alain[at]digipen[dot]edu) with the subject line "DigiPen CG Environment Lecturer."


Part-time Physics Instructor

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.

Contact

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.


DigiPen Singapore Senior Lecturer and Lecturer Positions, Department of Game Software Design and Production

Position Description

Senior Lecturer and Lecturer positions in the Department of Game Software Design and Production, DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore. We expect to make an appointment at both Senior Lecturer and Lecturer levels.

Location: Singapore Campus
Starting Date:
Immediate

Qualifications

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

Previous industry experience in game design and production on multiple platforms is required. The ideal candidate would have technical knowledge and skills to teach a broad range of subjects related to game design and production. Development experience in games and/or VR/AR using middleware such as UDK/Unity and expertise in programming and/or scripting languages such as C, C++, C#, or JavaScript is a plus. A commitment to teaching excellence and scholarship is expected.

Responsibilities

Teach game design and development related courses in Bachelor of Computer Science and Game Design and Bachelor of Arts in 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 positions are 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:

Prasanna Ghali
Dean of Faculty and Academic Affairs
Email: pghali[at]digipen[dot]edu
Subject line: "Senior Lecturer, Department of Game Software Design and Production", or "Lecturer, Department of Game Software Design and Production"


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