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.


Student Success Advisor & Coordinator for Tutoring Services

Advising students in the following degree programs: Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Art and Animation, Master of Fine Arts in Digital Arts, Bachelor of Arts in Music and Sound Design, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Digital Audio

Position Description

Reports directly to the Director of Student Success. Position is responsible for providing academic advising services to students, meeting with Program Directors, overseeing Tutoring Services and Supplemental Instruction, and creating academic success resources for students.

Scope

This position manages or contributes to the following areas: satisfactory academic progress, early warning, academic advising, first-year experience, and retention.

Duties - Student Success Advisor

  • Provide academic advising and one-on-one coaching sessions for BFA, MFA, BA MSD, and BS CS DA students (course planning, academic success skills, etc.) to ensure a smooth transition to the Institute
  • Respond to Early Warning system notifications submitted by faculty to provide timely feedback to students about their academic progress, to identify students in need of academic success strategies, and to refer to students for academic skills assistance, including tutoring, counseling, and/or career guidance
  • Develop and teach academic success workshops (how to accept criticism, time management, study skills, etc)
  • Meet with program directors and department chairs to discuss sequence updates, 5-year plans, and changes to programs
  • Maintain accurate student advising records using "Who’s Next?"
  • Develop academic plans with Academic Warning students and provide continued follow-up during the semester
  • Provide academic advising to students on course selection, 5-year plans, and change of major
  • Respond to parent/guardian questions, while maintaining FERPA compliancy
  • Attend professional development activities and conferences related to students and academic development

Duties - Tuition Services Coordinator

  • Recruit, identify, hire, train, and evaluate student Tutors and Supplemental Instruction leaders
  • Coordinate communication to academic departments and student body about services offered through the Academic Support Lab
  • Communicate with tutoring staff to ensure quality of service being provided to campus community and make changes as necessary
  • Collect and analyze data from tutoring sessions to determine program effectiveness and future planning
  • Collaborate with program directors, department chairs, and faculty to provide academic and curriculum updates to tutors
  • Coordinate student staff training with Student Affairs student leadership positions and collaborate with respective supervisors
  • Maintain tutor hours and track monthly salary expenditures to make projections on the overall yearly budget for tutor salaries

Shared Responsibilities

  • Teach COL 101 course for first year students and present skills for transitioning to college and academic success
  • Represent Student Affairs at interdepartmental events (Admissions Information sessions, Family Weekend, Commencement, Housing move-in/move-out, Career Services, etc.)

Ability to:

  • Communicate effectively through verbal, writing, and electronic means
  • Train and direct the work of others
  • Follow and give oral and written instructions
  • Maintain working relationships with all employees and students
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population
  • Read, comprehend, follow, and create policies governing Academic Advising
  • Maintain a professional demeanor and environment that is welcoming to all students and staff members
  • Have considerable manual dexterity (typing, filing, etc.)

Knowledge of:

  • Academic advising practices
  • Academic success skills
  • Microsoft Office

Qualifications

Minimum

  • Master's degree in higher education, social work, or other related field
  • At least 1 - 2 years experience working in student affairs or similar department in higher education
  • Knowledge of student success skills for studying, time management, and academic goal setting
  • Knowledge of, and adherence to, FERPA regulations
  • Experience using a student record system

Preferred

  • More than two years experience working in student affairs, or similar department, in higher education

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

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

Please submit your resume and cover letter to:
Karen McCray
kmccray[at]digipen[dot]edu


Mental Health Counselor - FTE

DigiPen Institute of Technology

DigiPen Institute of Technology, in Redmond, Washington, is seeking an enthusiastic and pro-active individual who is committed to student success and wellness to join the Student Affairs team as a full-time Mental Health Counselor.

Position Description:

Reporting to the Director of Counseling and Disability Support Services, the Counselor is responsible for providing and coordinating counseling services to students. The Counselor also teaches College 101 to educate students in career planning, study skills, and being successful in college. The Counselor serves as a resource person at the Institute for students; works with faculty, staff, community organizations and the general public to meet the needs of students.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Providing short-term individual mental health counseling to DigiPen students
  • Providing mental health resources to students and instructors
  • Maintaining up-to-date client files and records in the Counseling Center
  • Coordinating appointments with students
  • Consulting with instructors and Administrative staff regarding their concerns about students
  • Educating instructors and administrative staff about mental health issues
  • Collecting feedback and data about the use of the Counseling Center
  • Crisis intervention
  • Attending professional development courses/workshops
  • Assisting in events and programs offered by the Student Affairs Department
  • Teaches College 101 course
  • Other duties as assigned

Organizational Relationships

The Counselor reports to the Director of the Counseling and Disability Services. The Counseling Center is part of the Student Affairs Department. This position interacts frequently with students, staff, faculty, administrators and community professionals concerning needs of students.

Qualifications:

Minimum

  • Master's degree in clinical psychology, social work, or related field required.
  • Completion of clinical practicum placements, internship, and at least six years of post-degree clinical service.
  • Currently licensed for independent clinical practice in the State of Washington. Accepted licensures include LICSW, LMHC, and LMFT.
  • Skill in counseling modalities such as cognitive behavioral therapy, brief therapy, and motivational interviewing.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse individuals in terms of identity and clinical presentation.
  • Well-developed skills in therapy, assessment, and written and oral communication.
  • Experience in a college counseling center in the United States for at least two years.
  • At least 5 years of experience providing crisis intervention in a clinical setting.
  • Teaching and training experience in higher education.
  • Experience designing flyers, newsletters, and other promotional materials.
  • Experience providing counseling services to college students with disabilities and at-risk populations.
  • Experience working with Student Affairs Department to plan and execute outreach programs.
  • Knowledge, skills and experience working with international students.
  • Able to work effectively in a team.

Desired

  • Experience working with students with autism spectrum disorders and students with learning disabilities.
  • Demonstrated creativity, flexibility and proven interpersonal skills.
  • Experience working with veterans.

Compensation:

  • DOE

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

Expected start date is 02/02/17.

Please submit all application materials to:
Kay Widmer
Director of Counseling and Disability Support Services
DigiPen Institute of Technology
9931 Willows Road NE
Redmond, WA 98052
Email: kwidmer[at]digipen[dot]edu


Resident Director, Coordinator of Conduct and Residential Life

DigiPen Housing, L.L.C.

Position Description:

Exempt, Full-Time, Reports to Director of Housing and Residential Life

The basic function of the Resident Director, Coordinator of Conduct and Residential Life is to support the Residence Life program, including paraprofessional staff selection and training, hall programming, occupancy (~250 residents), conflict mediation, maintenance, judicial affairs, off-campus housing, residential programming and to teach the First Year Experience course.

Primary Responsibilities:

Advising and Supervision

  • Oversee the health and safety of all residents within the DigiPen Housing
  • Teach first year seminar, COL 101, in the Fall and/or Spring semester(s)
  • Oversee Resident Assistant duty schedule to ensure active duty hours
  • Advise DigiPen Housing Council
  • Coordinate Resident Assistant trainings and All-Housing Meetings
  • Supervise 6 Resident Assistants

Community Development

  • Act as a liaison between residential apartments, main campus and municipalities
  • Assist with the mediation of roommate conflicts
  • Assist Resident Assistants with monthly programming expectations
  • Coordinate large scale Housing programming efforts (Friends & Family Weekend, opening events, end-of-year events)

Student Responsibility and Safety

  • Serve as first level of contact for all resident concerns
  • Report all incidents to Director of Housing and Student Life within 24 hours
  • Coordinate DigiPen Housing LLC Conduct & IR Reporting processes
  • Serve as Judicial Officer, enforce resident code of conduct and issue appropriate sanctions
  • Participate in the on-call duty rotation, including holidays and school closures
  • Maintain close relationships with Department of Student Life and Retention, Career Services, Disability Support Services, Counseling, and Student Success Advisors

Facility and Key Management

  • Assist with all opening and closing of residential apartments
  • Assist with roommate matching and placement
  • Assist with monthly health and safety checks
  • Assist with the management of DigiPen Housing key boxes, key copies, and checkout process as needed

Administrative Duties

  • Abide by policies and procedures outlined in Resident Director Handbook
  • Assist with housing application and placement questions
  • Coordinate room changes and paperwork throughout the year
  • Sit on at least one departmental or DigiPen staff committee
  • Promote efforts to identify at-risk residents and enhance retention initiatives
  • Respond to housing inquiries via walk-in, phone, and email within 24-48 hours
  • Assist with large-scale Student Affairs programming efforts (New Student Orientation, Career Fair, Halloween programming, etc)

Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Required

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Highly motivated to work with undergraduate first year students
  • Have at least one year of on-campus living experience
  • Computer knowledge of MS Office and proficiency with new technology
  • Ability to identify and initiate projects that will enhance the quality of life for all DigiPen Housing, L.L.C residents
  • Demonstrated outgoing and enthusiastic personality with well-developed written and spoken communication skills
  • Current valid driver's license and dependable transportation/personal vehicle
  • Superior organizational ability is essential
  • May need to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Successful completion of ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) within 3 months of employment (DigiPen will pay or reimburse for the training)

Preferred

  • Master's degree in Higher Education or related field highly desirable
  • One year of professional or paraprofessional residence life experience
  • One year of previous professional experience in a residence life or other student services office, with an emphasis on student conduct, activities, or advising
  • Knowledge or interest in the fields of video game development, animation, or computer engineering
  • Experience designing and leading trainings and/or workshops for student leaders.

Compensation:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Housing benefits (1 bedroom apartment and utilities including: electricity, heat, water and internet)

Consideration for the position will continue until filled. Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume. The cover letter must include what you believe to be the biggest challenges to building community in an apartment style residential program and how you would face those challenges.

Please submit all application materials to:
DJ Kelly-Quattrocchi
Director of Housing and Residential Life
DigiPen Institute of Technology
9931 Willows Road NE
Redmond, WA 98052
Email: dj[dot]kellyquattrocchi[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."


Program Support Coordinator, K-12

DigiPen Institute of Technology, Redmond

Job Description

DigiPen Institute of Technology is searching for an energetic administrative professional to join us on our mission to lead Kindergarten through high school students on a pathway to careers in arts and sciences. Each year, we work with thousands of students as they participate in our engaging programs that teach computer science, game design, art and animation, engineering, and music and sound design. This full-time entry level position is the perfect opportunity for someone looking to work with kids and their families, and is ideal for a self-starter who embraces challenges as opportunities. No technology experience is required but must absolutely have a positive "can do" attitude!

Required Skills/Attributes:

  • Previous experience working in customer service or other client-facing roles.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated with ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively.
  • Technical proficiency in MS Office and willingness to learn new programs.
  • Must have reliable transportation.

Preferred Skills/Attributes:

  • Associates Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Background or experience working in field of education.
  • Interest in the fields of video game development, animation or computer engineering.

Location/Compensation

This position is located in Redmond, WA; salary is $30,000 - $34,000 DOE.

Application

Deadline for application is November 1, 2016, or until the position is filled. Interested applicants must submit:

  • Cover letter telling us how and why you meet or exceed the qualifications listed above.
  • Current résumé

Please submit all application materials to: pfmanagers[at]digipen[dot]edu.


Financial Aid Administrator

DigiPen Institute of Technology, Redmond

Job Description:

DigiPen's Financial Aid Office is looking for an energetic and motivated individual to become part of our wonderful financial aid team, who is committed to providing excellent financial aid services to DigiPen students, prospective students, and their families. The Financial Aid Administrator plays a central role in advising students and families in funding options for their education by evaluating their financial needs. In addition, this candidate will be responsible for accurately awarding and maintaining current student financial packaging by document collection, follow-up, and processing files. This candidate is well-rounded and thrives in a fast paced atmosphere.

Responsibilities:

  • Customer Service
    • Support DigiPen retention and graduation goals.
    • Serve as the first point of contact for students answering inbound calls and responding to emails. Heavy phone and email volume daily.
    • Utilize available resources (Personal knowledge base, student handbook, internal systems, etc.)
    • Accurately track all interactions with students and financial aid documents within our student records systems, including any issues which require escalation.
    • Identify and escalate priority issues to the appropriate resources as defined by business practices.
  • Financial Aid
    • Input and process aid applications to ensure compliance with all state, federal and institutional regulations.
    • General counseling of students on Federal, State and Institutional financial aid as well as loan options.
    • Follow up on student inquiries regarding financial aid process to ensure that aid is packaged and disbursed to their account.
    • Understand and communicate the award policies and procedures and how it affects the student.
    • Research and understand the verification process, professional judgments, and C-codes.
    • Assist with monthly information sessions, open house, financial literacy workshops and College 101 courses.
    • Other duties as assigned.
  • Student Accounts
    • Understanding of math, finance, computers and DigPen's billing cycles.
    • Research student records and provide detailed information regarding tuition and fees, payment plans, etc.
    • Comply with DigiPen, State and Federal regulations and procedures.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1-3 years customer/student service experience.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be comfortable working with others over the telephone, have a clear speaking voice and a professional and personable demeanor.
  • Perform daily responsibilities in a professional, friendly and efficient manner.
  • Must be self-motivated and willing to seek out new challenges and information.
  • Able to work independently as well as collaboratively as a team member, communicating concerns and bringing resolution to issues.
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office tools, specifically advanced Excel features and Outlook.
  • Must be punctual; be able to work with constant interruptions and pressure of deadlines, and willing to work evening and weekends when required.

Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of Federal Financial Aid Regulations.
  • Experience with EdExpress, Quickbooks, ELM, NSLDS, COD a plus.
  • Knowledge of general accounting, tuition and billing procedures a plus.

Compensation:

This will be a full time position. Salary is commensurate with experience. DigiPen offers a competitive benefits package.

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

Application:

Please submit all application materials to:
Trinity Huttner
Director of Financial Aid
DigiPen Institute of Technology
9931 Willows Road NE
Redmond, WA 98052
Email: thuttner[at]digipen[dot]edu


Lecturer in Computer Science/Games

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/Games".


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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