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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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, 2015 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 and 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 Procedures:

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 letters of references with name, address, email, and telephone contact information.

DigiPen Institute of Technology does not discriminate in its educational and employment policies on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national/ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please submit all application materials to:

Dr. Erik Mohrmann
Chair, Department of Physics

DigiPen Institute of Technology
9931 Willows Rd, Redmond WA 98052
Email:  
emohrman@digipen.edu

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"


Music Department Position: Professor of Music and Sound Design

Full-time

The music department at DigiPen Institute of Technology is accepting applications for a full-time faculty position, professor of music and sound design. The appointment begins August 2015 and is subject to budget availability. Academic title will be based on the candidate's credentials and experience.


Required Qualifications
: Successful candidates must have completed a masters
degree in music and be an established game audio professional with a record of
published commercial video game credits.

Principal duties will include:

  1. teaching undergraduate courses and individual instruction in the production of adaptive soundscapes for video games;
  2. teaching undergraduate courses and individual instruction in music composition;
  3. maintaining creative and scholarly activity; and serving the department and the institute in faculty meetings and committees.

To Apply: Interested candidates are asked to send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to Lawrence Schwedler, Music Department Chair, at lschwedler[at]digipen.edu (recommendation letters should be emailed directly by referee to lschwedler@digipen.edu.) Please do not send other supporting materials unless requested to do so. Review of applications will begin immediately.

About DigiPen
DigiPen Institute of Technology is a dedicated, world-renowned leader in education
and research in computer interactive technology. In addition to graduate and
undergraduate degree programs in computer science, digital art and animation, and
game design, DigiPen now offers two degrees in sound design: Bachelor of Arts in
Music and Sound Design
, and Bachelor of Science in Engineering and Sound Design.

The BA in Music and Sound Design is a multidisciplinary program including foundational studies in music, audio technology and engineering, and adaptive sound design for video games. The BS in Engineering and Sound Design is a computer science degree focused on audio programming for video games, digital signal processing, and music technology.


DigiPen is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We strongly encourage
applications from female and under-represented minority candidates.


Full-time Computer Science Department Positions:

Assistant Professor and Lecturer

The computer science department at DigiPen Institute of Technology is accepting applications for two full-time positions starting August 2014: one at the level of assistant professor and another at the lecturer level. Applicants for the assistant professor level should have a Ph.D. in computer science or closely related field. Specializations in networking, databases, or distributed computing are desired. Lecturer level applicants should have an MS in computer science or closely related field; industry experience is desired.

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

  • Letter of formal application addressing how your experience and education qualifies you to the position.
  • Brief statement describing your teaching philosophy and style.
  • Resume of all educational and professional experience including a list of courses taught.
  • Copies of college and university diplomas and transcripts.
  • Three professional references with names, addresses, email address, and telephone numbers.

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. Dmitri Volper
Chair of Faculty Search Committee
DigiPen Institute of Technology
9931 Willows Road Redmond WA 98052

Email: dvolper[at]digipen.edu



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.