About Employment At DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore

DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore 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:


Assistant or Associate Professor, Computer Science Department

Position Description

The Computer Science Department at DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore, is accepting applications for a full-time position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor/Lecturer. Applicants must have a graduate degree in Computer Science or closely related field (Ph.D. is preferred.)

Specializations in computer graphics, networking, databases, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and user experience design 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. The teaching responsibilities will be primarily focused on the Singapore campus. Faculty may spend not more than one semester of time at the Redmond campus in Washington, USA, as a part of training and professional development. 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 the address below. Include "[DigiPen (Singapore) Faculty Job]" in the beginning of the subject line.

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


 

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

Campus: DigiPen (Singapore)

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.

Starting Date: Immediate

Qualifications: Bachelor or higher degree. 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:

singapore-jobs[at]digipen[dot]edu
Subject line:
"Senior Lecturer, Department of Game Software Design and Production", or "Lecturer, Department of Game Software Design and Production"


 

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.

Campus: DigiPen (Singapore)

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:

singapore-jobs[at]digipen[dot]edu
Subject line: "Lecturer, Department of Computer Science"


 

Assistant Professor / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Description: Full-time Lecturer in Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore. We expect to make an appointment at the Assistant Professor / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer level, although more senior candidates will also be considered.

Campus: DigiPen (Singapore)

Starting Date: Immediate

Qualifications: At least Masters or PHD (preferred) in Electrical Engineering / Computer Engineering or a closely related field.  Candidates are expected to have teaching interests in subjects such as Computer Architecture, Embedded Systems, Control Systems and Robotics.  Candidates are expected to have at least 4 years of relevant industrial experience, especially in fields of electrical/computer engineering.  Candidates with practical experience in embedded software development using C/C++.

Responsibilities:  While teaching some combination of the above subjects as determined by the selected candidate's unique synthesis of interests, he/she is also expected to teach introductory computer / electrical engineering courses. Other responsibilities include program coordination, practical project development, 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, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research philosophy, 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[at]digipen[dot]edu
Subject line "Full-time Assistant Professor / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer of Electrical/Computer Engineering"


Senior Systems Administrator [Full-Time]

Location: Singapore Campus

Starting Date: Immediate

Qualifications: 

  • At least 10 years of experience in system implementation is preferred.
  • Solid understanding of Linux / Unix administration
  • Working knowledge of Debian/Ubuntu Linux and FreeBSD.
  • Working knowledge of Cisco and HP managed switches.
  • Strong knowledge in one or more scripting languages including perl, php, ruby, bash, and others.
  • Familiarity with any of DigiPen's core technologies including: OpenLDAP, CfEngine, XenServer, Nagios, MySQL, Samba, Apache, MooseFS, Moodle, Nginx, HAProxy, Subversion, Bacula, Muster, rendering software (3d Max and Maya), CUPS, IP telephony systems, and more.
  • The ability to compose technical documents in an easily accessible format.
  • Excellent problem solving skills, and the ability to apply those skills in support of DigiPen's global systems.
  • The ability to work responsibly with or without direct supervision.
  • Willingness and ability to learn.

Responsibilities:

The primary role for this technical position is being responsible for the configuration and support of all IT services at DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore. This includes system implementation, server administration, application deployment, service maintenance, and troubleshooting in an academic environment.

  • Participate in the specification, design, deployment, and support of all current and future IT services.
  • Participate in the implementation of new technology, including related testing and system update activities.
  • Identify process improvements and work with the local IT team to implement them; including identification and resolution of persistent or recurring problems.
  • Assist with the installation and expansion of IT equipment as required.
  • Provide support for DigiPen (Singapore) employees as required.
  • Provide support for non-office hours events as required.

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, and curriculum vitae. Electronic submission is required with documents in either Word or PDF format attached to an email sent to:

singapore-jobs[at]digipen[dot]edu
Subject line "Senior Systems Administrator"


Computer Science Instructor
Department of Continuing Education

Description: Full-time Computer Science Instructor in Department of Continuing Education, with a dual appointment as a faculty in the Department of Computer Science, DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore.

Campus: DigiPen (Singapore)

Starting Date: Immediate

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Masters in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a closely related field.
  • Good knowledge of software development fundamentals and software development process.
  • Good general programming skills and software debugging skills especially in C and/or C++ programming. Preferred advanced skills in C++.
  • Have teaching interests involving interactions between computer science and interactive digital entertainment, especially in subjects of interest such as real-time computer graphics simulation, mobile graphics and game development.
  • Must have 4 years of Instructional and industry experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide a learning experience that links formal learning with practical applications.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Responsibilities: 

  • Assess training needs for organizations in software engineering and programming.
  • Design, develop and deliver software engineering and programming workshops tailored to specific organizations and employers.
  • Liaising with other organizations and employers to organize and promote workshops.
  • Develop and conduct on-campus and off-campus workshops for school students.

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, statement of teaching philosophy, 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:

singapore-jobs[at]digipen[dot]edu
Subject line: "Computer Science Instructor, Department of Continuing Education"


 

Lecturer in Computer Science/Game

Campus: Keimyung University, Daegu, South Korea

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:

Mr. David Ly
Chairperson and Program Manager
Game Department Faculty
Email: dly[at]digipen[dot]edu
Subject line: "Lecturer in Computer Science/Game"


DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore does not discriminate in its educational and employment policies on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national/ethnic origin, sex, or age.

About DigiPen Institute of Technology:
DigiPen Institute of Technology is a global leader in game development education. As the first school in the world to offer a bachelor's degree in game development, DigiPen has advanced the game industry for more than two decades by empowering students to become world-class programmers, engineers, designers, and artists. Located in Redmond, Washington, with branch campuses in Singapore and Bilbao, Spain, DigiPen offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in video game development, 3D animation, and computer simulation, as well as youth programs and Continuing Education and Training courses. DigiPen students have won more awards at the prestigious Independent Games Festival than those of any other school, and graduates have gone on to create ground-breaking games like Valve Software's Portal series. To learn more, visit www.digipen.edu.

About DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore:

DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore ("the Institute") is a branch campus of DigiPen Institute of Technology in Redmond, Washington. The Institute opened its doors in 2008 at the invitation of Singapore's Economic Development Board (EDB) to help grow the country's interactive digital media industry. In 2010, in a move supported by the Ministry of Education (MOE), the Institute began collaborating with the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT), now approved as Singapore's fifth public university, to provide pathways for polytechnic graduates to pursue a degree at DigiPen. In 2011, the Institute was granted accreditation by ACCSC as a branch campus of the main college located in Redmond, Washington, USA, and in 2013, the Institute began accepting 'A' level and IB students.  DigiPenís Singapore Campus offers degree programs in video game development, 3D animation, and computer simulation through the Singapore Institute of Technology.

For more information, visit singapore.digipen.edu.