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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 Professor

Department of Computer Science

Campus: DigiPen (Singapore)

Description: Full-time faculty in Department of Computer Science, DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore. Candidates holding Ph.D. (or near completion) will be considered for this positions.

Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • Ph.D. (or Master’s degree) in Computer Science specialized in Computer Vision or a closely related field.
  • At least 4 years of professional, academic/non-academic experience as a computer vision scientist/engineer/programmer, or in a closely related role.
  • Deep understanding in computer vision concepts: e.g. camera calibration, image/video search, image/video classification/understanding, object detection, segmentation, and tracking, scene understanding, facial analysis, etc.
  • Strong background in machine learning & pattern recognition, deep learning and mathematical optimization, or in a closely related field.
  • Professional experience in one or more of the following tools is a must: C++/Python, OpenCV, deep learning framework such as PyTorch/TensorFlow, etc.
  • Industrial experience in computer vision with IoT, robotics, autonomous vehicle, etc. is an added advantage.
  • A commitment to teaching excellence and scholarship is also expected.

Responsibilities:

The key responsibilities include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, develop/co-develop teaching materials, and mentoring student projects. The candidate may be also expected to teach introductory computer science courses as required. Other responsibilities may include academic advising, research advising, curriculum development, institutional service and appropriate scholarly activity.

Starting Date: Immediate

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

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For a complete application, please email the following documents:

  • 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 Word or PDF format attached to an email with a subject line “Full-time Faculty” and sent to:

Dr. Prabhu NATARAJAN
Assistant Professor in Department of Computer Science
Program Manager for MS in Computer Vision
Email: prabhu.n[at]digipen[dot]edu


Lecturer

Department of Computer Science

Campus: DigiPen (Singapore)

Description: Full-time faculty in Department of Computer Science, DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore. We expect to make an appointment at the Assistant Professor/Lecturer level or higher, commensurate with the candidates’ credentials and prior experience. Candidates holding a Ph.D. (or near completion) will be preferred, but it will not be required.

Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree (or higher) in Computer Science or a closely related field.
  • At least 4 years of professional, non-academic experience as a computer security analyst, programmer, systems engineer, administrator, or a closely related role is a must.
  • Strong background in security engineering, identity and access management (IAM), communication and network security, secure software development, programming and administration of Windows and Linux operating systems, network or cloud software development, or a closely related field is a must.
  • Professional experience in one or more of the following programming languages is a must: C89/C90, C++17, GoLang, Python, assembler.
  • Cybersecurity certification (CISSP, GIAC Security, CISM, SSCP, or similar) is an added advantage.
  • Exposure to data science, machine learning, advanced 2D/3D graphics programming (OpenGL), and low-level or embedded software development is an added advantage.
  • A commitment to teaching excellence and scholarship is also expected.

Responsibilities:

The key responsibilities include teaching undergraduate or Continuing Education courses. Depending on candidate’s expertise and department needs, the courses may be related to information security, administration and programming of operating systems, web technologies, web development, networking, mobile and cloud development, or databases.

The candidate may be also expected to teach introductory computer science courses. Other responsibilities may include academic advising, undergraduate research advising, curriculum development, institutional service, and appropriate scholarly activity.

Starting Date: Immediate

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 the following documents:

  • A letter of interest,
  • Curriculum vitae,
  • Statement regarding teaching philosophy,
  • Transcript of highest degree earned, and
  • Three letters of recommendation.

Electronic submission is required with documents in Word or PDF format attached to an email with a subject line “Full-time Faculty in CS” sent to:

Swavek Wlodkowski
Department Chair for Computer Science
Program Manager for Continuing Education
Email: swavek.wlodkowski[at]digipen[dot]edu

Candidates will be required to present original transcripts and certificates after being shortlisted for an interview or mock lecture session, which are integral to the hiring process.


Lecturer, Adjunct - Interpersonal and Professional Communications

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

Campus: DigiPen (Singapore)

Description: This position calls for passionate and committed individuals who are well versed in the subject area/s of interpersonal and professional communications and must have completed at least 15 credits of study in interpersonal and professional communications at either bachelor’s or master’s level.

Apart from teaching well, they must also be able to inspire our students and contribute to their intellectual growth and development as best as possible.

Responsibilities:

  • The candidate is expected to prepare and deliver lectures, materials and assignments that fit the core objectives and purposes of modules assigned and of the university.
  • He/she to grade all assignments in an accurate and objective manner.
  • He/she to provide feedback and consultation sessions to students on a regular basis to assist them with their learning and successful completion of all assignments and exams.

Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s Degree in Communication Studies (Interpersonal and Professional Communications preferred).
  • Candidates are expected to have at least 3 years teaching experience at a university if possible-details of such experience to be indicated in the resume.

Starting Date: 4 January 2020

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

Application: Interested applicants to send an email of application with copies of the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume - containing a detailed record of name and contact information, educational qualifications, work experience and two referees
  • Identity card, a copy of both sides - if not a particulars page of a passport
  • Bachelor degree certificate, a copy of both sides
  • Bachelor degree transcript, a copy of both sides
  • Master degree certificate, a copy of both sides
  • Master degree transcript, a copy of both sides
  • Letters of recommendation (if any)- only those from one’s superior’s will be considered
  • Course evaluation (if any)

We regret to inform all applicants that incomplete applications will not be considered.

Kindly send all applications with subject line ‘Application for Lecturer, Adjunct- Interpersonal and Professional Communications’ to:

Ms Shanthina Ravindran
Department Chair for Humanities and Social Sciences
Email: singapore-jobs[at]digipen[dot]edu


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. DigiPen’s Singapore Campus offers degree programs in video game development, 3D animation, and computer simulation through the Singapore Institute of Technology.