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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.


Senior Lecturer

Department of Computer Science

Campus: DigiPen (Singapore)

We expect to make an appointment at the Senior Lecturer level or higher, in commensuration with the candidates’ prior experience. Candidates holding Ph.D. will be considered for the Assistant Professor positions.

Educational and Experience Requirements:

Candidates are expected to meet all the following requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Computer Science or a closely related field.
  • At least 4 years of professional, non-academic experience as a software engineer or in a closely related role.
  • Strong background in one of the following areas of software development:
    • Windows programming (C/C++, WinAPI, WinSock).
    • GPU programing (C/C++, OpenGL; CUDA is an added advantage).
    • Machine learning (Python with scientific libraries, R).
    • Cybersecurity (C/C++, assembler; network and OS administration).
    • Cloud and distributed software development (network technologies, databases, web development; GoLang is an added advantage).
    • Game development (C#, Unity, game AI, VR).
  • Commercial experience in one or more of the programming languages listed above.
  • A commitment to teaching excellence and scholarship is also expected.

Candidates shortlisted for an interview will be tested on their technical expertise in a selected area of software development and will be expected to deliver a demonstration lecture to present their competency in teaching and mastery of the subject.

Responsibilities:

The key responsibilities include teaching undergraduate or Continuing Education courses. Other tasks may include academic advising, undergraduate research advising, curriculum development, institutional service and appropriate scholarly activity.

Please take note that the focus of this role is teaching, and therefore this role may not offer any opportunities for own scientific research or writing and reviewing academic papers.

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 a Word or PDF format attached to an email sent to:

Swavek Wlodkowski
Senior Lecturer and Department Chair for Computer Science
Email: swavek.wlodkowski[at]digipen[dot]edu with the subject line “Full-time Senior Lecturer”

A candidate will be required to present original transcripts and certificates when shortlisted for an interview, or a demonstration lecture session, which is an integral part of the hiring process.


Development Engineer

Provost’s Office

Campus: DigiPen (Singapore)

Description: This is a full-time 1-year contract position as a Trainee Lecturer in DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore. Teaching experience is preferred but not required. Extension of contract or conversion to a permanent position is possible.

Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Computer Science or a closely related field.
  • Candidates must have strong Computer Science foundations and be able to adapt and learn quickly.
  • Industry experience in Computer Science related fields will be preferred.
  • Proficient in one or more of the following programming languages: C89/C90, C++17, C#, Java, GoLang, Python, assembler. C/C++ will be preferred.
  • Exposure to data science, machine learning, advanced 2D/3D graphics programming (OpenGL/DirectX/Vulkan), and low-level or embedded software development is an added advantage.
  • Able to communicate well in English, both oral & written.
  • Fresh graduates are welcome to apply.

Responsibilities:

The responsibilities include assisting lecturers in the conduct of courses, curriculum & content development, workflow automation, and R&D. Depending on the candidate’s background, the candidate may be requested to participate in courses to further expand or improve their technical knowledge to perform duties expected of the role. Other responsibilities may include institutional service, academic administration, 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,
  • Transcript of highest degree earned, and
  • Portfolio showcase (if available).

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

Mr. Howard Sin
Lecturer, Computer Science and Continuing Education
Email: howard.sin[at]digipen[dot]edu

A candidate will be required to present original transcripts and certificates after shortlisted for an interview which is an integral part of the hiring process.


Officer

Career and Alumni Services

Campus: DigiPen (Singapore)

Description: Career and Alumni Services is the primary point of contact between the industry and the school. The department also serves as the bridge between students and companies by providing career consultation and other career related advice to enhance students’ employability.

This department aims to make a difference in the careers of our students and alumni.

The Officer can expect to work closely with other departments and faculty. There will also be frequent meetings and communications with external companies and alumni.

The successful candidate will report to the Manager of Career and Alumni Services.

Duties:

  • Establish networks in various industry sectors to find prospective companies with employment opportunities for our interns and graduates
  • Maintain links and contact with alumni through a variety of platforms
  • Establish and maintain strategic partnerships with new and current partners
  • Oversee and coordinate internship processes
  • Plan and organize career-related activities/ events for current students
  • Oversee and support alumni engagement activities
  • Track the employment of graduates through various means (phone calls, social media, emails, etc.)
  • Comply with accreditation requirements for employment tracking and documentation
  • Derive statistics and analysis from spreadsheets for reporting purposes
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree qualification (in any field), with preferably 1-2 years of relevant working experience
  • Fresh graduates who can show that they have excellent problem solving skills, an ability to multi-task, and are keen to learn are also welcome to apply
  • Great attention to detail, methodical and tenacious
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Proficient in Excel (Pivot Table, Vlookup, filter) and PowerPoint
  • Interest in latest ICT trends

Prior experience in any of the following would be helpful:

  • Recruitment or talent acquisition in a related industry
  • Career counselling
  • Compliance, particularly in record keeping

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

  • Cover letter
  • Resume

Interested applicants, please submit your cover letter and resume to singapore-jobs[at]digipen[dot]edu.


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


Assistant Professor

Department of Mathematics

Campus: DigiPen (Singapore)

Description: Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics, DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore. We expect to make an appointment at the Assistant Professor level (pending approval), although more senior candidates will also be considered.

Educational and Experience Requirements:

Ph.D. (preferred) in Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, or a closely related field with research and teaching interests involving interactions between mathematics, computer science, and interactive digital entertainment. Specific technical areas of interest include linear algebra, computational geometry, geometric algebra (as applied to computer graphics), simulation, splines, and game theory. A commitment to teaching excellence and scholarship is expected.

Masters level candidates with strong industrial experience (especially in any digital entertainment industry) will also be considered.

Responsibilities:

The primary responsibility will be teaching, typically three courses per trimester. The candidate will be expected to teach all the mathematics courses in all the programs we offer. For example, the required mathematics courses in the BSCS RTIS program include linear algebra, calculus or vector calculus, discrete math, and two electives. Electives taught recently include Numerical Analysis, a course on splines, Computational Geometry, Probability and Statistics, and Combinatorial Game Theory. For a complete list of the mathematics classes that might be offered the interested candidate should refer to the Institute’s website. Other responsibilities include academic advising, undergraduate research advising, curriculum development, institutional service and appropriate scholarly activity.

Starting Date: August 2020 (but earlier might be negotiated)

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 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:

Michael Jahn
Department Chair of Mathematics
Email: singapore-jobs[at]digipen[dot]edu
Subject Line: “Assistant Professor of Mathematics”


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.