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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.

Open Staff and Faculty Positions


Assistant Professor / Senior Lecturer

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Campus: DigiPen (Singapore)    
  • Starting Date: Immediate

Description: Full-time faculty position in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE). We expect to make an appointment at the Assistant Professor or Senior Lecturer level, although more senior candidates will also be considered.

Responsibilities:

The candidate is expected to teach topics outlined in the role’s qualifications at an undergraduate level. The candidate may also be required to develop or co-develop teaching and laboratory materials and conduct student assessments. Other responsibilities may include capstone project supervision, subject co-ordination, academic advising, curriculum development, institutional services, and appropriate scholarly activities.

The candidate should have a strong commitment towards teaching excellence. The candidate should have good verbal and written communication skills. In addition, we are looking for a self-driven and responsible individual who is able to work well with the team.

Education and Experience Qualifications:

Ph.D. or a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science or a closely related field. Candidates are expected to have teaching interests in subjects such as computer organization, C/C++ programming, embedded systems, control systems, and robotics. Candidates are expected to have at least 5 years of relevant industrial experience. We expect candidates to be well-versed in the fundamentals of electrical engineering and programming (C/C++).

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

Fong Foo-Hoong
Department Chair
Email: foohoong.fong[at]digipen[dot]edu; singapore-jobs[at]digipen[dot]edu
Subject line: “Full-time Faculty Staff, ECE Department”


Development Engineer

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Campus: DigiPen (Singapore)    
  • Starting Date: Immediate

Description: Full-time Development Engineer in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The role expects candidates to design, develop, and test embedded / mechatronics systems, as well as support faculty and mentor undergraduate students.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, development, testing, and evaluation of embedded and mechatronics systems, including circuits design, PCB fabrication/assembly, firmware design, and mechatronics system integration.
  • Mentoring student projects and assisting in lab teaching.
  • Managing lab facilities.

Education and Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechatronics, or a closely related field.
  • A minimum of 1-2 years of relevant work experience is required. Fresh graduates who have strong project experiences and a passionate interest in learning are also welcome.
  • The candidate is expected to be well-versed in embedded software and hardware design.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are needed.

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, electronic submission is required.

Please send an email attaching a resume and the transcript of the highest degree earned. Clearly indicate the position that you apply for. The email should be sent to:

Fong Foo-Hoong
Department Chair
Email: foohoong.fong[at]digipen[dot]edu; singapore-jobs[at]digipen[dot]edu
Subject line: “Application: Development Engineer in ECE dept.”


Adjunct Faculty - Psychology

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Campus: DigiPen (Singapore)    
  • Starting Date: Sept 2022

Description: This position calls for passionate and committed individuals who are well versed in the subject area of psychology. 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:

  • Prepare and deliver lectures, materials, and assignments that fit the core objectives and purposes of the module and of the school.
  • Grade all assignments in an accurate and objective manner.
  • 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.
  • The candidate must work well with other adjunct faculty.

Education and Experience Qualifications:

  • Both a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in psychology are required. These degrees must include study of subjects such as cognitive psychology and behavioral psychology.
  • Must have at least 3 years of experience teaching at a university. Details of such experience must be indicated in the resume.

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, electronic submission is required. Please include the following:

  • Cover letter.
  • Resume. Must contain a detailed record of name and contact information, educational qualifications, work experience, and the contact details of two references.
  • Identity card, both sides. If not, please use a passport.
  • Bachelor’s degree certificate, both sides.
  • Bachelor’s degree transcript, of both sides.
  • Master’s degree certificate, both sides.
  • Master’s degree transcript, both sides.
  • Letters of recommendation, if any. Only those from a superior will be considered.
  • Evaluation of your teaching, if any. Only those conducted by the schools that you taught at will be considered.

Only applications that contain all of the required documents will be considered and incomplete applications will be disregarded. Please email these documents to the school using the following information:

Ms. Shanthina Ravindran
Department Chair for Humanities and Social Sciences and Principal Lecturer for Humanities and Social Sciences
Email: singapore-jobs[at]digipen[dot]edu
Subject line: “Adjunct Faculty Staff – Psychology”


Assistant/Associate Professor

Department of Computer Science

  • Campus: DigiPen (Singapore)    
  • Starting Date: Immediate

Description: Full-time Assistant Professor in Department of Computer Science, DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore. We expect to make an appointment at the Assistant Professor Level or higher, commensurate with the candidate’s academic credentials and prior experience.

Responsibilities: Teaching is the main responsibility for the potential candidate. While teaching some combination of the above subjects as determined by the selected candidate’s unique synthesis of interests, they are also expected to teach general computer science subjects (such as operating systems, data structures, design, and analysis of algorithms) at the university level. Other responsibilities include academic advising, undergraduate research advising, curriculum development, institutional service, and appropriate scholarly activity.

Education and Experience Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a closely related field.
  • At least 4 years of industry or research experience in the field of study or closely related areas.
  • Strong background in one or more following areas: C/C++ programming, Computer Vision, Computer Graphics, Computer Architectures, Data Analysis, Distributed Computation, Cyber Security.
  • Work/Teaching experience, or exposure to one or more following areas: AI, machine learning, computer vision, data science, image processing, etc.
  • 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, 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 and sent to:

Email: singapore-jobs[at]digipen[dot]edu with a subject line “Full-time Assistant / Associate Professor”


Teaching Associate

Academic Support Center

  • Campus: DigiPen (Singapore)    
  • Starting Date: Immediate

Responsibilities: The candidate is expected to help and guide students with their game software projects. The candidate may also be required to develop or co-develop teaching materials.

Other responsibilities may include support for various project development milestones, from play testing to validating milestone rubrics and various game programming support.

The candidate must have good verbal and written communication skills. In addition, we are looking for a self-driven and responsible individual who can work well with the team.

Education and Experience Qualifications: Bachelors in Computer Science and no experience required for this contract and full-time position. Candidate must have extensive knowledge building custom game engines, engine architecture in C++, 2D and/or 3D applications, and can translate this knowledge into practical examples in the labs and be able to support students working on their projects.

Appropriate software expertise may include Microsoft Visual Studio, OpenGL, utilization of a GUI library, etc., as relevant to their area of experience. Experience operating within various production processes such as Scrum and Agile are also a plus.

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

Application: Electronic submission is required with documents in either Word or PDF format attached. Please email a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and all your educational transcripts to:

Email: ehosry[at]digipen[dot]edu and singapore-jobs[at]digipen[dot]edu with subject line “Full-time Teaching Associates”


Lecturer/ Assistant Professor, Game Software Design and Production

Department of Game Software Design and Production

  • Location: Petaling Jaya, Selengor, Malaysia     
  • Starting Date: May 2022

Description: Full-time Lecturer/Assistant Professor in the Department of Game Software Design and Production. We expect to make an appointment at the Lecturer level or higher commensurate with the candidate’s academic credential and prior experience.

Responsibilities: The ideal candidate will provide instruction in topics related to project management and mentor team-based projects. Refer to our Course Catalogs for a complete list of courses. Other responsibilities include academic advising, undergraduate research advising, curriculum development, institutional service, and appropriate scholarly activity.

Education and Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 4+ years of experience, or a terminal degree, and knowledge within the game industry
  • Strong grasp of fundamentals of 2D and/or 3D game development
  • Strong understanding of team dynamics, team organization, and team communication
  • Ability to provide quality feedback, practical work solutions, and instruction in 2D and 3D game development
  • Ability to communicate the art, audio, design and programming team’s roles, tasks, and expectations
  • Ability to teach specific game engine programming and software development skills within the game environment
  • Working knowledge of game design fundamentals and best practices
  • Working knowledge of a broad range of game development tools
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering involving interactions between computer science and interactive digital entertainment
  • 6+ years of software industry experience including technical and/or production lead positions with the ability to apply the skills of the area of specialization
  • Development experience using middleware such as Unity or Unreal in PC games, mobile games, and/or VR/AR.
  • Professional experience in programming and/or scripting languages such as C, C++, C#, or JavaScript, and visual scripting software such as Unreal Blueprints
  • Demonstrated experience working on game titles across various platforms and/or media
  • Teaching or other professional public speaking experience, including professional talks or panels at conferences, conventions, or events

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, 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: bd.sg[at]digipen[dot]edu with subject line “Lecturer/Assistant Professor of Game Software Design and Production.”


Lecturer, Game Software Design and Production

Department of Game Software Design and Production

  • Location: Petaling Jaya, Selengor, Malaysia     
  • Starting Date: May 2022

Description: Lecturer in Game Software Design and Production. We are looking for someone to take up a Production Role within our Project classes. We expect to make an appointment at the Lecturer level or higher, commensurate with the candidate’s academic credential and prior experience.

Responsibilities: The ideal candidate will provide instruction in topics related to project management and mentor team-based projects. Refer to our Course Catalogs for a complete list of courses. Other responsibilities include academic advising, undergraduate research advising, curriculum development, institutional service, and appropriate scholarly activity.

Education and Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Design, Computer Science, or a closely related field.
  • At least six years and above experience in leading teams in Project Management or Production roles in the development of applications or games.
  • Strong background in production workflows such as Agile, Waterfall, and use of tools such as JIRA.
  • Ability to see a project through the high concept to the micro details involved in design, art, and tech. A high-level planner who can run weekly sprints with teams and deliver high quality projects.
  • Excellent communication skills and problem-solving skills. Conflict management skills when related to project management, team issues are a must.
  • Excellent conflict resolution skills when it comes to small and medium sized teams. Ability to stick to schedules or pivot when necessary.
  • 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, 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: bd.sg[at]digipen[dot]edu with subject line “Lecturer of Game Software Design and Production.”