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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


Development Engineer

Department of Continuing Education

Campus: DigiPen (Singapore)

Description: Full-time Development Engineer position in Department of Continuing Education, DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore. We expect to make an appointment at the Development Engineer level or higher, in commensuration with the candidate’s credential and prior experience. Teaching experience is preferred but not required.

Responsibilities:

The key responsibilities include assisting lecturers in conduct of courses, curriculum and content development, workflow automation, and R&D. Depending on candidate’s background, candidate may be requested to participate in courses to further expand or improve their technical knowledge to perform duties expected of the role. Candidate may be expected to teach introductory computer science courses in Continuing Education. Other responsibilities may include institutional service, academic administration, and appropriate scholarly activity.

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 greatly preferred.
  • Proficient in one or more of the following programming languages: C89/C90, C++17, C#, Java, GoLang, Python, assembler. C/C++ will be most preferred.
  • Exposure to data science, machine learning, full-stack web development, 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 in both oral and written forms.

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,
  • 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 Development Engineer Position in CE” sent to:

Howard Sin
Program Manager for 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.


Lecturer (Data Analytics & Data Engineering)

Department of Continuing Education

Campus: DigiPen (Singapore)

Description: Full-time Lecturer (Data Analytics & Data Engineering) in Department of Continuing Education, DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore. We expect to make an appointment at the Lecturer level or higher, commensurate with the candidates’ academic credentials and prior experience. Teaching experience is preferred but not required

Responsibilities:

The key responsibilities include the teaching of courses, curriculum and content development, workflow automation and R&D. Depending on candidate’s background, 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.

Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Computer Science or a closely related field.
  • At least 5 years of industry/research experience in the field of study or a closely related area.
  • Strong background in the theoretical and applied aspects of Data Analytics & Data Engineering.
  • Strong expertise in one or more of the following languages: Python, R Java, C/C++, SQL. Python will be preferred.
  • Good knowledge and experience with visualization tools such as Apache Superset, Tableau, Power BI.
  • Good knowledge of CRISP-DM, SEMMA, data mining and warehousing.
  • Solid understanding of Big data technologies like HDFS, Hive, Spark, Yarn, Kafka, etc.
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases (e.g., MariaDB, Oracle / MongoDB, Cassandra).
  • Familiar with linear algebra, vector calculus, probability and statistics, information theory.
  • Familiar with data pre-processing techniques, machine learning algorithms.

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,
  • 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 Lecturer (Data Analytics & Data Engineering) Position in CE” sent to:

Howard Sin
Program Manager for 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.


Lecturer (Machine Learning)

Department of Continuing Education

Campus: DigiPen (Singapore)

Description: Full-time Lecturer (Machine Learning) in Department of Continuing Education, DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore. We expect to make an appointment at the Lecturer level or higher, commensurate with the candidates’ academic credentials and prior experience. Teaching experience is preferred but not required.

Responsibilities:

The key responsibilities include the teaching of courses, curriculum and content development, workflow automation and R&D. Depending on candidate’s background, 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.

Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Computer Science or a closely related field.
  • At least 5 years of industry/research experience in the field of study or a closely related area.
  • Strong background in the theoretical and applied aspects of Machine Learning.
  • Strong expertise in one or more of the following languages: Python, R, Java, C/C++, SQL, NoSQL. Python will be preferred.
  • Familiar with most of the following: Linear algebra, vector calculus, probability and statistics, data pre-processing, machine learning algorithms, support vector machines, clustering, dimensionality reduction, artificial neural networks, deep learning, regularization and optimization.

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,
  • 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 Lecturer (Machine Learning) Position in CE” sent to:

Howard Sin
Program Manager for 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.


Lecturer (Full-Stack)

Department of Continuing Education

Campus: DigiPen (Singapore)

Description: Full-time Lecturer (Full-Stack) in Department of Continuing Education, DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore. We expect to make an appointment at the Lecturer level or higher, commensurate with the candidates’ academic credentials and prior experience. Teaching experience is preferred but not required.

Responsibilities:

The key responsibilities include the teaching of courses, curriculum and content development, workflow automation and R&D. Depending on candidate’s background, 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.

Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Computer Science or a closely related field.
  • At least 5 years of industry/research experience in the field of study or a closely related area.
  • Strong background in one or more following areas: Front-end Web Development, Back-end Sever Development, Computer Networking, Cloud Computing.
  • Strong expertise in one or more of the following languages: Java, JavaScript, C/C++, GoLang, Python, HTML, CSS, SQL, NoSQL.
  • Familiar with one or more of the following: jQuery, React, Angular, Flask, Django, Web Components, TypeScript, Docker, Kubernetes, Bootstrap, SVN, Git.

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,
  • 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 Lecturer (Full-Stack) Position in CE” sent to:

Howard Sin
Program Manager for 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.


Curriculum Developer in Visual Effects for Real-Time Engines

Department of Digital Arts

Description: The Department of Digital Arts at DigiPen Institute of Technology invites applicants for the position of Curriculum Developer in Visual Effects for Real-Time Engines.

DigiPen Institute of Technology is a leader in game development education and interactive media. Undergraduate programs are offered in Digital Art and Animation, Computer Science, Game Design, Digital Audio and Music, and Computer Engineering, as well as graduate programs in Digital Art and Computer Science.

Specific Courses for Development:

  1. Foundational Unreal Engine Workflows
  2. Introduction to Visual Effects: Profiling Tools, VFX Workflows in Unreal Engine, Integrating Supplementary Software
  3. Visual Effects using Niagara in Unreal Engine
  4. Mesh and Shader Based VFX in Unreal Engine

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop instructional content and materials for Unreal Engine including intro-level course, visual effects, Blueprints, Niagara, Unreal pipeline
  • Organize course materials in a concise manner
  • Outline a 14-week lecture sequence – Collaboration and approvals with DigiPen faculty
  • Create 14 three-hour lectures that build on the knowledge base of previous lectures. The lectures should be fully prepared with slide decks, scripted tutorials, references, examples, videos, and resources for students to use for further learning and exploration. All lectures should be, in large part, hands-on learning using the Unreal Engine and any other software required for the course.
  • Create five to eight homework exercises that give students practice with the lecture material and give them reasonable challenges to problem solve and research
  • Spec out all software and hardware requirements for the course
  • Create clear grading rubrics for each graded assignment or task

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Art, Interactive Media, Technical Art, Visual Effects, or related field
  • Expert knowledge of Unreal Engine systems, and Visual Effects
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of professional VFX experience including VFX lead positions with the ability to apply the skills of the area of specialization
  • Shipped titles in different platforms and media
  • Instructor experience in a college setting, or other teaching experience
  • Strong understanding of project management workflows

Application Procedure: To be considered for this position, applicants should include the following:

  • Curriculum vitae or resume
  • List of 3 professional references with email and telephone contact information included
  • A link to an online portfolio including VFX work in Unreal
  • Examples of Technical Art proficiencies such as scripting, programming languages, profiling tools, etc. Include the production software that you have used and your level of experience with them (e.g., novice, moderate, knowledgeable, expert).

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

Alain Schneuwly
Department Chair for Digital Arts (Redmond)
Email: aschneuwly[at]digipen[dot]edu

Diversity, equity, inclusion and academic freedom are priorities of DigiPen Institute of Technology, as DigiPen endorses the goals of affirmative action and equal opportunity employment. The Institute’s intent is to hire the most qualified individuals for faculty and staff, attracting candidates from diverse backgrounds of race and ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, socioeconomic status, veteran status, nationality, culture, religion, and physical abilities. We are committed to broadening our candidate pool to include more diverse individuals, and ensuring fairness in hiring by avoiding bias and determining criteria to judge all candidates prior to posting each new position.


Lecturer, Digital Art in Visual Effects for Real-Time Engines

Department of Digital Arts

Description: The Department of Digital Arts at DigiPen Institute of Technology invites applicants for the position of Lecturer in Digital Art to help teach the next generation of artists. Join our faculty team and help students develop the necessary skills to succeed in the field of VFX.

DigiPen Institute of Technology is a leader in game development education and interactive media. Undergraduate programs are offered in Digital Art and Animation, Computer Science, Game Design, Digital Audio and Music, and Computer Engineering, as well as graduate programs in Digital Art and Computer Science.

Candidates with exceptional qualifications may be considered for appointment at the rank of Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach introductory and upper division course in the following area of specialization:

    • Visual Effects for Unreal Engine

      • Focus on every aspect of the real-time VFX pipeline in Unreal: Niagara, Shader development, Unreal system as a whole
  • Lecture and teach online and possibly within a classroom setting, as per course schedule
  • Demonstrate Unreal systems and VFX pipeline
  • Grade, critique, and input assignment data on a weekly basis
  • Curriculum development

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Art, Interactive Media, Technical Art, Visual Effects, or related field
  • 4+ years of professional VFX experience, 1+ shipped titles, published works, published research projects, or other body of work preferred
  • Lecture experience, including professional talks or panels at conventions or events preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be fluent in English

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of professional VFX experience including VFX lead positions with the ability to apply the skills of the area of specialization
  • Terminal degree in Digital Arts, Visual Effects, or Game Production
  • Shipped titles in different platforms and media
  • Instructor experience in a college setting, or other teaching experience
  • Strong understanding of project management workflows

Application Procedure: To be considered for this position, applicants should include the following:

  • Cover letter of interest, including a link to your digital portfolio
  • Curriculum vitae or resume
  • List of 3 professional references with email and telephone contact information included
  • Examples of work:
    • Online portfolio including VFX work in Unreal
  • Examples of Technical Art proficiencies such as scripting, programming languages, profiling tools, etc. Include the production software that you have used and your level of experience with them (e.g., novice, moderate, knowledgeable, expert).

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

Alain Schneuwly
Department Chair for Digital Arts (Redmond)
Email: aschneuwly[at]digipen[dot]edu

Diversity, equity, inclusion and academic freedom are priorities of DigiPen Institute of Technology, as DigiPen endorses the goals of affirmative action and equal opportunity employment. The Institute’s intent is to hire the most qualified individuals for faculty and staff, attracting candidates from diverse backgrounds of race and ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, socioeconomic status, veteran status, nationality, culture, religion, and physical abilities. We are committed to broadening our candidate pool to include more diverse individuals, and ensuring fairness in hiring by avoiding bias and determining criteria to judge all candidates prior to posting each new position.


Assistant/Associate Professor

Department of Computer Science

Location: 510 Dover Road, Singapore

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.

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.

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.

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 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:

Ms. Nithiya Ragin Drann
Senior Officer, Compliance
Email: ragindrann.nithiya[at]digipen[dot]edu
with subject line “Full-time Professor of Computer Science”


Adjunct Assistant Professor, Physics

Department of Mathematics and Physics

Campus: DigiPen (Singapore)

Description: Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Physics, DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore. This is a part-time, one-semester appointment. Appointments in future semesters is possible, but is dependent on need. 

Responsibilities:

The primary responsibility will be teaching one or two first-year physics courses for engineers.

Qualifications:

MS or Ph.D. (Ph.D. preferred) in Physics, Applied Mathematics, Engineering, or a closely related field with teaching interests involving interactions between physics, computer science, and interactive digital entertainment. A commitment to teaching excellence is expected.

Starting Date: May 2021

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

Application: For a complete application, please email curriculum vitae and transcript of highest degree earned.

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

Michael Jean
Department Chair for Mathematics and Physics
Email: mjahn[at]digipen[dot]edu


Adjunct Faculty – Career Planning, Advising and Preparation

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 of Career Planning, Advising and Preparation. The ideal candidate must have expert knowledge of the job market and its needs and must be capable of effectively advising students in the preparation of materials such as resumes. The candidate must also be an expert in the creation of vital social media platforms such as LinkedIn (and others) and help students prepare these platforms to be successful in their search of a suitable job. The candidate is also expected to prepare the students to be competent in handling interviews.

Responsibilities:

  • The candidate is expected to prepare and deliver lectures, materials, and assignments that fit the core objectives and purposes of the module and of the school.
  • They are also required to grade all assignments in an accurate and objective manner.
  • They are 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.

Requirements:

  • Must have both a bachelor’s degree in career counseling, career advising, or in any suitable discipline.
  • At least 5 years of experience in career coaching, advising, planning, and preparation.

Starting Date: January 2021

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:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume that must contain a detailed record of name and contact information, educational qualification, work experience, and contact details of two referees
  • Identity card, a copy of both sides — or, if not available, the particulars page of a passport
  • Bachelor’s degree certificate, a copy of both sides
  • Bachelor’s degree transcript, a copy of both sides
  • Letters of recommendation (if any) — only those from one’s superiors will be considered
  • Course evaluation (if any)

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

Ms. Shanthina Ravindran
Department Chair for Humanities and Social Sciences
and Senior Lecturer for Humanities and Social Sciences
Email: singapore-jobs[at]digipen[dot]edu
with the subject line “Adjunct Faculty Staff – Career Planning, Advising, and Preparation”