Careers at CDM

CDM regularly hires faculty and staff, using this page to announce job offerings. Faculty openings are for full-time and adjunct appointments, as CDM prizes the mix of academics and professionals from the worlds of computing and digital media. Job postings describe the positions and desired qualifications in applicants. We welcome you to visit this page regularly.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, DePaul University provides job opportunities to qualified individuals without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, parental status, housing status, source of income or military status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.

Full-Time Faculty Positions

Assistant Professor (or higher rank) in Cyber-Physical Systems

DePaul’s School of Computing is a unit of the College of Computing of and Digital Media, an interdisciplinary college with a broad range of innovative programs including Computer Science, Game Development, Human Computer Interaction, Information Security, Predictive Analytics, and Software Engineering. Located in the heart of Chicago’s central business district, it supports many dynamic, interdisciplinary research groups and offers an opportunity to forge working relationships with industry. The School of Computing includes 55 full-time faculty, more than 3,000 undergraduate majors and graduate students, and offers Bachelor’s, Master’s, and PhD programs.

Job responsibilities include teaching, research, and service.

We seek candidates who have an interest in cyber-physical systems. The candidates should have expertise in one or more of the following: embedded systems, mobile computing, robotics, autonomous vehicles, smart sensors, and haptics. We welcome candidates with doctorates in CS, CE, EE, Physics, or related fields. Candidates should be committed to excellence in both teaching and research.

Apply at https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu/postings/1116. For priority consideration, application materials must be received by January 6, 2017. E-mail Corin Pitcher at cpitcher@cs.depaul.edu for additional inquiries.




Assistant Professor OR Instructor in Computer Science (game programming)

DePaul University’s School of Computing invites applications for (a) a tenure-track position in Computer Science focusing on game programing at the rank of assistant professor or (b) an instructor (renewable) in game programming. Successful candidates will be part of one of the fastest growing and most highly recognized game design programs in the country: Animation Career Review 2016 rated our programs 2nd in the Midwest and 16th nationally; Princeton Review 2016 ranked our undergraduate program 35th nationally, and our graduate program 15th nationally.

Our program is part of the College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM), located in the heart of Chicago’s Loop, the central business district of Chicago. Our degree programs feature concentrations in programming and game design, are highly cross-disciplinary, and are linked closely with our programs in Animation, Interactive Media, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Digital Cinema and Computer Graphics.

Job responsibilities include teaching, advising, service, supervising student projects and continued creative activities and/or scholarship in the field.

Ideal candidates for these positions will have an active interest in game programming and have experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Game Software Development / Software Engineering
  • Game Engine Programming
  • Mobile / Console Game Programming
  • Game AI / Game Physics
  • Computer Graphics
  • Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality

Apply at https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu/postings/1121. For priority consideration, application materials must be received by January 15, 2017. Applications should include a CV, teaching statement, research statement, three letters of recommendation, and a cover letter. For more information contact DePaulGame@cdm.depaul.edu




Assistant Professor in Data Science

DePaul University’s School of Computing invites applications for a tenure-track position in data science at the rank of assistant professor. The successful candidate will be part of one of the fastest growing and most highly recognized data science programs in the country. Refer to our website for more detail: http://www.cdm.depaul.edu/academics/Pages/MS-in-Predictive-Analytics.aspx

DePaul’s School of Computing is part of the College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM). It is located in the heart of Chicago’s Loop, the central business district of Chicago and offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs including Computer Science, Software Engineering, Human Computer Interaction, Game Development, Information Security, and others.

Responsibilities: Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in data science; conducting research, supervising M.S. and Ph.D. student projects; and contributing through student advising and service to the university community.

Candidates for this position must have a PhD or equivalent. Applicants should be actively engaged in research and have teaching experience in data science, applied artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, or computational statistics. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

We encourage candidates who are interested in opportunities for collaborative and interdisciplinary research. We have active and well-established research groups in areas such as biomedical informatics, recommender systems, data visualization, and web data mining. Additionally, our faculty has fostered research and pedagogical collaborations outside of the School of Computing, including in business, hospitality revenue management, computational finance, digital humanities and marketing.

Apply at https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu/postings/1113. For priority consideration, application materials must be received by January 5, 2017. For questions please email depaulpa@cdm.depaul.edu.




Assistant Professor in Film/Television

The School of Cinematic Arts at DePaul University is seeking a professional in narrative episodic or serialized production for TV or Web for a tenure track (Assistant Professor) position in one of the most innovative and fastest-growing cinema programs in the country. Position begins September 2017.

Located in the heart of Chicago’s vibrant Loop and Lincoln Park communities, the School of Cinematic Arts has over 900 majors enrolled in its BA, BFA, BS, MS and MFA degree programs. The School offers MFA’s in Cinema, Documentary, Creative Producing, Screenwriting, and Animation. Resources include industry standard editing/color suites, sound studios, Alexa, RED EPIC, C300, FS7 camera packages, green screen stages, a motion capture studio, one television studio, three theaters (one DCP compliant) a lighting stage and comprehensive sound stage facilities at Cinespace Studios. The School of Cinematic Arts is part of the College of Computing and Digital Media, which also includes cross-disciplinary programs in Animation, Graphic Design, Game Development, and Interactive Media. For more information please visit: http://www.cdm.depaul.edu/about/Pages/School-of-Cinematic-Arts.aspx.

Ideal candidates for the position will have extensive producing, directing, or show-running experience, preferably in narrative episodic or serialized production for TV / Web. The position requires a terminal degree or equivalent professional experience in a related field. 3 years College level teaching experience is highly desired. Professional experience in screenwriting is also preferable. Applicants with success in working with diverse student bodies are strongly encouraged to apply.

Apply at https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu/postings/1209
Include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation and a URL of samples of relevant creative work and/or scholarship. For priority consideration, apply by March 1st, 2017




Assistant Professor in Software Engineering

DePaul University’s School of Computing invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in September 2017. We are interested in candidates with expertise in all areas of software engineering. We seek candidates with a commitment to excellence in both teaching and scholarship.

DePaul’s School of Computing is a unit of the College of Computing of and Digital Media, an interdisciplinary college with a broad range of innovative programs including Computer Science, Game Development, Human Computer Interaction, Information Security, Predictive Analytics, Software Engineering, and others. Our Master of Science in Software Engineering program is one of the premier software engineering graduate programs in the Midwest. It features concentrations in software development, software architecture, project management, real-time game systems, entrepreneurship & technology leadership. We also offer a concentration in Software Engineering in our undergraduate Computer Science program. Located in the heart of Chicago’s central business district, it supports many dynamic, interdisciplinary research groups and offers an opportunity to forge working relationships with industry. The School of Computing includes 55 full-time faculty, more than 3,000 undergraduate majors and graduate students, and offers Bachelor’s, Master’s, and PhD programs.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. or equivalent by the date of appointment.

Apply at https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu/postings/1119. For priority consideration, application materials must be received by January 6, 2017. E-mail Xiaoping Jia at xjia@cdm.depaul.edu for additional inquiries.


Adjunct Faculty Positions

DePaul University's College of Computing and Digital Media seeks qualified, enthusiastic and dedicated professionals to join the teaching faculty. Individuals are needed for both day and evening, graduate and undergraduate classes. Academic courses run 11 weeks each quarter; certificate courses vary in length. Opportunities are available for individual and team teaching and for individual class sessions on specified topics. The majority of courses are offered at DePaul's Loop campus. A limited number of courses are offered at the Lincoln Park campus.

To view the positions available, apply or submit an expression of interest to teach, visit CDM’s part time faculty opportunities.

DePaul University is an equal opportunity employer.

Staff Positions

None at this time.

Student Positions

Hourly Grader

General Summary

The hourly grader will provide diverse services as course assistants, which will grade student papers, programming assignments and quizzes. The hourly grader is assigned to one or more CDM faculty. Hourly graders will not grade midterms, final project or final examinations.

Principle Duties, Responsibilities and Other Job Related Information
  • Grade papers, programming assignments and quizzes: Present feedback/information about grades such as deductions. Post grades to D2L in consultation with the assigned CDM faculty by their required deadline (80%)
  • Check/Respond to email correspondence with assigned CDM faculty often (15%)
  • Meet with assigned CDM faculty during office hours or convenient time, at least one meeting is required (5%)
Position Requirements (Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required):
  • Must have excellent Communication Skills, Required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word & Excel), Preferred
  • Must check/respond to email correspondence often, Required
  • Knowledge D2L, Preferred
  • Must have at least a 2.5 GPA and currently be enrolled in classes at DePaul
  • Must be able to work independently with little supervision, Required
  • Ability to make decisions independently and be detail oriented, Required
Hour Requirements/Schedule:
  • Hours are flexible, however must check/respond to email correspondence often and in a timely manner.
  • Must be able to work at least 10 hours per week.

To learn more about this position or to apply email your resume and student ID number to Amaris Casiano-Zoko at acasiano@cdm.depaul.edu




Junior Developer

The Digital Youth Network (DYN) is a youth media initiative housed at DePaul University. DYN currently works directly with over 2000 middle school and high school aged youth throughout Chicago. Our goal is to support youth in developing a rich digital literacy skill set to prepare them to be engaged and empowered citizens in an age where digital media is an integral part of all aspects of personal, professional, academic and civic life. In addition to providing direct services to youth through schools, libraries and after school programming, DYN is responsible for the design and development of innovative digital tools to enhance the learning experiences of youth.

The iRemix Social Learning Platform, currently in private beta with the social venture Remix Learning, was conceived and incubated at DYN. DYN is leading the development of social learning applications connecting to the iRemix platform as well as other prominent web services. In addition we are exploring development in the mobile and location based space as well.

DYN is looking to expand its team to include DePaul undergraduate and graduate students who are passionate about leveraging technology and social media to make an impact on society. 15 hours per week, rate of up to $15 per hour dependent upon experience.

Responsibilities

The Junior Developer will join a small DYN team responsible for the design and development of small to mid-sized social learning applications for the web and mobile platforms.

Requirements
  • Proficiency with HTML, CSS, Javascript, AJAX
  • Development experience in one or more: PHP, Ruby on Rails, Java
  • Experience with MySQL
  • Experience working with RESTful API's
  • Preferred experience with JQuery or Prototype
  • Preferred experience with Scrum or other agile methodologies
  • Interest in leveraging existing web services (Facebook, Twitter, FourSquare, etc) for innovative learning solutions
  • Knowledge of social networking, mobile and location based services
  • Highly motivated independent worker

To learn more about the position contact Akili Lee at akili@digitalyouthnetwork.org.