Work 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

Term Faculty (Non-Tenure Track) - School of Computing - Computer Science

The School of Computing at DePaul University invites applications for a full-time non-tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Instructor. The faculty appointment is with full benefits and renewable contingent upon satisfactory performance.

We seek a candidate with a commitment to high-quality teaching. The candidate will have additional responsibilities including curriculum development and other service to the School. We are interested in candidates in all Computer Science areas, including artificial intelligence & machine learning, human-centric computing, robotics, systems, networking, software engineering, theory, graphics & visualization, cybersecurity, computing research in the life sciences & other disciplines, social & ethical aspects of computing, and computing education.

DePaul's School of Computing offers a broad range of degree programs including Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Game Development, Human-Computer Interaction, Cyber-Physical Systems Engineering, Information Security, Data Science, Software Engineering. The School of Computing includes over 60 full-time faculty, close to 3,000 undergraduate majors and graduate students, and offers nine bachelor's and fourteen master's programs as well as a PhD program. Located in the heart of Chicago's vibrant downtown, it offers vast opportunities to forge relationships with industry, national laboratories, universities, and other organizations in the Chicago area.

The School of Computing has active research groups in artificial intelligence, data science, databases, human-computer interaction, programming languages, robotics, security, software engineering, systems, technology education, theory, and visual informatics. The school faculty consistently publish in the most selective conferences earning the school a good ranking in csrankings.org in most areas of computer science. The university supports research via a robust internal research grants program. The university is also investing heavily in support of faculty innovation. These investments include an annual multi-million-dollar Academic Growth and Initiative Fund, modeled after the federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) programs, to support large-scale or high-risk-high-reward faculty-driven initiatives.

DePaul draws students of many backgrounds and cultures from a diverse urban setting, thus we are interested in recruiting and maintaining a diverse group of faculty. Members of all underrepresented groups, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are invited and encouraged to apply. DePaul University offers equal employment opportunities to all persons in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local EEO laws. Positions are contingent upon available budgetary resources.

For more information, email Alexander Rasin (arasin@cdm.depaul.edu).

Qualifications

Applicants should have, at a minimum, an MS in Computer Science or related discipline with 5+ years of professional experience in the field.

Application Instructions

Apply at https://apply.interfolio.com/89003

Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Applicant Documents:
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A minimum of three letters of recommendation
  • Teaching statement
  • Diversity statement that addresses the candidate's values, experiences, and future plans concerning diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching.




Assistant Professor/Open Rank (Tenure Track) - Computer Science (2022 to 2023)

DePaul University’s School of Computing invites applications for five tenure-track positions. Three positions are offered at the Assistant Professor level while two are open rank. Candidates at all seniority levels are therefore encouraged to apply. Well-qualified senior candidates will be considered for offers with tenure. We are interested in candidates in all Computer Science areas, including artificial intelligence & machine learning, human-centric computing, robotics, systems, networking, software engineering, theory, graphics & visualization, cybersecurity, computing research in the life sciences & other disciplines, social & ethical aspects of computing, and computing education. The School of Computing and DePaul University are committed to providing a flexible and supportive environment for candidates seeking rewarding academic careers with a balance between teaching and research.

DePaul’s School of Computing offers a broad range of degree programs including Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Game Development, Human-Computer Interaction, Cyber-Physical Systems Engineering, Information Security, Data Science, Software Engineering, and others. The School of Computing includes over 60 full-time faculty, close to 3,000 undergraduate majors and graduate students, and offers nine bachelor’s and fourteen master's programs as well as a PhD program. Located in the heart of Chicago’s vibrant downtown, it offers vast opportunities to forge relationships with industry, national laboratories, universities, and other organizations in the Chicago area.

The School of Computing has active research groups in artificial intelligence, data science, databases, human-computer interaction, programming languages, robotics, security, software engineering, systems, technology education, theory, and visual informatics. Over the last decade, the school faculty have secured more than $12.6M in funding from the NSF and three current members of the faculty are NSF CAREER award recipients. The school faculty consistently publish in most selective conferences earning the school a good ranking in csrankings.org in most areas of computer science. The university supports research via a robust internal research grants program. The university is also investing heavily in support of faculty innovation. These investments include an annual multi-million-dollar Academic Growth and Initiative Fund, modeled after the federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) programs, to support large-scale or high-risk-high-reward faculty-driven initiatives.

DePaul draws students of many backgrounds and cultures from a diverse urban setting, thus we are interested in recruiting and maintaining a diverse group of faculty. Members of all underrepresented groups, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are invited and encouraged to apply. DePaul University offers equal employment opportunities to all persons in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local EEO laws. Positions are contingent upon available budgetary resources.

Review of applications will begin on December 20, 2021 and continue until the positions are filled. For more information, email Alexander Rasin.

Qualifications

Applicants should have a PhD degree in Computer Science or a related field.

Application Instructions

Apply at https://apply.interfolio.com/91064

Review of applications will begin on December 20, 2021 and continue until the positions are filled.

Application Documents
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A minimum of three letters of recommendation
  • Research statement
  • Teaching statement
  • Diversity statement that addresses the candidate's values, experiences and future plans concerning diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching.




HCI Instructor, Term/Non-Tenure Track

The Human Computer Interaction (HCI) program of the School of Computing at DePaul University invites applications for a full-time non-tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Instructor to begin on September 7th, 2022. The faculty appointment is with full benefits, and renewable contingent upon satisfactory performance.

We seek a candidate with a commitment to high-quality teaching in the HCI program. The candidate will have additional responsibilities including curriculum development, and other service obligations to the HCI program. The minimum requirement for the position is a MS in Human Computer Interaction or related discipline with 7+ years of professional experience in the field of HCI/UX. Preference will be given to candidates who have prior teaching experience.

Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position is contingent upon available budgetary resources.

DePaul's School of Computing is a unit of the Jarvis College of Computing and Digital Media, an interdisciplinary college with a broad range of innovative programs including Cyber-Physical Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Game Development, Human Computer Interaction, Information Security, Data Science, and Software Engineering. Located in the heart of Chicago's central business district, the school is equipped with state-of-the-art research labs, supports many dynamic interdisciplinary research groups, and offers an opportunity to forge working relationships with industry. The School of Computing includes more than 60 full-time faculty, more than 3,000 undergraduate majors and graduate students and offers Bachelor's, Master's, and PhD programs.

DePaul University seeks applicants that reflect the diversity of its student body and the city of Chicago. Applicants who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to an inclusive climate are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas. Women and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.

Qualifications

Applicants should have at a minimum a MS degree in Human Computer Interaction or related discipline with 7+ years of professional experience in the field of HCI/UX. Teaching experience is preferred.

Application Instructions

Apply at https://apply.interfolio.com/96793

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For priority consideration, application materials should be received by March 31, 2022.




Adjunct Faculty Positions

DePaul University's Jarvis 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

Technology Director

Diversity and Inclusion Statement

Guided by an ethic of Vincentian personalism and professionalism, DePaul compassionately upholds the dignity of all members of its diverse, multi-faith, and inclusive community. We seek to hire collaborative, open-minded, and dedicated professionals who are committed to advancing our university mission to making education accessible to all, with special attention to including underserved and underrepresented communities. Successful candidates thrive in an environment where ideas and perspectives representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds and experiences are welcome and supported.

The Highlights

The Director of Technology will set strategy and direction to deliver high quality technology services through an efficient infrastructure that aligns with the academic and business objectives of the Jarvis College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM). The Director is responsible for development, infrastructure, services and information security.

Is This You?
  • Establish current and long-term direction for technology in CDM to meet the needs of the faculty, students and staff and ensure timely response to the university's objectives in an environment of rapid change with regards to technology offerings and infrastructure platforms.
  • Reviews competitive analyses of new technologies and makes recommendations for solutions that fit CDM’s overall strategy. Negotiates vendor, outsourcing, and consultant contracts and service agreements for optimal benefit to CDM.
  • Oversees all aspects of policies, procedures, customer service, software architecture and design, development standards, infrastructure architecture, network engineering, operating system and storage and information and network security.
  • Manages HR functions related to tech staff including: recruitment and staffing and employee training and development. Responsible for tech related budget plans including purchasing, budgeting, and budget review.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Your Education
  • Bachelor's Degree Required.
  • Masters Degree Preferred.
  • 8-10 years of relevant experience required.
  • Minimum of 5 years management experience required.
Managerial Responsibilities
  • The Director of Technology is responsible for a team of 16 staff that manage and support CDM's Course-on-Line system, classroom/lab tech and AV support, and software development.
Financial Responsibilities
  • The Director of Technology has responsibility for the tech related budget plans including purchasing, budgeting, and budget review.
Other Skills & Abilities Required
  • This position requires understanding of complex organizations and proficiency with strategic management, change management, human resource management, technology and business process design, and written, interpersonal and presentation skills.
Additional Information
  • 365x7x24 availability

For consideration, please include a resume and cover letter.

Perks
  • Working for a stable and well-known University that values diversity and inclusion.
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits.
  • Generous paid time off, sick time, holidays, floating holidays, and more!
  • Matching retirement plan up to 10%.
  • Tuition waivers for employees and dependents!
  • Full-Time Benefits
  • Part-Time Benefits
Required Background Check

Employment at DePaul University is contingent on passing a background check. Only final candidates who are extended an offer of employment will undergo a background check.

Required COVID-19 Vaccination

Employment at DePaul University is contingent upon receiving all recommended doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, including the booster, or having a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated. To request a religious or medical exemption, please email employeerelations@depaul.edu.

Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect

Upon accepting an offer of employment with the university, you will also be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status at the time of hire. A mandated reporter is required to make a report to the Illinois DCFS Hotline whenever there is reasonable cause to believe that a child known to them in their professional or official capacity may be abused or neglected. For more information, please visit the following pages:

Title IX Contact Information

Federal Title IX policy requires that all colleges and universities make known the contact information for the person responsible for coordinating its efforts to comply with Title IX responsibilities. The Title IX Office is on the Lincoln Park campus on the 3rd floor of the Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield Avenue. The Title IX Office can be reached at 312-362-8970 or titleixcoordinator@depaul.edu.

DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.

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Innovation Director

Diversity and Inclusion Statement

Guided by an ethic of Vincentian personalism and professionalism, DePaul compassionately upholds the dignity of all members of its diverse, multi-faith, and inclusive community. We seek to hire collaborative, open-minded, and dedicated professionals who are committed to advancing our university mission to making education accessible to all, with special attention to including underserved and underrepresented communities. Successful candidates thrive in an environment where ideas and perspectives representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds and experiences are welcome and supported.

The Highlights

Reporting to the Dean of the Jarvis College of Computing and Digital Media, the Director of Innovation is responsible for the strategic direction and coordination of College initiatives that merge faculty research and creative activities with professional opportunities for students. The Director’s primary responsibility will be to lead the new Jarvis Student Center for Innovation and Collaboration, with the goal of fostering internal and external collaborations and elevating the College’s visibility and reputation for innovation. The director will support existing initiatives, including the Institute for Professional Development, DePaul Originals Game Studio, the Push Studio, Design Impact Projects, and several capstone projects.

The Director must proactively seek knowledge of faculty’s interests and projects in order to aggregate and strategically align related initiatives and create opportunities for DePaul students to connect with local companies for valuable real-world experiences.

Is This You?
  • Develop and implement a strategic plan to increase the college’s reputation for innovation, increase community engagement opportunities, support and enhance curriculum, and create an external network for student interaction.
  • Manage communications, digital and physical exhibitions, workshops, lectures, outreach, fundraising, and budget for the newly created Jarvis Student Innovation and Collaboration Center to attract and retain CDM student participation in the Loop’s campus life.
  • Develop and maintain common support structures that operationalize scholarly initiatives among various projects to reduce duplication, streamline policies and processes, and minimize expenditures.
  • Integrate the strategic operations of the newly redesigned Institute for Professional Development with the Jarvis Student Center to increase academic programming for the community.
  • Coordinate with CDM Communications Manager and University Marketing Communications to showcase the work of students and faculty to raise the college’s local and national profile.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Your Education & Experience
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 7-10 years in related fields.
  • Leadership experience in Higher Education preferred.
  • Excellent leadership and organizational abilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with faculty of diverse disciplines, senior university staff, research administrators, and officials of funding agencies.
  • Demonstrated success in fundraising initiatives
Managerial Responsibilities

Managers two staff members and multiple student workers.

Financial Responsibilities

Manages budget of ~$350K annually.

Other Skills & Abilities Required
  • Some nights and weekends required.
  • Some local travel required.
Additional Information

For consideration, please include a resume and cover letter.

Perks
  • Working for a stable and well-known University that values diversity and inclusion.
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits.
  • Generous paid time off, sick time, holidays, floating holidays, and more!
  • Matching retirement plan up to 10%.
  • Tuition waivers for employees and dependents!
  • Full-Time Benefits
  • Part-Time Benefits
Required Background Check

Employment at DePaul University is contingent on passing a background check. Only final candidates who are extended an offer of employment will undergo a background check.

Required COVID-19 Vaccination

Employment at DePaul University is contingent upon receiving all recommended doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, including the booster, or having a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated. To request a religious or medical exemption, please email employeerelations@depaul.edu.

Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect

Upon accepting an offer of employment with the university, you will also be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status at the time of hire. A mandated reporter is required to make a report to the Illinois DCFS Hotline whenever there is reasonable cause to believe that a child known to them in their professional or official capacity may be abused or neglected. For more information, please visit the following pages:

Title IX Contact Information

Federal Title IX policy requires that all colleges and universities make known the contact information for the person responsible for coordinating its efforts to comply with Title IX responsibilities. The Title IX Office is on the Lincoln Park campus on the 3rd floor of the Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield Avenue. The Title IX Office can be reached at 312-362-8970 or titleixcoordinator@depaul.edu.

DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.

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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.

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