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

Instructor in Data Science

The School of Computing at DePaul University invites applications for two full-time, non-tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Instructor. Both appointments are for a one academic year term, with full benefits. One appointment is renewable, contingent upon satisfactory performance, and the other appointment is for a fixed-one year term. The School of Computing 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. Ideal candidates for the position will have expertise and teaching experience in data science with an emphasis in computational statistics, data mining, data visualization, pattern recognition or machine learning. Candidates should have a Master of Science or a doctoral degree in a discipline related to data science or in computer science with emphasis in one of the areas listed above by the start date. Candidate with an MS degree must have 3-5 years of professional experience in data science in order to be considered for this position.

Candidates will be affiliated with the DePaul's Data Mining and Predictive Analytics Center, a multidisciplinary center that was created in 2011 to bring together faculty, students and private organizations interested in data science.

The primary job responsibility for the position is teaching. The term faculty member will also be responsible for curriculum development, supervising graduate students in analytics practicum projects, and fostering collaborations with industry.

Apply at https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu/postings/1290




Instructor in 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 appointment is for a one academic year term, with full benefits, and is renewable, contingent upon satisfactory performance.

We seek a candidate with a commitment to high-quality teaching. In addition to teaching, the candidate will have additional responsibilities including advising students, curriculum development, and other service to the School.

Preference will be given to candidates who have, or are close to having, a PhD in Computer Science or related field as well as teaching experience. The minimum requirement for the position is an MS in Computer Science or closely related discipline. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The 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.

For priority consideration, application materials must be received by June 15, 2017. Applications should include CV, statement of teaching interests, a cover letter, and three letters of recommendation that, preferably, address the candidate's teaching qualifications or potential.

Contact James Riely at jriely@cs.depaul.edu for additional inquiries.

Apply at https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu/postings/1287




Instructor in Interdisciplinary Design Foundations

DePaul University’s College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM) School of Design (SoD) invites applications for a one-year renewable full time non-tenure track faculty in Interdisciplinary Design Foundations to begin in Fall 2017.

Responsibilities include focusing on design methods, research and pedagogy. A strong dedication to educating the next generation of interdisciplinary design thinkers and problem solvers by way of teaching introductory courses across design disciplines is key. Strong visual thinking and creative coding skills are essential expectations for this position. A core purpose of this position is to contribute to the integration of the School of Design’s various design disciplines (User Experience Design, Game Design, Graphic Design, Experience Design, Human-Centered Design, Digital Communication and Media Design). This position will focus on creating and teaching introductory level courses that will help shape the identity of the School.

Qualified candidates should have a graduate degree with a proven commitment to quality teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level or have professional equivalence in a related field. Record of research and/or extensive professional practice is required. Successful applicants will teach theoretical and practical hands-on courses, and will be able to work with faculty and students collaborative projects. Preferred qualifications:

  • Design methods
  • Systems thinking
  • Visual communication
  • Information visualization
  • HTML/CSS; Javascript; Processing

Located in the heart of Chicago’s vibrant Loop, the School of Design, which launched in January 2015, offers a learning environment that nurtures the development of new kinds of designers: flexible, interdisciplinary, life-long learners trained as collaborative problem seekers and solvers. Graduates are capable of integrating existing and cutting-edge technologies and social practices into visualizations, games, apps, products, processes, and experiences that positively impact society. We are interested in candidates who are excited to realize a vision for the School of Design that is based on its core values:

  • Empowering Designers, Makers, Artists, Users, and Audiences
  • Cultural Impact and Relevance
  • Building and Nourishing Community
  • Diversity of People and of Experiences
  • Experimentation and Innovation

For priority consideration, application materials should be received by July 1, 2017. After this date, we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled by Fall 2017. Applications should include a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, sample syllabi, and three letters of recommendation.

Apply at https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu/postings/1311

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.