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

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) – Information System (20-21)

The College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM) at DePaul University invites applicants for a tenure-track position in one of the most comprehensive Information Systems (IS) programs in the country to begin in September 2020. More information about the program can be found at

While all candidates with expertise in Information Systems are encouraged to apply, we are particularly interested in those who can teach and develop courses on cloud computing, agile project management, digital transformation, data warehouse, IT strategy, business process management, and enterprise systems. We are an SAP University Alliance member. Candidates with SAP skills are encouraged to apply. The college resides in the Chicago downtown. Opportunities for industry collaboration abound. Thus, we are also interested in applicants who can develop strong ties with local industry leaders.

DePaul has a strong commitment in both teaching and research. Active involvement in the future development of the IS-program at CDM is expected. DePaul offers multiple programs allied with Information Systems, including Business Information Technology, Human Computer Interaction, Information Technology, Data Science, Software Engineering, and Health Informatics. We value candidates who have interest in collaborating with instructors and researchers in these allied fields. Our doctoral program has an excellent track record of research productivity, with various research centers and research grants.


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

DePaul seeks candidates with demonstrated cultural competencies to include teaching, service and research in diverse learning communities.

Application Instructions

For priority consideration, application materials must be received by September 31, 2019; applications will be accepted until position is filled. Apply at

Required Documents
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Teaching Statement
  • Research Statement
  • 3 Reference Letters
Optional Documents
  • Teaching Evaluations

Instructor in Game Design

The Game Development program in the School of Design within the College of Computing and Digital Media at DePaul invites applicants for a full-time, non-tenure track position with a one-year term to begin in September 2019.

As a member of the Game Design program you will be teaching undergraduate and graduate students the practical skills of game production, as well as mentoring them in innovative approaches to designing meaningful, experimental, artistic, political, and personal games. Located in the heart of Chicago’s vibrant Loop, the School of Design prides itself on nurturing a diverse body of students to become visionary and interdisciplinary designers. DePaul has a commitment to the broader community of Chicago, and our students engage in outreach and social justice projects in collaboration with local high schools, youth centers, libraries, museums, and NGOs. Our ideal candidate looks forward to helping students connect with opportunities to show and develop their work across the city and in collaboration with our sister programs in Gameplay Programming, Graphic Design, Animation, and User Experience Design. Learn more about the Game Design program

Faculty in the School of Design are given many forms of support to develop their careers as scholars and artists. Faculty have access to cutting-edge equipment and lab spaces, including VR and AR production spaces, a makerspace, as well as recording, film, and motion capture studios. The position features well-paid compensation and support for presenting work at festivals and conferences. Colleagues in the Game Design program are dedicated to mutual success and growth, and we are interested in someone who will add new dimensions to our program.

Required Documents
  • The ideal candidate for the position will have teaching, research and/or creative development experience in several of the following areas:
  • Scripting with Unity and/or Unreal
  • Level design
  • Systems design
  • Game narratives
  • Experimental game design
  • Game feel

We are looking for someone with a proven track record of showing games in festivals, museums, and/or professional conferences. Qualified candidates will have experience with teaching or mentoring in either an educational or professional environment as well as a developed body of creative work. DePaul draws students of many backgrounds and cultures from a diverse urban setting, thus CDM is interested in recruiting and maintaining a diverse faculty. We seek candidates whose experience has prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion and have given them the confidence to fully engage audiences in higher education from a wide spectrum of backgrounds. Members of all racial, ethnic, ability and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in your field are encouraged to apply. DePaul University offers equal employment opportunities to all persons in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.

DePaul seeks candidates with demonstrated cultural competencies to include teaching, service and research in diverse learning communities.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit all applications by August 1st for fullest consideration, however applications will continue to be accepted after this date.

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Instructor in Graphic Design

The School of Design within the College of Computing and Digital Media at DePaul University invites applications to apply for a full-time non-tenure track, one-year position (renewable) position in our Graphic Design program, located in the heart of Chicago’s vibrant Loop. The Graphic Design program is an anchor program in the School of Design, which includes cross-disciplinary programs in User Experience Design, and Game Design. The primary responsibilities for this position are the teaching of undergraduates and the development of new and existing coursework. We are in the process of building graduate degrees in Graphic Design and presently have graduate degrees in Experience Design, Human-centered Design and joint programs with the College of Communication in Digital Communication Media Arts and with the School of Computing in Human Computer Interaction. Other responsibilities will include contributing to the program's extracurricular student groups; supporting the school's design speaker series; and strengthening our external networks and connections in the field.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

learn more about the Graphic Design program.

Required Qualifications

Ideal candidates for the position will have teaching and creative experience as well as professional experience in the field. MFA, MDes or equivalent, are strongly encouraged to apply.

We are looking for faculty engaged in all aspects of visual design with a commitment to both traditional and contemporary design practices. Skills and experience in typography, digital/interactive design, and design research are desired.

DePaul seeks candidates with demonstrated cultural competencies to include teaching, service and research in diverse learning communities.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Preferred applications are due by 28 July. Application review will begin 29 July and the search will continue until the position is filled.

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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

Media Systems Engineer - 3316

If you are an external applicant apply for this position(s) through the university’s Human Resources office. Go to and click on the “External Applicants” to apply.

If you are current university employee apply for this position(s) through the university’s Human Resources office.

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.

If you are interested in applying to be a grader for CDM, click here.