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/Associate/Full Professor in Computer Science

DePaul University’s School of Computing invites applications for an Assistant/Associate/Full Professor position to begin in September 2019. We are interested in candidates with expertise in all areas of computer science. We seek candidates with a strong commitment to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. The School of Computing is committed to provide a flexible and supportive environment for candidates seeking rewarding academic careers with a balanced emphasis among teaching and research.

DePaul’s School of Computing is a unit of the College of Computing of and Digital Media, an inter-disciplinary college with a broad range of innovative programs including Computer Science, Game Development, Human Computer Interaction, Information Security, Data Science, 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 systems, entrepreneurship & technology leadership. We also offer a minor in Software Engineering in our undergraduate 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 nearly 60 full-time faculty, more than 3,000 undergraduate majors and graduate students, and offers Bachelor’s, Master’s, and PhD programs.

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.

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

Apply at https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu/postings/2285. For priority consideration, application materials must be received by January 30, 2019.

E-mail Prof. Corin Pitcher at cpitcher@cs.depaul.edu for additional inquiries.

  • Required Documents
  • Cover letter
  • C.V.
  • Teaching statement
  • Research statement
  • Three letters of recommendation



Faculty Professor in Network Technologies

DePaul University’s School of Computing invites applications for a faculty position in Network Technologies to begin in Fall 2019. Candidates with a PhD will be considered for a tenure-track position. Others will be considered for a full-time non-tenure-track faculty appointment, which is renewable annually, based on performance.

We are particularly interested in candidates who demonstrate outstanding teaching and deep knowledge in routing and switching, data center technologies, virtualization, cloud technologies, software-defined networks and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies. You will also have opportunities to join established research projects in areas that include Internet of Things (IoT), network security, cellular networks, and software-defined networks.

Successful candidates will be part of a highly-recognized and well-established graduate and undergraduate programs in Network Engineering and Security that make use of extensive network laboratory facilities utilizing equipment from Cisco, Juniper, Palo Alto and others. Information about our academic programs can be found here: https://www.cdm.depaul.edu/academics/Pages/MSInNetworkEngineeringandManagement.aspx

DePaul’s School of Computing, part of the College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM), is committed to the teacher-scholar model that supports outstanding teaching and research activities. The School of Computing has a strong track record of supporting interdisciplinary and industry collaborations. With over 60 full-time faculty and more than 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students, our school offers a PhD program in Computer and Information Sciences, fourteen graduate and nine undergraduate programs that include Network Engineering and Security, Data Science, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Cybersecurity, Cyber Physical Systems, Human Computer Interaction, and Game Development. Located in the heart of Chicago’s Loop, the central business district of Chicago, our college also offers numerous opportunities for industry partnerships.

We seek candidates who demonstrate a commitment to high-quality teaching. Candidates for a tenure-track position must also demonstrate solid research results and the promise of continuing productive research. In addition, candidates will be expected to take a leading role in curriculum development. Additional responsibilities include supervising student projects, developing lab exercises, and fostering collaborations with industry in the Chicago area.

Candidates for this position must have at minimum a Master of Science degree in computer science, network technologies, telecommunications, cloud technologies, or a related field and at least 4 years of professional experience. Candidates for the tenure-track position must also have a PhD degree. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

We will give preference to candidates who have advanced industry network certifications and extensive teaching experience. We will also give preference to candidates with a PhD in a related discipline, established research results and a record of successful industry collaborations.

Apply at https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu/postings/2299

For priority consideration, application material must be received by February 1st, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled but no later than March 31st, 2019. For questions please email gbrewste@depaul.edu.

All applicants should include a teaching statement (2 pages maximum) that details their experiences in teaching and curriculum development, in addition to other application materials. The applicant resume/CV should clearly list all courses in network technologies previously taught. Candidates for a tenure-track position must also include a research statement (2 pages maximum) describing research goals, projects and future work.

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.




Assistant Professor in Production Design/Production

Responsibilities

The School of Cinematic Arts at DePaul University invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Production Design/Production in one of the most innovative and fastest-growing film schools in the country. The School of Cinematic Arts offers a concentration in Production Design for our BFA students, a cross-college degree formed with The Theatre School at DePaul.

The responsibilities of this position will require teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in production design for film and television. The ability to teach courses in film and television production is also desired. All tenure-track faculty are expected to develop and maintain a scholarly profile that aligns with the expectations of tenure and promotion. Additionally, they participate in service within and beyond campus including: attendance at program and departmental meetings, active participation in recruitment efforts, advising students, participation in departmental, college, and university committees, and professional stewardship in the field.

Required Qualifications

Ideal candidates for the positions will have three years of teaching and industry experience. We are actively seeking candidates with cultural diversity competency skills that enhance the experience of traditionally underrepresented populations and cultivate a more inclusive climate for our students, staff, faculty, and the broader community of which DePaul is an integral part.

Minimum Qualifications
  • MFA degree (or equivalent) and three years of professional industry experience in film and/or television.
  • Excellent diversity competency skills.
  • Professional and teaching experience in production design skills such as CAD, drawing, model-making, set construction, and/or scenic painting.
  • Professional and teaching experience in additional areas of production.
Special Instructions Summary

Apply at https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu/postings/2249

To Apply: Submit the following

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Diversity Competency Statement
  • Sample Syllabi for a course you would propose to teach
  • Links to Creative Work
  • Three letters of reference

Deadline: A review of applications will Jan. 6th, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

DePaul University is located in the heart of Chicago's vibrant Loop and Lincoln Park communities, and the Production Program is part of the School of Cinematic Arts (SCA). In 2018, SCA was ranked 13th in Hollywood Reporter’s annual list of the top film schools in the country and named by Variety as one of the top film schools in the world.

In SCA, there are currently over 1000 majors enrolled in the BA, BFA, BS, MS and MFA degree programs. The MFA degrees are in Film and Television Directing, Screenwriting, Creative Producing, Documentary and Animation. Production resources include industry standard camera packages, two green screen stages, a motion capture studio, two sound studios, one television studio, one 4K digital cinema theatre, a lighting and sound stage, grip truck and a two full sound stages at Cinespace Studios. Past visiting artists include directors Lana and Lily Wachowski, Colin Trevorrow, Marc Webb, Tom DeCillo, producer Paula Wagner, filmmaker Werner Herzog, former Disney executive Chuck Viane, and actor Tim Robbins. For more information about the cinema program, please visit /about/Pages/School-of-Cinematic-Arts.aspx

Positions begin fall of 2019. Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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.




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.

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. 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 position is contingent upon available budgetary resources.

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 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 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 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.

Applicants should have either an MS in CS with at least 10 years of professional experience or a Ph.D.

Apply at https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu/postings/2344Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For priority consideration, application materials should be received by April 30, 2019.

Contact Corin Pitcher at cpitcher@cs.depaul.edu for additional inquiries.

Required Documents
  • Cover letter
  • C.V.
  • Teaching statement
  • Three letters of recommendation



Instructor in Game Design

Responsibilities

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 renewable one-year term to begin in September 2019.

As a member of the Game Design program you would 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. As such we are interested in recruiting and maintaining a diverse group of faculty. 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. You can learn more about the Game Design program here: www.cdm.depaul.edu/landing/gaming/index.html

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 Qualifications

A terminal degree such as an MFA or PhD is required for this position. The ideal candidate for the position will have teaching and creative development experience in several of the following areas:

  • Prototyping and playtesting
  • Scripting
  • Level design
  • Systems design
  • Game narratives
  • Experimental game design
  • Social justice based game design

We are looking for someone with a proven track record of showing games in festivals, museums, and/or conferences, who has advised student work accepted into festivals. Qualified candidates will have substantial experience teaching and mentoring students, as well as a record of scholarly and creative activity. 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.

To apply please submit the following application materials: a cover letter describing your experience and interests; a CV including a list of any publications; a teaching portfolio with a statement of teaching philosophy and sample syllabi and assignments; a design portfolio; a diversity statement; and three letters of reference.

Apply at https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu/postings/2248




Professional Lecturer in Screenwriting

The School of Cinematic Arts at DePaul University invites applicants for full-time, non-tenure-track positions in writing for television and/or web series. The School of Cinematic Arts is one of the most innovative and fastest-growing film schools in the nation, offering an MFA in Genre and Drama Writing, an MFA in Comedy Writing created in partnership with The Second City, and BFA concentrations in screenwriting, comedy filmmaking, and (web series) showrunning.

The responsibilities of this position will require teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in screenwriting, writing for television, and/or web series. All full-time faculty are expected to develop and maintain a professional creative profile. Additionally, service within and beyond campus is expected, including: attendance at program and departmental meetings, active participation in recruitment efforts, advising students, participation in departmental, college, and university committees, and professional stewardship in the field.

Ideal candidates would have a graduate degree and at least three years of teaching and professional screenwriting experience. We are actively seeking candidates with cultural diversity competency skills that enhance the experience of traditionally underrepresented populations and cultivate a more inclusive climate for our students, staff, faculty, and the broader community of which DePaul is an integral part.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Graduate degree and/or extensive professional writing experience in film and/or television.
  • Excellent diversity competency skills.
  • Teaching experience in writing for film, television, and/or web series.

Apply at https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu/postings/2294

Submit the following
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Diversity Competency Statement (Other Document)
  • Sample Syllabi for a course you would propose to teach
  • Writing Samples
  • Three letters of reference

Deadline: A review of applications will Jan. 6th, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

DePaul University is located in the heart of Chicago’s vibrant Loop and Lincoln Park communities, and the Screenwriting Program is part of the School of Cinematic Arts (SCA). In 2018, SCA was ranked 13th in Hollywood Reporter’s annual list of the top film schools in the country and named by Variety as one of the top film schools in the world.

In SCA, there are currently over 1000 majors enrolled in the BA, BFA, BS, MS and MFA degree programs. The MFA degrees are in Film and Television Directing, Screenwriting, Creative Producing, Documentary, and Animation. Production resources include industry standard camera packages, two green screen stages, a motion capture studio, two sound studios, one television studio, one 4K digital cinema theater, a lighting and sound stage, grip truck and a two full sound stages at Cinespace Studios. Each year the screenwriting program hosts The Courier 12 Screenwriting Conference, whose guests have included Meg LaFauve, Stephany Folsom, Lucy Alibar, Steve Levitan, Howard Rodman, Tom Schulman, Aaron Rahsaan Tomas, and Rafael Augustín among many others. We also take a cohort of students to the Austin Film Festival’s Screenwriting Conference each year. For more information about our film school, please visit our website: http://www.cdm.depaul.edu/about/Pages/School-of-Cinematic-Arts.aspx

Positions begin fall of 2019. Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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.




Professional Lecturer in Information Technology

The School of Computing at DePaul University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track faculty position beginning in Fall 2019. The appointment is initially for one academic year and is renewable, contingent upon satisfactory performance. We seek a candidate with a commitment to high-quality teaching particularly in the area of web development. Job responsibilities include teaching, curriculum development, and committee service.

Candidates should either have (1) an MS or PhD degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Software Engineering, or a closely related area or (2) a BS or MS degree with significant professional, technical, and teaching experience.

Candidates are sought that have expertise and experience in at least one of these technologies related to web development: web frameworks, front end development, mobile development, cloud computing, web services, and DevOps.

The School of Computing is part of DePaul’s 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, Information Technology, Human Computer Interaction, Game Development, and Information Security.

DePaul students come from many backgrounds and cultures from a diverse urban setting. Thus CDM is interested in recruiting and maintaining a diverse faculty. Members of all underrepresented groups, such as women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, DePaul University provides job opportunities to qualified individuals, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local EEO laws.

Apply at https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu/postings/2303

For priority consideration, application materials must be received by March 15, 2019; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications should include CV, statement of teaching interests, a cover letter, and three letters of recommendation that address the candidate’s teaching qualifications or potential. Contact Steve Jost, sjost@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

Media Systems Engineer - 3316

If you are an external applicant apply for this position(s) through the university’s Human Resources office. Go to https://offices.depaul.edu/human-resources/careers/Pages/default.aspx 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.