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Assistant Professor OR Instructor in Computer Science (Game Programming)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

For priority consideration, application materials must be received by January 1, 2018. Applications should include a CV, teaching statement, research statement, three letters of recommendation, and a cover letter. For more information contact:

Posting Details 

Classification Information

Rank Assistant Professor
Tenure Status Tenure Track

Position / Posting Information

Academic Year 2018-2019

DePaul University’s School of Computing invites applications for (a) a tenure-track position in Computer Science 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 2017 rated our programs 1st in the Midwest and 11th nationally; Princeton Review 2017 ranked our undergraduate program 18th nationally, and our graduate program 10th 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.

Required Qualifications

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

Candidates for the tenured track position should have a PhD or equivalent. Candidates without a terminal degree are eligible for a full-time instructor (renewable) position and are encouraged to apply. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Posting Number Full-time Faculty 198Posting
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary

For priority consideration, application materials must be received by January 1, 2018. Applications should include a CV, teaching statement, research statement, three letters of recommendation, and a cover letter.

For more information contact:

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Research Statement
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

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