Instructor in Software Engineering

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job description

Rank: Instructor

Tenure Status
Term/Non Tenure Track


The School of Computing in the College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM) at DePaul University in Chicago invites applicants for a full-time, non-tenure track Instructor position in Software Engineering. Located in the heart of Chicago’s vibrant Loop, 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, real-time game systems, and entrepreneurship & technology leadership. We also offer a minor in Software Engineering in our undergraduate program. Further information about the Software Engineering program can be found at

The primary responsibility of this position is to teach software engineering courses at both graduate and upper-level undergraduate levels. Other responsibilities will include advising students, curriculum development, and developing an out-reach program.

Required Qualifications

Ideal candidates for the position will have an active interest in software engineering education and the state of the art in software engineering practices. Teaching and development experiences in software development and software architecture are required. Candidates must have a MS degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or a closely related area.

Preferred Qualifications

A Ph.D. or ABD is preferred.

Posting Number
Full-time Faculty 233Posting

Open Until Filled: Yes

How to apply

Apply online

Required applicant documents

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A statement of teaching philosophy
  • Three reference letters. Please list the names and contact information for your references. Your references will be sent a link and instructions on how to upload their recommendation.

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.

At DePaul, teaching and learning is our priority. That might seem obvious, but of the nation's 10 largest private universities, DePaul University is the only one whose faculty priority is teaching. We’re also the nation’s largest Catholic university, committed to an educational experience that weaves together mind, place, people and heart.