Job: Adjunct - Online - College of Nursing and Health Care Professions -Doctor of Nursing Practice

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Adjunct - Online - College of Nursing and Health Care Professions –Doctor of Nursing Practice
Job Requisition:5277
Job Category:Education - Faculty


What will you create today? At Grand Canyon University our faculty fosters tomorrow's educators, nurses, business leaders, musicians and much more through a strong dedication to our students. If you possess the qualifications listed below and an enthusiasm to share your knowledge with online students, we invite and encourage you to explore this singular opportunity.

Founded in 1949, Grand Canyon University is one of Arizona's leading higher learning institutions. Based in Phoenix, the regionally accredited, private, interdenominational Christian university offers online and campus-based bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs through the College of Doctoral Studies, Ken Blanchard College of Business, College of Education, College of Nursing and Health Care Professions, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Fine Arts and Production and College of Theology.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Teaches one or more subjects within prescribed curriculum.
  • Prepares and delivers lectures to students.
  • Compiles bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments.
  • Stimulates class discussions.
  • Administers, and grades examinations, or assigns this work to others.
  • Remains current with new trends and development in his/her field of expertise.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Immediate part-time, online instructors for:

  • DNP-801 – Introduction to DNP Studies
  • DNP-805 - Health Care Informatics
  • DNP-810 – Emerging Areas of Human Health


  • Doctorate degree from a regionally accredited institution is required.
  • Scholarly publications/presentations preferred.
  • One of the following is required: DNP or PhD in Nursing required
  • Appropriate related doctoral degree and 9 credits of graduate level coursework in nursing
  • Two of the following is required: At least 3 years of experience teaching graduate level nursing coursework or at least 5 years of progressive professional experience in nursing
  • Demonstrated expertise through publications or related professional or dissertation committee experience

Grand Canyon University provides a quality education from the context of our Christian heritage for both traditional students as well as working professionals. As a Christian university, it is our desire to help our students, both online and those living on campus, in their academic and spiritual journeys. To help our students find their purpose and achieve their full potential, we integrate our Christian worldview into everything we do. Our theological Doctrinal Statement embraces the pillars of belief that serve as a foundation for all of Christianity.