Job Description

Make a Difference at Grand Canyon University

Shape the bright futures of Grand Canyon University students as an adjunct faculty member for the Colangelo College of Business.  At the cornerstone of every degree earned at the Colangelo College of Business is an education that develops values driven business leaders. The college features more than 25 programs from the bachelor through the master's level, including several high-demand  MBA programs  and an accelerated accounting degree.  

As an adjunct faculty member, you’ll provide program instruction incorporating innovative teaching methodologies, cutting-edge technologies and other industry trends reflecting advancements in your discipline.  If you are highly motivated and passionate about teaching exceptional quality instruction, we’d like to hear from you. 

Important:

** This course is for Fall 2022 (09/06/2022 - 12/18/2022). This course is 15 weeks in length.

** This is a live, synchronous class session with an assigned meeting day and time (Phoenix, AZ Time Zone).

Work Perks at GCU:

Education Benefits and Tuition Assistance

401(k)

Employee Perks and Discounts

Course Description:

Essentials of Economics

This survey course covers the basic concepts of microeconomics and macroeconomics. The course begins by addressing the fundamental concepts of scarcity, choice, opportunity cost, and comparative advantage. The course builds on these fundamentals to explain the market forces of supply and demand, market efficiency, the economics of the public sector, and the firm's behavior under competitive market conditions. The second half of the course focuses on basic macroeconomic concepts, including measurement of national income, economic growth, and productivity. In addition, this course covers the monetary system and the classical theory of inflation.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include equipping students with the required skill set, facilitating classroom discussions, assessing student performance and preparing students to be successful leaders in their chosen profession.  Other main responsibilities include the following:

  • Facilitate a live, synchronous class session (Phoenix, AZ Time Zone).
  • Facilitate weekly main discussion forums to engage students in the online classroom.
  • Adhere to weekly grading requirements, deadlines, and timeframes.
  • Respond to students’ questions and emails within the established timeframes.
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum: Masters in Economics or a Masters degree and a minimum of 15 graduate credit hours in economics
  • AND at least 5 years of professional experience in the field of economics or finance.
  • Graduate degree must be from a regionally accredited college or university.

Before submitting your application please attach the following to review:

  • Resume
  • Your unofficial transcripts for any applicable conferred graduate degrees.
  • Any applicable licenses/certifications

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