Job Description

Make a Difference at Grand Canyon University

Shape the bright futures of Grand Canyon University students as an online adjunct faculty member for the online division in the College of Doctoral Studies , which offers programs tailored towards the interests of our students, including: Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership,  Doctor of Business Administration , and Doctor of Philosophy in General Psychology.  Specializations are offered that respond to the needs of a global society.

As an online adjunct faculty member, you’ll provide program instruction in an online format, 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. 

Work Perks at GCU:

  • Education Benefits and Tuition Assistance
  • 401(k)
  • Employee Perks and Discounts

Course Description:

Principles of Industrial and Organizational Psychology

This course applies social and organizational methods and principles to business and industry. Topics include human behavior at work; personnel selection, evaluation, and training; motivation and job satisfaction; management philosophies; employee-management relationships; work and equipment design; working conditions, accidents and human errors; and consumer psychology.


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:

  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.


  • Minimum: Psychology Doctorate OR Doctorate in a related discipline with 9 graduate credits in Psychology. Doctorate from a regionally accredited institution required.
  • Scholarly publications/presentations are required.
  • At least 3 years experience teaching graduate level psychology OR dissertation committee experience.
  • At least 5 years of progressive professional work experience related to industrial/organizational psychology and/or consulting.

Before submitting your application please attach the following to review:

  • CV or Resume with Scholarly publications/presentations.
  • Your unofficial transcripts for any applicable conferred doctorate degrees.
  • Any applicable licenses/certifications

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