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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 Humanities and Social Sciences, which provides a job focused education.  The college features a variety of programs from counseling and psychology to justice studies, history and English literature.

As an 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. 

Course Description - PCN-527 - Psychopharmacology and Addictions:

  • This course introduces students to the basic principles of psychopharmacology and the effects of psychoactive substances. Students examine the behavioral, psychological, physiological and social effects of psychoactive substance use, and learn to recognize symptoms of intoxication, withdrawal, and toxicity. The class covers various screening options, limitations, legal implications, and the utilization of pharmacotherapy as part of substance addiction treatment.

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. 

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

Qualifications:

  • Minimum: Doctorate in Clinical Psychology or Doctorate in Counseling AND current Licensed Independent Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Independent Substance Abuse Counselor or Licensed Independent Marriage and Family Therapy Counselor AND 2 or more years clinical experience in addictions. Alternative Minimum: Masters in Professional Counseling or Masters in Mental Health Counseling or Masters in Addiction Counseling or Masters in Counseling Psychology or Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy AND current Licensed Independent Professional Counselor (LPC) or a Licensed Independent Substance Abuse Counselor or a Licensed Independent Marriage and Family Therapy Counselor AND 2 or more years clinical experience in addictions AND 10 years work experience as an independently licensed counselor.

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GCU’s Christian worldview has shaped the university’s mission and growth for more than 65 years. As a Christ-centered higher education institution, GCU integrates faith, learning and work to connect the GCU community with distinct Christian principles and strong central values. At GCU, working professionals may find their purpose in ways marked by compassion, service, integrity and concern for the common good.

Employment is contingent upon the satisfactory outcome (as determined by the university) of pre-employment screening activities, including a background check.

For more information on Grand Canyon University please visit us at www.gcu.edu.



Posted 7 Days Ago

Part time

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