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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 Science, Engineering and Technology .  Through hands-on, inquiry-based learning, the college provides an outlet for innovation and cross-disciplinary exposure. It also features pre-professional degrees in biology, alongside our degrees in information systems, and a forensic science and exercise science program.  

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. 

CYB-525: Technology Implementation of Security Solutions

This course examines the tools and technologies used to secure an organization’s intellectual property. Students will consider encryption, hardware security, software vulnerabilities, remote access technologies, and layered security defense strategies in the development of secure architectures. A technology-focused course, students will provide effective solutions around firewalls, networking, server security, database and website protocols, and VPN configurations.


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.


  • Experience: 5+ years experience in Cyber Security related field with skills in risk analysis, governance, compliance, and security program development, with knowledge and practice of security hardening techniques and industry best practices including layered-security, encryption, and cyber security frameworks.
  • Education: Doctorate in Information Technology or Doctorate in Computer Science or Doctorate in Computer Information or equivalent experience in the appropriate fields is required.
  • Certifications (Preferred): Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).

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

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Posted 16 Days Ago

Part time


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