Job Description

Grand Canyon University!  One of Arizona’s leading institutions of higher learning. 

Located in the Valley of Sun in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, GCU is a regionally accredited, private, nondenominational Christian University. 

Are you looking to shape the nurses of the future? Have you always thought about teaching? Are you prepared to pass on your knowledge to the next generation of Nurses and Healthcare professionals? We may have the opportunity you have been looking for.

The College of Nursing and Health Care Professions is seeking a part-time Faculty Member for Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioners  (AGACNP).

This role is located at our main campus - 33rd and Camelback in Phoenix, Arizona


Do you want to work collaboratively across all colleges, and with industry leaders to promote human flourishing?  We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of our academic community and integrate faith.

What you will do:

  • Teach one or more subjects within prescribed curriculum to facilitate and engage students in the learning process
  • Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments
  • Stimulate class discussions
  • Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others
  • Remain current with new trends and development in his/her field of expertise
  • Required to maintain the equivalent of a two courses per semester
  • Attend two on campus student events (program related/student preparedness)
  • Required to facilitate in the Adult GACNP On-Campus clinical residency experiences

What you need: 

  • Master’s degree required (MSN), Doctoral preferred or pursuing
  • Eighteen (18) hours of graduate study in a field relevant to teach responsibilities
  • Two or more years of relevant nursing/medical experience as a practicing nurse practitioner
  • Unencumbered, current RN Licensure in Arizona or a compact state required
  • Board certified ACNP or AGACNP

Why work at GCU:

  • Exceptional workplace benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401K savings plan
  • Generous time off plan and 11 paid holidays
  • Paid time off to volunteer in the community or at GCU sponsored events
  • Free covered parking
  • We also offer full-time employees, their spouses, and dependent children an Education Tuition Discount Program
  • Free on-site gyms on campus


Application Instructions

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