Job Description

Make a Difference at Grand Canyon University

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences employs faculty and faculty leaders who are passionate about engaging and mentoring students. Our faculty are energetic advisors who are committed to helping our students grow academically, spiritually, and personally. They are experts in their respective fields, in addition to being passionate educators and collaborators who help enhance the college experience for all students.

Join our mission in helping others find their purpose and start your instructor career with GCU. The College of Humanities and Social Sciences offers rewarding opportunities for adjunct faculty to teach part-time, face-to-face instruction at our Phoenix campus. If you are highly motivated and passionate about teaching exceptional quality instruction in modern facilities with smaller class sizes, we’d like to hear from you.

Why Work at GCU:

  • Tuition benefits specifically for the adjunct employee
  • 401(k)
  • Employee Perks and Discounts
  • Gym and Fitness Center
  • Canyon Health & Wellness Center

GCU Traditional Campus -  Phoenix, AZ:

  • Courses are in-person and on-campus for the Fall 2024 Semester (09/03/2024 - 12/15/2024)

Course: Small Group Communication

This course examines the principles and processes of small groups and the development of skills for participation and leadership in small group settings, as well as practice in problem solving, decision making, critical reasoning, and information sharing.

Course: Relational Communication

This writing-intensive course focuses on the communication processes in personal relationships such as romantic relationships, family relationships, and friendships. Through quantitative and qualitative methods and other theoretical perspectives, students in this class examine the expression and interpretation of messages in everyday personal interactions as well as significant relational events. Students also explore communication processes involved in developing, maintaining, and dissolving relationships, how communication impacts partners and their relationships, and how to improve relational quality or individual well-being through communication.

What You Will Do:

  • Facilitate classroom lecture and discussions
  • Engage students in learning course objectives and topics
  • Assess student performance and mentor success in the classroom
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement, and Mission of Grand Canyon University

What You Will Bring:

  • PhD in Communication (Preferred) OR
  • OR Master’s in Communication OR
  • 9 graduate credits in Communications with substantial teaching experience

Before submitting your application, please attach the following to review:

  • Your unofficial transcript reflecting degree earned with 9 graduate credit hours in the areas listed above
  • Your unofficial transcripts for any applicable conferred graduate degrees

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Application Instructions

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