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. 

Do you want to be part of a growing college with a servant-leader and teaching-focused mission? Are you an industry expert who wants to share your expertise as a Psychology Professional with undergraduate students?

Shape the bright futures of Grand Canyon University students as a full time Faculty member for the traditional ground campus in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, which provides a job focused education.

As a full-time Faculty member, you’ll provide program instruction incorporating innovative teaching methodologies, cutting-edge technologies and other industry trends reflecting advancements in your discipline. You will also have the opportunity to work at a thriving diverse campus and with online student populations. 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.

Grand Canyon University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences is seeking a full-time Lecturer faculty member to teach Bachelor’s level Psychology courses! We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of our academic community.

Please note: this is a 9 month full time faculty position based at our main campus in Phoenix, AZ with a start date of August 2023.

What you will do:

  • Teach undergraduate psychology courses

  • Maintain a student load of 220 students at T-2 level.

  • Available to teach during the day and possible evenings.

  • Assist students outside classroom hours.

  • Stay current on topics related to best practices related to psychology.

  • Active engagement in professional development activities.

  • Compliance with all college and University policies.

  • Assist with the integration of Christian worldview in the psychology programs. 

What you need:

  • Master’s degree in Psychology.  

  • Two-year instructional experience in psychology at the post-secondary level.

  • Familiarity with web enhanced instructional tools such as LoudCloud.

  • Familiarity with academic research.

  • Ability to articulate a clear understanding of values-based education from a Christian perspective.

  • Strong communication, time management and organizational skills.

  • Demonstrated teamwork, self-motivation, integrity, and commitment to maintaining high professional standards.

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

Bonus Points:

  • Doctorate in Psychology. 

  • One year of traditional instructional experience in psychology at the post-secondary level.

  • Demonstrates excellence in teaching across multiple modalities.

  • Demonstrates excellence in teaching traditional and non-traditional students.

  • Demonstrates knowledge conducting academic research.

  • Demonstrates knowledge in curriculum writing, development, and review.

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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