Faculty – College of Nursing and Health Care Professions – ACNP

Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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Make a Difference at Grand Canyon University

Shape the bright futures of Grand Canyon University students as a full time Faculty member for the traditional ground campus in the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions at our campus in Phoenix, AZ. The College, boasts a rich 30-year history providing outstanding health care and nursing degree programs. Students can earn their RN to BSN, or a master’s in nursing degree specializing in advanced patient care or in the emerging fields of health care administration, management, or public health.

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. 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.

The College of Nursing and Health Care Professions is seeking a full time Faculty for Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP). Target start is immediate and please note, this positon is a ground position at our Phoenix campus and is NOT remote.

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. Other main responsibilities include:

  • Teaches one or more subjects within prescribed curriculum to facilitate and engage students in the learning process.
  • Compiles bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments.
  • Stimulates class discussions.
  • Compiles, administers, and grades examinations, or assigns this work to others.
  • Remains current with new trends and development in his/her field of expertise.
  • Required to maintain the equivalent of a four course load (16 credit hours).

Qualifications:

  • 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.
  • Must successfully pass a drug test.
  • A respect for and ability to work with students.
  • Evidence of involvement in one’s professional area (e.g. membership in professional organizations, presentations, research, and/or publications.)
  • Participation in and/or support of the university program in all areas including an evident congruence with the philosophy and direction of the institution, and service to the community.
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

Interested in GCU Faculty and Adjunct positions, but can’t find a position that’s right for you?

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How to apply

Only candidates who submit a resume and complete the full application will be considered – anyone without a resume will be declined automatically. For assistance with your job application please use our External Candidate Job Application Guide.

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Since 1949, Grand Canyon University has been a premier private university in Arizona, helping students find their purpose and achieve their potential through landing the career of their dreams, advancing their career, and changing careers. As a Christian university, GCU also encourages students to find their purpose in Christ, with an emphasis on applying Christian values and ethics to the workplace.