Adjunct - Traditional Campus - Algorithms and Data Structures-College of Science, Engineering and Technology

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Phoenix, ARIZONA
Job Type: PartTime

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Make a Difference at Grand Canyon University

Shape the bright futures of Grand Canyon University students as an adjunct faculty member for the traditional ground campus 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 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. 

Course Description:  CST-201: Algorithms and Data Structures

This course covers classical algorithms and data structures, with an emphasis on implementation and use to solve real-world problems. The course focuses on algorithms for sorting, searching, string processing, and graphs. Students learn basic strategies to characterize and evaluate greedy algorithms, divide-and-conquer, recursive backtracking, and dynamic programming. The laboratory reinforces and expands learning of principles introduced in the lecture. Hands-on activities focus on writing code that implements concepts discussed in lecture, focusing on algorithm implementation techniques. Prerequisite: CST-210 or CST-135

FALL START - August 2017 - This class runs Tuesday and Thursday, from 5:00 PM to 6:45 PM, and is located on our main campus in Phoenix, AZ.


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.


Minimum:  Masters (or higher) in Computer Science or Masters (or higher) in Computer Programming or Masters (or higher) in Software Development or Masters (or higher) in Software Engineering or Masters (or higher) in a relevant field AND Experience developing in C++ and Java.

Preferred: Doctorate with an emphasis in Computer Science or Software Development or Software Engineering.

All instructors must have 5 or more years’ experience in Computer Programming and significant experience in Algorithm Development.

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GCU’s Christian worldview has shaped the university’s mission and growth for more than 65 years. As a Christ-centered higher education institution, GCU integrates faith, learning and work to connect the GCU community with distinct Christian principles and strong central values. At GCU, working professionals may find their purpose in ways marked by compassion, service, integrity and concern for the common good.

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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