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Job: Engineering Subject Matter Experts (SME)

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Posted: 06/13/2018

Job Status: Part Time

Job Reference #: R000011111

Job Type: Engineering/Architecture

Jobing Description

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Grand Canyon University is looking for Engineering Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) to design curriculum for programs in our new College of Science, Engineering and Technology (CSET).  The SME is a remote project-based, 1099 contractor position.  For each course developed, the contractor will be paid $1500.00. 

The SME involvement in the project will take approximately six to eight weeks and approximately six to ten hours of time each week.  The project is a collaborative effort that includes the design of learning content, assessments and other additional resources as needed.  You must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and three years of work experience in a related field.  A Master’s degree and work experience in a related field is preferred. 

 Following are the programs for which we need SME’s: 

  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering with Robotics emphasis
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology

Go to and click on Majors and Programs, then Engineering & Technology to review these programs of study and their course lists.  We are most in need of SME’s for the courses with the following prefixes: EEE and ESG, specifically ESG 430, ESG 435 and EEE 320.

If you would like to drop off a resume and join our Talent Community, please click here and scroll to the bottom of the page.

Alternatively, you may also complete our online application and attach a cover letter and indicate the courses for which you are qualified to be a SME, a resume and a copy of your transcripts for all degrees that you hold.  If your qualifications are a match for our needs, you will be contacted.


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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