Human Resources - Faculty Jobs

The list below provides information about faculty positions currently available at Harding University. All candidates must be active members of the church of Christ and committed to Christian education.

Positions

Carr College of Nursing - Clinical Faculty (Part-time)

Seeking part-time clinical nursing faculty in medical/surgical and critical care sub-specialties for the undergraduate nursing program. Clinical groups may be supervised on Tuesday or Thursday days or evenings, or on Saturdays as scheduling will allow. The successful candidates should maintain an active, unencumbered nursing license; be eligible for RN licensing in the state of Arkansas; have a minimum of a graduate degree in nursing; and have nursing practice experience. Responsibilities including teaching and leading undergraduate clinical groups in nursing practice settings, evaluating student preparation and written clinical assignments, and leading pre and post clinical conferences to meet clinical objectives.

Candidates should be active members of the church of Christ and demonstrate a commitment to Christian education. Harding University is a private Christian institution of higher education chiefly supported by the churches of Christ.

Please contact Dr. Susan Kehl, dean, at skehl@harding.edu or Harding University, Carr College of Nursing, Box 12265, Searcy, AR  72149.

Carr College of Nursing - Faculty (Full-Time)

Harding University

Carr College of Nursing Faculty Position

All candidates must be active members of the church of Christ and committed to Christian education.

Seeking full-time faculty member in a 9 month position teaching in the undergraduate nursing program at the Carr College of Nursing. This appointment requires teaching physical assessment and other courses as assigned. The successful candidate should maintain an active, unencumbered nursing license; be eligible for APRN or RN licensing in the state of Arkansas; have nursing practice experience; and have a minimum of an earned master’s in nursing. Teaching experience is preferred. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching undergraduate nursing and working collaboratively in shared governance and accreditation compliance with the College of Nursing administration and faculty.

For more information, please contact Dr. Susan Kehl, dean, at skehl@harding.edu, Box 12265, Searcy, AR 72149 or 502-279-4941.

College of Pharmacy - Assistant/Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice

The Department of Pharmacy Practice at Harding University College of Pharmacy is seeking a full-time, 12-month, faculty member. The primary responsibilities for this position include didactic instruction in pharmacotherapy and related clinical sciences, maintenance of a clinical practice site for the purposes of service and experiential teaching, and active engagement in scholarship.

Applicants with ambulatory care and/or ambulatory care specialty experience are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants will possess a Pharm.D. as well as residency/fellowship training. At least two years of academic experience is preferred. Eligibility for pharmacy licensure in Arkansas is required. Candidates should be active members of the church of Christ and demonstrate a commitment to Christian education.

Interested individuals should contact Julie Kissack, Pharm.D., chair and professor of Pharmacy Practice, at 501-279-5562, jkissack@harding.edu.

College of Pharmacy - Assistant/Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Assistant/Associate Professor, Pharmaceutics

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Harding University’s College of Pharmacy seeks applications for a 12-month faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate professor. The primary responsibilities for this position include coordinating and teaching the pharmaceutics portions of the Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum, including pharmacy calculations, and pharmaceutics compounding laboratory. Engagement of students in research and the establishment of an active research program will be supported.

Qualified applicants will possess a Ph.D. degree in pharmaceutics or a pharmaceutics related field. Preference will be given to applicants with a strong interest in drug formulation and delivery systems with postdoctoral experience as well as to those with two or more years of academic or industrial experience. A professional degree in pharmacy is desirable but not required. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to Christian education.

Harding University is a private Christian institution of higher education chiefly supported by the fellowship of the churches of Christ. Located in Searcy, Arkansas, 50 miles northeast of Little Rock, the campus is comprised of 44 buildings on 200 acres near the foothills of the Ozarks. Recreational opportunities abound in Arkansas’ many state parks, living up to the state’s motto – the natural state.

Interested individuals should send a personal statement describing their teaching philosophy and research interest/experience, three letters of professional references and curriculum vitae to:

Jeff Mercer, Pharm.D.
Dean, College of Pharmacy
Harding University
915 E. Market Ave., Box 12230
Searcy, AR  72149
Office: 501-279-5205
Fax: 501-279-5525
jmercer1@harding.edu

College of Sciences - Department of Behavioral Sciences

Seeking a full-time faculty member in psychology.

The successful candidate will have a doctorate in psychology or clear plan to complete that degree. Teaching experience is preferable. Responsibilities will include teaching liberal arts psychology courses as well as upper-level psychology courses. Submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae to Dr. Terry Smith, Chair, at tsmith@harding.edu or 915 E. Market, Box 12260, Searcy, AR 72149.

College of Sciences - Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

The College of Sciences, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Harding University is seeking a full-time faculty member beginning in the fall of 2017.

The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in a chemistry-related field. Teaching experience is preferable. Responsibilities will include teaching liberal arts courses as well as introductory and upper-level chemistry courses offered by the department.

Candidates should be active members of the church of Christ and demonstrate a commitment to Christian education. Harding University is a private Christian institution of higher education chiefly supported by the churches of Christ. Submit a letter of application and curriculum vita to Dr. Dennis Matlock, chair, at dmatlock@harding.edu, or Campus Box 12272, Searcy, AR  72149.

College of Sciences - Department of Engineering and Physics

The Department of Engineering and Physics at Harding University seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position in Civil Engineering. Rank will be commensurate with experience. Candidates with a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or a closely related field are preferred. The primary responsibilities for this position include oversight, planning and accrediting of the Civil Engineering program in coordination with the Department Chair, curriculum development and teaching of undergraduate lecture and laboratory courses.

Candidates should be active members of the church of Christ and demonstrate a commitment to Christian education. Harding University is a private Christian institution of higher education chiefly supported by the churches of Christ.

To apply, submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae and statement of teaching interests to Dr. Zane Gastineau at zgastineau@harding.edu or to 915 E. Market St., Harding University Box 12290, Searcy, AR 72149. For more information, email Dr. Gastineau or call 501-279-5440.

College of Sciences - Department of Family and Consumer Sciences

DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/COLLEGE OF SCIENCES. 

Seeking a full-time faculty member.  The successful candidate will possess a minimum of a master’s degree in child life, with a relevant PhD preferred.  Applicants should have the Certified Child Life Specialist credential (CCLS), have work experience as a child life specialist in a major medical center, and have college teaching experience. 

Responsibilities will include teaching courses in areas of specialty, recruiting, mentoring and advising students, and serving on departmental, college, and university committees. 

Submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae to Dr. Denise Fisher, Chair, at dfisher@harding.edu.

College of Sciences - Department of Mathematics

Seeking a full-time faculty member. The successful candidate will possess a minimum of a Ph.D. in mathematics. Teaching experience is preferred. Background in statistics is preferred. Responsibilities will include teaching liberal arts mathematics courses as well as upper level mathematics and statistics courses.

Candidates should be active members of the church of Christ and demonstrate a commitment to Christian education.

Harding University is a private Christian institution of higher education chiefly supported by the churches of Christ. Submit a letter of application and curriculum vita to Dr. Ronald Smith, chair, at rgsmith@harding.edu.

Additional Openings

Each year, Harding expects to have additional openings.  Individuals interested in faculty positions should contact the Dean or Chair of the College or Department to obtain more information about potential openings.  Contact information is available on the Colleges and Departments page of this web site, or by contacting provost@harding.edu

Candidates should be active members of the church of Christ and demonstrate a commitment to Christian education.  Harding University is a private Christian institution of higher education chiefly supported by the churches of Christ.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Harding University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, disability or prior military service. Preference is given to persons whose lives exhibit respect for and support of the goals of Christian education. Unlawful discrimination is prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other applicable laws.

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