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

Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration - Management Department

Seeking a full-time faculty member for the Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration with appointment beginning Fall 2016. A preference will be given to a Ph.D. in a business field with at least eighteen graduate hours of economics. Applicants with a J.D. or a master’s degree and at least eighteen graduate hours in economics will be considered.

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.

The Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration is committed to the promotion of free markets and economic freedom. Interested individuals should submit a letter of application, a current vitae, three church references, three professional references and a transcript of the highest degree awarded. Please send applications to Dr. Jim Shelton, Associate Dean, Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration, Box 10774, Searcy, Ark. 72149. Email address is jgshelton@harding.edu.

Cannon-Clary College of Education - Educational Leadership and Research Foundations

Seeking full-time faculty position in the area of educational leadership and research foundations beginning fall 2016. The successful candidate will have earned a doctorate from an approved program in educational leadership. Candidates who are ABD will be considered. Experience as a building-level administrator and licensure or licensure-eligible as a school district level administrator and experience teaching in higher education is preferred. Technology skills are essential to this position. Experience with research, measurement, or statistical analysis will be helpful. The successful candidate will be teaching educational leadership and related courses on the main campus, at satellite campuses and/or online; chairing and serving on doctoral committees; recruiting for educational leadership programs; and doing limited research and publishing.  This is a nine month teaching contract with summer assignments required under a separate contract. Applicants adding to the diversity of the faculty are encouraged, including underrepresented populations and those with disabilities.

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 an introductory letter, curriculum vita, and contact information to  Dr. Bruce Bryant, bbryant1@harding.eduor by snail mail to Dr. Bruce Bryant, Director--Educational Leadership, Cannon-Clary College of Education, Box 12261, Harding University, Searcy, AR 72143. All positions are contingent upon funding.

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

Seeking part-time clinical nursing faculty in pediatrics, obstetrics, 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 - Women's Health

Seeking full-time faculty member in a 9 month position teaching in the undergraduate and graduate nursing programs at the Carr College of Nursing. This appointment requires clinical teaching in Women’s Health for the undergraduate program, and teaching distance education courses in the graduate program. The successful candidate should maintain an active, unencumbered nursing license; be eligible for RN or APRN licensing in the state of Arkansas; have nursing practice experience in Women’s Health/ Obstetrics;  have a earned doctorate in nursing or a related field or be enrolled in a doctoral program. Teaching experience is preferred. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching undergraduate and graduate nursing and working collaboratively in shared governance and accreditation compliance with the College of Nursing administration and faculty.

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.

For more information, please contact Dr. Susan Kehl, dean, at skehl@harding.edu, Box 12265, Searcy, AR 72149 or 501-279-4941.

College of Pharmacy - Assistant/Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

The Assistant/Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (ADAA) reports directly to the Dean and is the second ranking academic officer of the College. The ADAA serves as a liaison between University academic support services and the College of Pharmacy. The ADAA is responsible for all academic matters. The ADAA ensures effective development, delivery, and improvement of the curriculum, including oversight and ensures that comprehensive and effective systems for assessment and evaluation are in place. The ADAA develops and implements procedures for the preparation of academic affairs reports for internal and external audiences. The ADAA interfaces with both the assessment and curriculum committees to ensure actions are followed through, especially implementation of student and faculty development activities. The ADAA serves as an advisor to all students on academic matters and works in conjunction with the Director of Student Affairs in considering non-academic student concerns.

Successful applicants will have a record of academic administration, a successful record of scholarship, experience with faculty development, and excellent interpersonal skills in addition to a Ph.D. or a Pharm.D. degree and be within two years of being qualified for appointment at the associate or full professor level. A pharmacy-related background is preferred. Candidates should be active members of the church of Christ and demonstrate a commitment to Christian education.

Interested individuals should contact Jeff Mercer, Pharm.D., Dean, at 915 E. Market, Box 12230, Searcy, AR 72149, 501-279-5205, or jmercer1@harding.edu.

College of Pharmacy - Pharmacy Practice Faculty

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 internal medicine and internal medicine 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 Jeanie Smith, Pharm.D., associate professor, at 501-279-5532, jsmith17@harding.edu, or 915 E. Market, Box 12230, Searcy, AR 72149.

College of Pharmacy - Assistant/Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Harding University College of Pharmacy invites applications for a 12-month faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate professor. The primary responsibilities for this position include creating, coordinating, and delivering instruction in the classroom as well as a student-compounding laboratory as part of the pharmaceutical sciences program meeting curriculum requirements for the Doctor of Pharmacy program. Engagement of students in research and the establishment of an active research program will be supported.

Qualified applicants will possess a Ph.D. in pharmaceutical sciences, medicinal chemistry, or a related field. Preference will be given to applicants with a strong interest in drug formulation and delivery 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 be active members of the church of Christ and demonstrate a commitment to Christian education. Harding is a private Christian institution of higher education chiefly supported by the churches of Christ.

Submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae to Dr. Jim Tarrant, search committee chair, at jtarrant@harding.edu, 501-279-4868, or 915 E. Market, Box 12230, Searcy, AR 72149.

Department of Behavioral Sciences - Psychology

Seeking a full-time faculty member in psychology. The successful candidate will have a doctorate in psychology, or will have a clear path to complete that degree. Teaching experience is preferable. Responsibilities will include teaching liberal arts psychology courses as well as upper level psychology 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. Terry Smith, chair, at tsmith@harding.edu or mail to Box 12260, Searcy, AR  72149.

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

The 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.

Department of Engineering & Physics - Mechanical Engineering

Seeking applicants for a full-time faculty position. Candidates with a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field are preferred. The primary responsibilities for this position include teaching undergraduate lecture and laboratory classes in the areas of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer and elective courses in similar areas. Rank will be commensurate with experience. 

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 Ave, Harding University Box 12290, Searcy, AR 72149. For more information, email Dr. Gastineau or call 501-279-5440.

Department of Mathematics

Seeking a full-time faculty member in mathematics. The successful candidate will preferably have a doctorate in mathematics, or will have a clear plan to complete that degree. Teaching experience is preferable. Responsibilities will include teaching liberal arts mathematics courses as well as upper level mathematics.

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, or Box 10764, Searcy, AR  72149.

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.

Occupational Therapy Program - Director

Seeking program director. The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree, eight years of clinical experience in the OT field, administrative experience, and three years in a full-time academic appointment at the post-secondary level.

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 interest to Dr. Rebecca Weaver, dean of the College of Allied Health, at bweaver@harding.edu or Box 12287, Searcy, AR  72149-2287.

Physician Assistant Program

Seeking one full-time faculty. The successful candidate should possess a minimum of a master’s degree in physician assistant studies or similar field. Three years of clinical experience and one year of teaching experience preferred. PA applicants should be NCCPA certified and eligible for licensure as a physician assistant in the state of Arkansas. Applicants with other clinical training should have corresponding professional certification and be eligible for professional licensure in the state of Arkansas. Responsibilities include participating in the teaching of the program’s core curriculum; advising and mentoring students; assisting with the hands-on practical training of students in various clinical skills needed in clinical practice; maintaining clinical competency through practice at the program’s affiliated clinic site; conducting scholarly activity in the faculty’s area of expertise; and engaging in service to the college, university and community.

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 personal statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of professional reference, a transcript of professional degree training along with any other graduate or professional degrees awarded, and curriculum vitae to Dr. Michael Murphy, chair, at mmurphy1@harding.edu.

Additional Openings Anticipated

Due to increasing enrollments and anticipated retirements, Harding expects to have additional openings in Bible, graphic design, Spanish, and mass communication. Individuals interested in any of these positions should contact Dr. Marty Spears, provost, at provost@harding.edu to obtain more information about specific openings. These openings will be filled as funding is approved.

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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