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.

Initial application should include a letter of interest and curriculum vitae. To complete the application three spiritual references, three professional references, a statement of teaching philosophy, and an official transcript for all degrees earned are required.

Salary and rank are determined based on credentials and experience.

Positions

College of Allied Health - Exercise & Sport Sciences

DEPARTMENT OF EXERCISE & SPORT SCIENCES. Seeking a full-time, 12-month faculty member to serve as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the University.  A candidate holding a Master’s degree or higher would be highly desired although candidates holding a Bachelor's degree will be considered. Qualified individuals must hold the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and the Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) credentials. Successful candidates will have excellent communication, organizational, supervision, motivational, and management skills. Mentoring and supervising graduate strength and conditioning students will be expected.  

Submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Dr. Bryan Phillips, director, Master of Science in Strength and Conditioning, at bphillips@harding.edu or HU Box 12281, Searcy, AR 72149.

Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration – Information Systems

Seeking a full-time faculty member to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in business data analytics. Minimum qualifications include a master’s degree in information systems or equivalent and either 18 hours of relevant doctoral study or eight years of industry experience in the data analytics field. A doctorate in information systems with a concentration in data science or data analytics is preferred. The candidate should have an understanding of the statistical and data quality concepts underpinning analytics; a working knowledge of the major analytics tools/platforms, reporting and visualization software; proficiency in a scripting language such as Python, R, SAS; and experience with SQL. The Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration is committed to the promotion of free markets and economic freedom. 

Submit application materials to Dr. Allen Frazier, Dean, Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration, at afrazier@harding.edu or HU Box 10774, Searcy, AR 72149.

Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration – Marketing

Seeking a full-time faculty member for the Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration with appointment beginning Fall, 2020.  A preference will be given to a Ph.D. in a business field with at least eighteen graduate hours in Marketing. Preference will also be given to those with professional experience in marketing analytics and/or electronic marketing.

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. Allen Frazier, dean, Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration, Box 10774, Searcy, Ark.  72149. Email address is: afrazier@harding.edu

Paul R. Carter Graduate School of Business - Online Adjunct

Seeking adjunct graduate faculty to teach online courses in the new Master of Science in Information Systems. Qualifications include an earned terminal degree (ABD considered) in information technology, information systems, cyber security, computer science, data analytics, information assurance or a closely related field. Online instruction experience required. Course design experience preferred.

Submit application materials to Dr. Allen Frazier, dean, Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration at afrazier@harding.edu,  or HU Box 10774, Searcy, AR 72149.

College of Sciences - Biology

DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY.  Seeking faculty member with a Ph.D. in the biological sciences.  The ideal candidate has teaching experience in anatomy or physiology, but other fields will be considered.  Preference will be given to candidates who can mentor undergraduate research students. 

Submit application materials to Dr. Rebekah Rampey, department chair, at rrampey@harding.edu or HU Box 12251, Searcy, AR 72149. 

College of Sciences - Family & Consumer Sciences

DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES. Seeking full-time nine-month faculty member for new innovative nutrition and dietetics graduate program beginning 2021. Successful candidates must have a minimum of a master’s degree in nutrition/dietetics or a related field and currently be a Registered Dietitian/Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. Upon hire, the faculty member will be expected to become licensed in the state of Arkansas. Preference will be given to a PhD in nutrition/dietetics or a related field. Experience in clinical care, teaching in higher education, and familiarity with the requirements of the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) is strongly preferred. Optional summer teaching is under separate contract.

Submit application materials to Brittany Blake, department chair, at bblake2@harding.edu or HU Box 12233, Searcy, AR 72149.

School of Theology

HARDING SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY. Seeking full-time, nine-month faculty member in the area of ministry, beginning fall 2021. Successful candidates must have a theological master’s, preferably an M.Div. They also must have completed at least the major portion of a D.Min. or Ph.D. degree. Preference will be given to candidates with several years of preaching experience and aptitude in the field of homiletics. Summer teaching under separate contract.

Submit application materials to Dr. Allen Black, dean, at ablack@harding.edu, or 1000 Cherry Road, Memphis, TN 38117.

School of Theology - Library

HARDING SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY. Seeking Library Director for L.M. Graves Memorial Library. Successful candidates should have an ALA-accredited graduate degree and a second master’s degree (preferably M.Div.). 

Preference will be given to candidates with experience in a theological library and those with experience in collection development. The position has an instructional component, so teaching experience is highly preferred.

Submit application materials to Jim Martin, Vice President, at jimmartin@harding.edu, or 1000 Cherry Road, Memphis, TN 38117.

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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