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 Arts & Humanities – Music

DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC.  Seeking a full-time faculty member to join the department of music with a concentration in collaborative piano. Doctorate preferred.  Documented and demonstrated success at the collegiate level as piano instructor and collaborative pianist required. Experience in teaching elementary music education is preferred. 

Submit application materials to Dr. Jay Walls, department chair, at jwalls@harding.edu or HU Box 10767, 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 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 Pharmacy - Pharmaceutical Sciences

The Harding University College of Pharmacy invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, administrative faculty position at the rank of associate or full professor as Chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Responsibilities include mentoring, developing, and evaluating faculty in the areas of teaching, scholarship, and service; establishing faculty workloads using an annual planning process; teaching in selected courses; evaluating and guiding the department’s research program, including fostering scholarship among department faculty; setting, evaluating, and achieving department goals and objectives consistent with the college and university missions; and maintaining an innovative doctor of pharmacy basic and pharmaceutical sciences curriculum.

The pharmaceutical sciences department contains tremendous talent with a commitment to teaching, service, and scholarship. The faculty is dedicated to imparting scientific understanding of pharmaceutical sciences through the use of a variety of teaching methods as well as mentoring students to graduate exceptional pharmacists. This exciting opportunity will allow the candidate to lead an excellent group of colleagues toward continued growth and development as well as to provide input into the future direction of the college.

Qualified applicants will possess a Ph.D. as well as post-doctoral training in one of the pharmaceutical sciences, preferably pharmaceutics or pharmacology. A minimum of ten years within an academic setting is preferred with evidence of three to five years in a managerial position with increasing responsibilities in academic administration. Candidates should be active members of a Church of Christ and demonstrate a commitment to Christian education.

Submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae to Dr. Jeff Mercer, dean, at jmercer1@harding.edu, 501-279-5205, or 915 E. Market, Box 12230, 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 – Chemistry & Biochemistry

DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY. Seeking a full-time faculty member with a Ph.D. in chemistry. The ideal candidate will have a background in analytical chemistry, but other fields will be considered. Preference will be given to candidates who have teaching experience and can mentor undergraduate research students.

Submit application materials to Dr. Cindy White, department chair, at clwhite@harding.edu, or HU Box 12272, 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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