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

College of Arts and Humanities - Department of English Language and Literature

Seeking a full-time faculty member. The successful candidate will possess a minimum of a master's degree, although a Ph.D. or terminal degree is preferred, and have teaching experience university-level composition and general literature, along with teaching and/or professional experience in some or all of the following: scriptwriting, professional editing and publishing, and creative writing. Responsibilities will include teaching general courses, as well as advanced studies courses as they are available. Submit a letter of interest and curriculum vita to Dr. Terry Engel, chair, tengel@harding.edu.

College of Business Administration

Seeking full-time faculty member for the Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration.  Preference will be given to a Ph.D. in a business field with at least 18 graduate hours of economics or finance.

Submit a letter of application, current vitae, three church references, three professional references, and a transcript of the highest degree awarded to Dan Summers, finance department chair, at dsummers@harding.edu or Box 10774, Searcy, AR 72149.

College of Education

The Cannon-Clary College of Education is seeking a full-time faculty member. The successful candidate will have a doctorate in an area of education or a closely related area and should have teaching experience in a K-12 school setting. Experience teaching in higher education, research and statistics is preferred; working with accrediting agencies such as CAEP would be helpful. Candidates should hold a current teaching license. This 9 month position at the Searcy campus includes teaching responsibilities, advising, serving on committees, and other assigned tasks. Summer hours will also be required under a separate contract.

Candidates must be active members of the church of Christ and demonstrate a commitment to Christian education. Questions and applications should be addressed to Dr. Cheri Smith, Chair, Teacher Education, Cannon-Clary College of Education, Box 12254, Harding University, Searcy, AR 72149, or send to csmith19@harding.edu. To apply submit an introductory letter, curriculum vita, and contact information. All positions contingent upon funding.

College of Pharmacy - Department of Pharmacy Practice

Seeking full-time faculty members. Applicants with internal medicine, ambulatory care, or clinical psychiatry specialty 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. Responsibilities 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.

Submit letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Dr. Julie Kissack, Chair & Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, at jkissack@harding.edu or Box 12230, Searcy, AR 72149.

College of Sciences - Department of Biology

The department of biology announces an opening for a full-time faculty member.  Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D., expertise in cellular and molecular biology, and the ability to teach biology research labs.  Applications from individuals with backgrounds historically underrepresented in the sciences are highly encouraged.

A successful candidate will be an active member of the church of Christ and demonstrate a commitment to Christian education.  Harding University is a private Christian institution of higher education historically and actively affiliated with the churches of Christ.

Submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Dr. Rebekah Rampey at rrampey@harding.edu or Box 12251, 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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Human Resources
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