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.


College of Allied Health – Occupational Therapy

HARDING UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF ALLIED HEALTH.  Seeking full-time, twelve-month faculty member for the Harding Doctor of Occupational Therapy program. The successful candidate will have an entry level clinical degree in Occupational Therapy, a minimum of 3 years of clinical experience, and be willing to pursue a post-professional doctoral degree.  Preference will be given to candidates with an entry-level clinical degree and a post-professional doctorate.  

Please submit inquiries and application materials to Harding University, Dr. Michael McGalliard, dean of the College of Allied Health, at or Box 12287, Searcy, AR 72149.

College of Arts & Humanities – Architecture

COLLEGE OF ARTS & HUMANITIES - ARCHITECTURE. Seeking full-time architecture program director. The position will establish and develop a master’s degree program in architecture, including the steps to accredit the program with the National Architectural Accrediting Board. Successful candidates will have a terminal degree in architecture and a background in both the profession and academia. The preferred candidate will have experience in academic administration, a strong relationship with the profession, and a willingness to foster collaboration. Responsibilities include but are not limited to administration of the architecture program, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and leading a qualified, passionate faculty.

Submit application materials to Dr. J. Warren Casey, dean, at, or 915 E. Market, Box 10913, Searcy, AR, 72149, 501-279-4334.

Carr College of Nursing

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 and didactic teaching in Pediatric Nursing for the undergraduate program and graduate programs. 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 Pediatric Nursing; have a minimum of a master’s degree in nursing and an earned doctorate in nursing or a related field or be enrolled in a doctoral program currently or willing to enroll in the next two years. Teaching experience is preferred. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching undergraduate and graduate nursing in a variety of formats 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, Box 12265, Searcy, AR 72149 or 502-279-4941.

College of Pharmacy - Pharmacy Practice

DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACY PRACTICE. Seeking a full-time 12-month faculty member. Applicants with internal medicine or acute care experience are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants will possess a Pharm.D. as well as residency/fellowship training. Candidates with board-certification and at least two years of academic experience are preferred. Eligibility for pharmacy licensure in Arkansas and affiliation with the Church of Christ are 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. Initial application should include a letter of interest and curriculum vitae. To complete the application, three church references, three professional references, and a transcript of the highest degree are required.

Submit letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Dr. Rodney Richmond, chair and associate professor, at or 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 or HU Box 12251, Searcy, AR 72149. 

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

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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