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.


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 in fall 2014 and spring 2015. 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.

Please contact Dr. Susan Kehl, dean, at or Harding University, Carr College of Nursing, Box 12265, Searcy, AR  72149.

Carr College of Nursing - Medical / Surgical

Seeking a full-time faculty member prepared in adult medical-surgical nursing for the undergraduate nursing program for fall 2015. The successful candidate 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 with potential for pursuing doctoral education; and have nursing practice experience in medical-surgical settings. Teaching experience is preferred. Responsibilities include teaching in the classroom and in clinical settings, working collaboratively in shared governance with administration and faculty, teaching in state of the art facilities, and participating in program evaluation.

Please contact Dr. Susan Kehl, dean, at or Box 12265, Searcy, AR  72149.

College of Pharmacy

The Department of Pharmacy Practice at Harding University College of Pharmacy invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, pharmacy practice faculty position. Rank is commensurate with experience. 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 the search committee chair: Jeanie Smith, Pharm.D., Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Harding University College of Pharmacy, Box 12230, Searcy, AR 72149, 501-279-5532,

Department of Mathematics

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

    Submit a letter of application and curriculum vita to Dr. Ronald Smith, chair, at, or Box 10764, Searcy, AR  72149.


    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.

    Submit a letter of application and curriculum vita to Dr. Ronald Smith, chair, at, or Box 10764, Searcy, AR  72149.

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.

Submit a letter of interest to Dr. Rebecca Weaver, dean of the College of Allied Health, at 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.

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

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. Larry Long, provost, at to obtain more information about specific openings. These openings will be filled as funding is approved.

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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Harding University
Human Resources
Box 12257
Searcy, AR 72149-5615