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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

Carr College of Nursing - Associate Dean

Seeking full-time faculty member as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs for fall 2014. The successful candidate should maintain an active, unencumbered nursing license; be eligible for RN licensing in the state of Arkansas; have of a graduate degree in nursing and earned doctorate; and have nursing practice experience. Teaching and administrative experience is a requirement. A qualified candidate currently pursuing a doctoral degree in nursing would be considered. Responsibilities include teaching classes in the undergraduate and graduate programs, administrative duties as assigned for all programs, working collaboratively in shared governance with administration and faculty, teaching in state of the art facilities, and participating in program development, implementation and evaluation.

Please contact Dr. Susan Kehl, dean, at skehl@harding.edu or Box 12265, Searcy, AR 72149.

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 skehl@harding.edu or Harding University, Carr College of Nursing, Box 12265, Searcy, AR  72149.

Carr College of Nursing - MSN/FNP Track

Seeking full-time faculty member for Master of Science in Nursing, family nurse practitioner track for spring 2015. The successful candidate should maintain an active, unencumbered nursing license; be eligible for RN and APRN licensing in the state of Arkansas; have a minimum of a graduate degree in nursing; be currently, nationally certified as a family nurse practitioner; and have work experience in a primary care practice. Teaching experience is preferred. A candidate with a Ph.D., D.N.P. or related doctoral degree is required, and an experienced, qualified applicant currently pursuing a doctoral degree will be considered. Responsibilities include teaching graduate nursing courses, working collaboratively in shared governance with administration and faculty, teaching online courses, and participating in program development and implementation.

Please contact Dr. Susan Kehl, dean, at skehl@harding.edu, Box 12265, Searcy, AR 72149, or 501-279-4941.

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 bweaver@harding.edu 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 mmurphy1@harding.edu.

ADDITIONAL OPENINGS ANTICIPATED
Due to increasing enrollments and anticipated retirements, Harding expects to have additional openings in graphic design, Spanish, and oral communication. Individuals interested in any of these positions should contact Dr. Larry Long, provost, at provost@harding.edu 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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The safety and security of the Harding community are a major concern for the Public Safety Department. Information about campus security, safety programs and procedures, fire statistics, and crime statistics is available in compliance with the Jean Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act. You can obtain a copy of the annual security and fire report or contact the Harding University Department of Public Safety online at: www.harding.edu/DPS/.

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