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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.  

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ATHLETIC TRAINING EDUCATION PROGRAM. Seeking a full-time program director for August 2014. The successful candidate will possess a doctorate or meet degree guidelines for BOC/Commission of Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (minimum of a master’s); hold current national certification and be in good standing with the BOC; hold or be eligible for current Arkansas licensure; have a minimum of five years experience as a BOC-certified athletic trainer; hold a clinical instructor educator certificate with board of certification; and demonstrate teaching, research, scholarship and service consistent with institutional standards. Responsibilities include planning, evaluating and directing the curriculum; advising students in both their education and clinical experiences; maintaining certification of the program with the CAATE; coordinating work with the athletic program; oversee and direct the education and clinical work of all athletic faculty and staff; teaching responsibilities in the CAATE accredited program, clinical responsibilities in athletic training facility, and direct supervision of students as a preceptor. Additional responsibilities will include serving on university and departmental committees and other departmental duties as assigned.
      Submit a letter of application and vita to Dr. Kenneth Turley, exercise and sports sciences chair, at krturley@harding.edu

CARR COLLEGE OF NURSING. Seeking 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. Teaching experience is preferred. An experienced practice nurse currently pursuing a graduate degree in nursing would be considered. Responsibilities include teaching classes and clinical undergraduate courses, 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. Cathie Shultz, dean, at shultz@harding.edu or Box 12265, Searcy, AR 72149.

CARR COLLEGE OF NURSING: 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, graduate director, at skehl@harding.edu, Box 12265, Searcy, AR 72149, or 501-279-4941.

CARR COLLEGE OF NURSING: Seeking applications for clinical director for the Master of Science in Nursing family practitioner track as an assistant/associate professor of nursing beginning January 2014. Ph.D., D.N.P. or related doctoral degree is required; an experienced, qualified applicant currently pursuing a doctoral degree will be considered. 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 primary care practice. Responsibilities include administrative responsibility for the program outcomes, working collaboratively in shared governance with administration and faculty of the College of Nursing and College of Health Sciences, teaching online courses, and participating in program development. The College of Nursing encourages applicants who are willing to facilitate exceptional student distance learning environments, value mentoring and advising students, and are willing to engage in service for the University, profession, and community. Applicants will be expected to pursue scholarly interests and engage students in these activities.
     Please contact Dr. Susan Kehl, graduate director, at skehl@harding.edu, Box 12265, Searcy, AR 72149, or 501-279-4941.

PAUL R. CARTER COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION. Seeking a full-time faculty member. The preferred candidate will have a doctorate, business work experience, and teaching experience. Responsibilities will primarily consist of teaching quantitative business analysis (business statistics) at the undergraduate and graduate level.
     Please submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Dr. Allen Frazier, associate dean, at afrazier@harding.edu.

DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY. Seeking full-time faculty member with lecturer rank. A master's degree is preferred. Responsibilities include technical supervision and instruction of microbiology labs, oversight and management of laboratory resources, and other support roles as needed by the department.
    Please submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae to Dr. Benjamin Bruner, chair, at bbruner1@ahrding.edu.

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS. Seeking a full-time faculty member. The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. and hold the Certificate of Clinical Compentence from the American Speech-Lanuage-Hearing Association. Clinical supervisory experience and experience working with adult populations with communication disorders are highly desirable.
     Please submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae to Dr. Dan Tullos, chair, at tullos@harding.edu.

DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES. Seeking full-time faculty member. The successful candidate will possess a minimum of a master's degree, a Ph.D. is preferred, and the ability to teach all levels of Spanish language and literature. Strong generalists with both a record of excellent teaching, research and graduate-level course work in Peninsular Spanish literature will be given priority. The ability to teach business Spanish would be a plus. The ideal candidate will also have training in ACTFL oral proficiency and methodology. In addition to teaching excellence, candidates will be encouraged to be involved with mentoring students in and out of the classroom.
     Please submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae to Ava Conley, chair, at conley@harding.edu.

DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY AND SOCIAL SCIENCES. Seeking a full-time faculty member. The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. in political science (applications from ABD candidates and scholars of allied disciplines such as public administration, public policy, or geography are welcome). Teaching experience is preferred. Responsibilities will include teaching general courses as well as upper level courses in areas of specialty as they are available.
     Please submit a letter of applicaiton and curriculum vitae to Dr. Kevin Klein, chair, at kklein@harding.edu.

DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC. Seeking a full-time faculty member. The successful candidate will have a doctorate in music as well as documented and demonstrated success at the collegiate level as a vocal instructor and classroom teacher. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate studio voice and other courses in the department in accordance with the candidate's interests and qualifications, and assisting with student recruitment and advising. Experience in teaching music theory and in high school classrooms will be positively considered.
     Submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae by March 27 to Dr. Cliff Ganus III, chair, at ganus@harding.edu.

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PROGRAM. 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 and one half-time faculty positions. 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 behavioral sciences, music, theater, American history, graphic design, Spanish, oral communication and English. 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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