Faculty Jobs

College of Allied Health - CFIT

COLLEGE OF ALLIED HEALTH. Seeking qualified applicants for a 10-month principal faculty position for the Harding department of Cardiac Function & Interventional Technology (CFIT); rank will be commensurate with applicant experience. Responsibilities will include working with existing faculty to create an on-line professional master’s program, teaching of the program’s core on-ground, and eventual on-line curriculum, advising and mentoring students, assisting with the technology lab, helping establish and maintain clinical sites, conducting scholarly activity in the faculty's area of expertise, and engaging in service to the college, university, and community.

Qualified applicants will be expected to have 3 plus years’ experience with cardiac devices, preferably both cardiac rhythm management (CRM)  and electrophysiology (EP), possess a minimum of a master’s degree, a minimum of three years of clinical experience; prior teaching experience and IBHRE certification is preferred.

Submit application materials to Kenneth Turley, CFIT director and professor, krturley@harding.edu, or Box 12281, 915 E. Market Ave, Searcy, AR 72149-5615.

College of Arts & Sciences - Architecture


Harding University is seeking candidates for a full-time architecture faculty position. Salary and rank will be determined based on credentials and experience.

An advanced degree in architecture (M.Arch or D.Arch) and a background in architectural education are preferred. Architecture faculty will assist the program director, department chair and dean in development of the accelerated M.Arch program. The preferred candidate should have experience in curriculum development, knowledge of the NAAB Conditions for Accreditation, 2020 Edition and a willingness to foster collaboration between the educational programs of related disciplines. Harding University is a faith-based institution affiliated with the churches of Christ. Candidates should exhibit a commitment to Christian higher education and a desire to contribute to the undergraduate and graduate educational mission of Harding University.


• Teach classes, labs and studios as assigned
• Assist in the ongoing development of curriculum through the Harding academic curriculum process
• Assist with program candidacy and pursuit of full accreditation with NAAB
• Assist with program recruiting and marketing activities
• Seek out and engage additional qualified faculty
• Participate in strategic planning and effective assessment of program goals
• Execute program plans for class scheduling, student advising and retention
• Facilitate and oversee the development of various curricular/co-curricular activities
• Assist in building and managing relationships with the profession and community


 (M.Arch or D.Arch)
• Higher education academic experience with a NAAB accredited program
• Professional Practice Experience
• Professional licensure in the U.S. or international equivalent
• Evidence of community, professional and academic partnership experiences
• Academic administration experience
• Professional leadership experience
• Experience with NAAB accreditation process

Application should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three spiritual references, three higher education references and official transcripts for all degrees earned. Review of applications will begin immediately. If possible, faculty should be available on or before July 1, 2024, to begin teaching duties in August, 2024. However, applicants who will be available earlier or later will also be considered.

Submit application and supporting materials to Stacy Gibson, Chair of the Department of Art and Design.

Box 12253, Searcy, AR 72149-5616, stacygibson@harding.edu.

College of Arts & Sciences - Art & Design

COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES ● DEPARTMENT OF ART & DESIGN. Seeking applicants for a full-time, 9-month faculty member. Candidates with a Master of Fine Arts or doctorate in fine art or design-related professions are preferred. The primary responsibilities for this position include teaching undergraduate design foundations and applicants’ studio expertise, advising and mentoring students, and community engagement. Familiarity with design software and equipment such as 3D printing, laser cutting, AI, virtual reality, etc. is beneficial.

Submit application materials to Amy Cox, department chair, at acox@harding.edu or 915 E. Market, Box 12253, Searcy AR, 72149-5616.

College of Arts & Sciences - Behavioral Sciences

COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES ● DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES. Seeking applicants for a full-time, 9-month faculty member in psychology. Candidates with a doctorate in psychology or a closely related field are preferred; ABD and master’s-level candidates may be considered. The primary responsibilities for this position include teaching, advising and mentoring undergraduate students, and conducting scholarly activity in the faculty’s area of expertise.

Submit application materials to Dr. Travis McNeal, director of psychology, at behavsci@harding.edu or 915 E. Market, Box 12260, Searcy, AR 72149-5616.

College of Arts & Sciences - Chemistry & Biochemistry

COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES ● DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY & BIOCHEMISTRY.  Seeking a full-time faculty member with a Ph.D. in chemistry. All fields and subdisciplines within chemistry are welcome to apply and will be considered. Preference will be given to candidates who have teaching experience and can mentor undergraduate research students. The primary responsibilities for this position include teaching undergraduate courses in chemistry, including freshmen chemistry, advising and mentoring undergraduate students, conducting scholarly activity in the faculty’s area of expertise, and engaging in service to the college, university, and community. 

Submit application materials to Dr. Cindy White, department chair, at clwhite@harding.edu, or HU Box 12272, Searcy, AR 72149. 

College of Arts & Sciences - Engineering & Physics

COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES ● DEPARTMENT OF ENGINEERING & PHYSICS. Seeking applicants for a full-time faculty position in mechanical engineering. Rank will be commensurate with experience. Candidates with a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or a closely related field are preferred. The primary responsibilities for this position include curriculum development, teaching of undergraduate lecture and laboratory courses in the thermofluid science area, and assisting with the accreditation of the mechanical engineering program.

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., Box 12290, Searcy, AR 72149. For more information, email Dr. Gastineau or call 501-279-5440.

College of Pharmacy - Pharm Practice

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY ● DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACY PRACTICE. Seeking applications for a 12-month faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate professor. Qualified applicants will possess a Pharm.D. as well as residency/fellowship training. 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.

Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Dr. Rodney Richmond, professor and department chair, at rrichmond@harding.edu or 915 E. Market Street, Box 12230, Searcy, AR 72149.

International Programs-Harding University in Florence

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS. Seeking faculty/administrator for Harding University in Florence (HUF). Responsibilities include directing the study abroad program in Italy, which includes, but is not limited to, teaching, coordinating site tours, managing accommodations, providing meals for student and faculty groups of 40+, overseeing the on-site staff and maintenance of the physical plant, and the financial management of the program. This is a full-time, twelve-month position that reports directly to the executive director of international programs. Experience in higher education administration abroad is required, teaching experience in the humanities and a master’s degree or doctorate is preferred.

The opening is anticipated for January 2024. Submit an introductory letter, curriculum vitae and contact information to Audra Pleasant, Executive Director of International Programs, at apleasant@harding.edu or Box 10838, Searcy, AR 72149.

College of Nursing

COLLEGE OF NURSING. Seeking part-time clinical adjunct faculty for the BSN and MEPN programs for Psychiatric, Critical Care and Medical-Surgical Nursing for spring 2024. The clinical faculty need at least two years’ experience in the area of clinical practice.

For these semester positions, the successful candidates should maintain an active, unencumbered nursing license; be eligible for RN or APRN licensing in the state of Arkansas; have earned a minimum of a master’s degree in nursing. Responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching undergraduate and graduate nursing courses in a variety of clinical settings and laboratories, and working collaboratively in shared governance and accreditation compliance with the College of Nursing administration and faculty

Submit application materials to Dr. Susan Kehl, dean, at skehl@harding.edu, or 915 E. Market, Box 12265, Searcy, AR 72149, 501-279-4476.

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 must 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.

The list below provides information about faculty positions currently available at Harding University.

Initial application should include a letter of interest and curriculum vitae. To complete the application two spiritual references, two 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.
(Updated: 7/28/2023)


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