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.


Director of ADVANCE

The ADVANCE program provides instruction and support to help under prepared students become prepared, active, independent learners who possess the skills necessary to succeed at Harding.

ADVANCE is required for students who enter Harding with less than 14 hours of transferred college credit and ACT composites of 18 and below or a combined critical reading/math score of 890 and below on the SAT.

The program consists of classes, labs and seminars that are designed to prepare students for the courses they will take from Harding’s liberal arts curriculum.

The successful candidate will have at least a master’s degree in a field related to developmental education with experience in remedial education at the post-secondary level.

Submit a letter of interest and resume to Dr. Todd Patten, dean for Student Success, at or Box 10749, Searcy, AR  72149.

College of Bible and Ministry

    Seeking a full-time faculty member to teach youth and family ministry. An M.Div. and a Ph.D. in youth and family ministry or a related field is preferred. Candidates should also bring significant congregational experience in youth and family ministry. The faculty member in this position will also teach freshmen and sophomore textual Bible.

    Submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae to Dr. Monte Cox, dean, at

Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration

     Seeking full-time faculty member to teach classes in the management discipline. The successful candidate will have a master’s degree with preference for a doctorate degree. Work experience and teaching experience is preferred. Some of the areas of teaching include logistics, human resources, organizational behavior, leadership, and entrepreneurship.

     Submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae to Dr. Allen Frazier, associate dean, at or Box 10774, Searcy, AR 72149.

Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration

   Seeking full-time faculty member to serve as director of finance program. The successful candidate will possess a doctorate degree or have a clear plan to complete that degree. Work and teaching experience is preferred. Responsibilities include administrative duties and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in finance.

   Submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae to Dr. Bryan Burks, dean, at or Box 10774, Searcy, AR 72149.

Cannon-Clary College of Education

    Seeking a full-time faculty member in the area of technology/educational generalist beginning fall 2015. The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate in instructional design and technology or closely related area and should have teaching experience in a K-12 school setting. Experience teaching in higher education with research and statistics is preferred. Experience working with accrediting agencies such as CAEP would be helpful. Candidates should hold a current teaching license. Responsibilities include advising, serving on committees and other assigned tasks. In addition, the successful candidate will also serve as technology facilitator.

    Submit introductory letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information to Dr. Donny Lee, associate dean, at or Box 12254, 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 or Harding University, Carr College of Nursing, Box 12265, Searcy, AR  72149.

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.

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 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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