Harding University

Full-Time Architecture Faculty Member


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

Successful candidates will hold a terminal degree in architecture and a background in architectural education. Architecture faculty will assist the program director, department chair and dean in development of the accelerated program that includes both a bachelor’s and master’s degree. 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 educational programs of related disciplines. 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 NAAB accreditation
  • Assist with program recruiting and marketing
  • 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 development of various curricular/co-curricular activities
  • Assist in building and managing relationships with the profession and community


  • Terminal degree in architecture (Master of Architecture or Doctor of Architecture)
  • Higher education academic experience with a NAAB accredited program


  • Professional practice experience
  • Professional licensure in the S. or international equivalent
  • Evidence of community, professional and academic partnership experiences
  • Academic administration experience
  • Professional leadership experience
  • Experience with NAAB accreditation process

Review of applications will begin immediately. Faculty must be available on or before July 1, 2023, to begin teaching duties in August 2023. All candidates must be active members of the church of Christ and committed to Christian education.

Initial application should include a letter of interest and curriculum vitae. To complete the application, three spiritual references, three higher education references and official transcripts for all degrees earned are required.

Submit application materials to Amy Cox, Chair of the Department of Art and Design, Box 12253, Searcy, AR 72149-5616, acox@harding.edu.