Harding University is seeking candidates for an architecture faculty position. Review of applications will begin immediately. Faculty must be available on or before July 1, 2023, to begin teaching duties in August 2023. Harding University is a faith-based institution affiliated with the churches of Christ. Candidates should be professing Christians, willing to support the principles of the University, and exhibit a commitment to Christian higher education and support of the undergraduate and graduate educational mission of Harding University.
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. Salary and rank will be determined based on credentials and experience.
The Harding Architecture Program is designed to result in both a bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies and a Master of Architecture degree with broad exposure to the liberal arts. Faculty will support and participate in the program’s accreditation with the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB).
Successful candidates for this position must have a terminal degree in architecture and a background in architectural education. Architecture faculty will assist the program director, department chair, and dean in developing the bachelor’s degree (BA-AS) and the master’s degree (MARCH) accelerated 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. Candidates should exhibit a commitment to Christian higher education and a desire to contribute to the undergraduate and graduate educational mission of Harding University.
ROLES OF ARCHITECTURE FACULTY
- 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 the 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
- Terminal degree in architecture (Master of Architecture degree, equivalent graduate professional degree in architecture) or a doctorate/Ph.D. in Architecture
- 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
Submit application materials to Amy Cox, Chair of the Department of Art and Design, College of Arts and Humanities, Harding PO Box 12253, Searcy, AR 72149 or [email protected] (501) 279-4713