Questions tagged [adjunct-faculty]

Questions concerning adjunct faculty, those with non-permanent, often part time, contractual positions with a university.

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Why is it that adjunct faculty positions pay so little?

There's been a series of articles recently [1,2,3,4,5] that basically decry the dismal working conditions of adjunct faculty. I would like to ask: Why do these positions pay so little? Is it because ...
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Would it be acceptable to report a professor for poor teaching / attitude in a Masters graduate course?

I would like some advice about a specific professor in my program of study. I seriously feel that this professor has a problem teaching graduate students. On more than one instance, class was let out ...
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What is an effective means to educate non-academic colleagues of the importance and time needed for Adjunct Lecturing research?

My situation is, I am an Adjunct Lecturer (Physics); however, to support myself, I work full-time as a high school teacher. Essentially, the situation is that an Adjunct Lecturer is working amongst ...