What is an adjunct appointment?
Adjunct appointments provide a mechanism for recognising in a formal way suitably qualified and experienced individuals who have a close association with, and make a significant contribution to, the academic activities of the University in a largely honorary capacity on an ongoing basis.
How much do adjuncts make per course?
Adjunct Pay Range In some cases, adjunct faculty are paid as little as $1,000 per course. A few schools pay as much as $5,000, with the median salary paid to adjunct professors being $2,700 per three-credit course.
How many classes do adjuncts teach?
Depending on the institution, adjunct pay can range from under $2,000 a class to $6,000 and above. A full course load is considered to be three classes a semester. Some adjuncts are teaching as many six classes a semester, driving between different campuses, and taking odd jobs to make ends meet, Ms. Maisto said.
Can I be an adjunct professor with an MBA?
Yes, as an adjunct in a business school. Community colleges are more likely to hire you than 4-year universities. The way to get a foot in the door at a 4-year or MBA program is to apply to teach in their online program or at their University College/Professional Pograms.
What does it mean to be an adjunct professor?
An Adjunct Professor is a professor who teaches on a limited-term contract and is ineligible for tenure. Approximately 90 percent of college faculty are non-tenure-track who hold other permanent career professional positions elsewhere and are often scholar practitioners.