Trying to find a tenure-track job in academe ...
A sad look at the job search by a recent Ph.D. What the writer may discover is that four or five years of adjuncting might well be the kiss of death for his job prospects.
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Here are links to two articles about this week's strike at the University of Illinois for among other things,higher wages for adjuncts.
Time for a Union?
Give a listen to this NPR report on the faculty strike at the Univ. of Illinois. Of particular interest is the issue of adequate pay for adjuncts, a goal supported by tenured and nontenured faculty alike.
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Heard this on NPR yesterday. Pretty good, although I was disappointed no one properly corrected the tenured economist, who argued that adjuncts are actually paid fairly. Huh!?
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From Inside Higher Education
“The Just-In-Time Professor” document marks the first time Congress has so formally acknowledged a situation that adjunct activists have long deemed exploitative."