Adjunct

Researchers in the Gig Economy: A Talk with Virginia Yonkers

The gig economy is characterized by contract, freelance, or short-term work engagements with employers who do not provide benefits beyond the immediate payment. This type of transactional employment is becoming more common in academia. What does this mean for research?

6 months ago
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Patti Donze

You Tell Us: Are Adjunct Professors the New Fast-Food Workers?

Besides fast-food workers, there is another face of low-wage workers across the country–adjunct professors. Please weigh in on this issue by responding to a story from the site Capital & Main and a survey from our friends at Pacific Standard.

5 years ago
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