Adjunct professor



a professor employed by a college or university for a specific purpose or length of time and often part-time.
Contemporary Examples

Lorenza is currently an adjunct professor of Journalism at the USC Annenberg School for Communication.
Christopher Plummer’s Depths Lorenza Muñoz June 1, 2011

Garry Wills is an adjunct professor of history at Northwestern University.
Sarah Palin, Beware: The Evangelical Intrusion Is Over Garry Wills November 12, 2008

He is an adjunct professor at the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University in New York.
Cloudy With a Chance of Mortgages Jonathan Wald October 2, 2009

“They got letters,” says Simo Muir, adjunct professor of Jewish Studies at Helsinki University.
The Jews Who Fought for Hitler: ‘We Did Not Help the Germans. We Had a Common Enemy’ The Telegraph March 9, 2014

Linda Alcorace is a writer and adjunct professor of English at Santa Monica College.
I Need Steve Jobs’ Liver Linda Alcorace June 24, 2009

I can live on my own and work three hours a week as an adjunct professor.
I Need Steve Jobs’ Liver Linda Alcorace June 24, 2009

He is a contributing editor of Playboy and an adjunct professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
McNamara’s Lethal Illusions Kevin Buckley July 5, 2009

Historical Examples

Between these travel periods he acted for two years as adjunct professor of English at the University of Kansas.
Harbor Tales Down North Norman Duncan

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