How to Become an Adjunct Professor
$130 Subscriber price
- Fully booked. No seats available.
Have a passion for teaching? Learn the skills and tactics for becoming an adjunct instructor at your preferred institution.
Date & Time
Thursday, Oct 23, 2014
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
1776 // Boardroom1133 15 St NW, 12th Floor, Washington, DC(map)
This interactive workshop is designed for a small group of motivated individuals in order to assist them in obtaining a position as adjunct faculty in their field of choice. The workshop will be tailored to each individual’s specific professional needs. Participants will leave the workshop with several "products" to assist them in their search for an adjunct faculty position, including a revised CV and customized invitation letter.
By the end of the workshop participants will feel empowered and excited about teaching and confident that they will be able to make headway in obtaining an adjunct faculty position in the subject area and the university of their choice.
Who Should Attend
Young professionals; mid-career professionals interested in enhancing their resume; scholar-practitioners; professionals interested in teaching at the college and university level.
- Understand the roles, responsibilities, and expectations of adjunct faculty
- Explore the teaching challenges adjunct faculty face and the expected time commitment
- Navigate the many ways one may approach a school, department or dean with their interest in teaching
- Write the perfect invitation letter and improve your résumé with individualized assistance
- Address the challenges and obstacles commonly faced by those seeking adjunct positions
- Discover ways to enhance your adjunct faculty experience
- Learn how to make the transition from adjunct teaching to a full-time career in academia
About the Instructor
Ehsan Zaffar works on civil rights and civil liberties issues as a Senior Advisor at the Department of Homeland Security in Washington D.C. Prior to government service he specialized in rule of law issues in post-conflict and post-disaster environments both domestically in the United States in the wake of Hurricane Katrina as well as internationally in the immediate aftermath of the Haiti earthquake.
Ehsan currently serves as adjunct faculty at George Mason University, George Washington University and the Washington College of Law at American University where he teaches courses on surveillance, privacy and homeland security law and policy. He also serves as a panel member and mediator at the Agency for Dispute Resolution.