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Adjunct Academic Positions


As an adjunct faculty at Davenport, you are joining a supportive academic community dedicated to helping you engage and retain students.  DU Faculty have free access to many professional development resources including self-paced online modules, in-seat workshops and online facilitated learning opportunities.

Want to get started with YOUR professional development right away?  Visit DU Faculty Readiness at   After hire, you will have access to a full suite of resources, including New to Teaching at DU located on DevelopU 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are Adjunct employees considered “regular” employees?

A:  Adjunct employees at the University are assigned classes on a semester by semester basis and are classified as temporary employees.

Q: What sort of benefits would I receive if I were an adjunct instructor?

A:  Adjunct instructors and their dependants are eligible to receive discounted tuition at Davenport University. Additionally, Adjunct instructors participate in orientation and additional professional development opportunities throughout the academic year.

Q: How do I go about applying?

A:  Interested individuals are asked to apply according to the specifications listed within the job posting.

Q: What is the hiring process?

A:  The adjunct hiring process is managed through Davenport University’s academic team. After a thorough review of a candidate’s application materials the academic leaders invite the most qualified candidates to participate in an assessment. Through these assessments, or hiring events, applicants undergo a series of interviews and provide a lesson demonstration. Final hiring decisions are made based upon the candidate performances at these events.