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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.


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

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 

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.