Although a number of recent research studies have investigated faculty appointments, much of the research to date has been quantitative and has focused on faculty and other academic staff employed at research institutions. This research has identified certain trends in faculty employment choices, but many of the reasons for those trends have been speculative. In contrast, the study presented here provides answers to questions about why teaching faculty in master's universities choose contract employment and how they feel about those choices. These insights illuminate some of the motivations driving faculty employment decisions in the 21st century.... faculty, a[t]eaching is not considered by most research universities to be the most important work, and often tuition produces less income than research dollars. ... the Office of Research Services and Sponsored Programs at Georgia Southern University (n.d.) advertises a aFaculty ... to promote faculty research/ projects, a as does the University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperationanbsp;...
|Title||:||Contract Employment Vs. Tenure-track Appointments: Faculty at Master's Degree Universities Speak about Their Choices|
|Author||:||Rebecca House Stankowski|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2007|