Joint AHA-Organization of American Historians (OAH) Committee on Part-time and Adjunct Employment

Past Committee. This committee has completed its work and is no longer active.

Established: As an ad hoc committee in January 2000; joint committee in January 2001.

Purpose: To examine the proliferation of part-time and adjunct employment in higher education, provide "best practices" for both employers and employees, and to advocate on behalf of part-timers and adjuncts within the profession.

Membership: 6 AHA members, 6 OAH members

Assignment to Division: Reports on its work to the Professional Division.

Documents and Reports

Standards for Employment of Part-Time Faculty (May 2003)

Report from Part-Time and Adjunct Employment Committee (May 2001)

Guidelines for the Employment of Part-Time and Temporary Faculty in History (June 1998)

AHA Statement on Standards of Professional Conduct

Employment Articles and Information

1999 AHA Department Survey Shows Increased Hiring of Low-Wage Part-Time Faculty

Other Perspectives articles on the academic job market and the employment of historians

AHA Career Center

Links to sites with related information

American Association of Community Colleges

American Association of University Professors

American Association for Higher Education

American Federation of Labor--Higher Education

American College Personnel Association

Community College Humanities Association

Chronicle of Higher Education, The

Coalition of Contingent Academic Labor

Eric Clearinghouse on Higher Education

Adjunct Nation

Workplace: The Journal for Academic Labor