Adjunct/Part-time Faculty Compensation
|Level||Rate Per Semester Credit Hour1||Guidelines2|
||A master’s degree in the teaching discipline, or a master’s degree with a concentration in the teaching discipline (minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline) or other demonstrated competencies and achievements that contribute to effective teaching and student learning outcomes.
||Level 1 plus 3 years of professional experience3, or a doctorate in the teaching discipline, or special qualifications for the teaching assignment, or limited availability of candidates for the assignment, or special technological knowledge or experience required for the teaching assignment.
||Level 2 plus 3 years of professional experience, or unusual qualifications for the teaching assignment, or very limited availability of candidates for the assignment.
||Level 3 plus 3 years of professional experience, or exceptional qualifications for the teaching assignment, or extremely limited availability of candidates for the assignment.
|1 TTU’s rate for each level reflects the maximum rates allowed by TBR Guideline P-050. http://www.tbr.edu/policies/default.aspx?id=1752
|2 It is the department chairperson’s responsibility to justify/document credentials and the level at which a part-time faculty member is hired.
|3 Experience may include professional, teaching, or research experience.
|4 All per-credit-hour compensation rates in excess of Level 4 must be approved by the President or designate, and all attendant circumstances for such exceptions shall be substantiated in writing.