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adjunct

 [ad´junkt]
an accessory or auxiliary agent or measure.

adjunct

[ad′jungkt]
Etymology: L, adjungere, to join
(in health care) an additional substance, treatment, or procedure used for increasing the efficacy or safety of the primary substance, treatment, or procedure or for facilitating its performance. adjunctive, adj.

adjunct

A thing joined or added to another thing, which is not an essential part thereof—e.g., radiation therapy is an important adjunct to surgery and may represent appropriate adjuvant therapy.

adjunct

Medtalk A thing joined or added to another thing but which is not an essential part thereof–eg, RT is an important adjunct to surgery and may represent appropriate adjuvant therapy

adjunct (aj´ungkt),

n a drug or other substance that serves a supplemental purpose in therapy.
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Our goal is to help adjunct faculty at our member colleges improve their teaching practice and student learning," said Edward Leach, Executive Director, NISOD.
However, the decision to hire adjunct faculty often falls to a department chair who may or may not have the time to screen and interview multiple candidates.
UALR pays its adjunct faculty $2,000-$3,000 per course.
At the University of California, San Diego, adjunct Larissa Dorman helped organize student walkouts as well as a teachin by five lecturers.
After class, the adjunct hies off to the freeway to make it to the next class at the next university, where the pay is $1,750 a course, and while driving thinks about the third class at the third school, where the pay is $2,000.
Regardless of the long delay, the adjunct faculty continues in its overwhelming support for union representation.
They know their job is safe and not all give 100 percent like adjunct faculty members do.
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That would amount to more than half the $13,500 in pay earned by an adjunct who taught three courses a semester, for a total of six in an academic year.
A strong start in teaching can make or break the success of newly hired adjunct instructors who are faced, for the first time, with the task of conveying knowledge to learners.
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