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Adjunct Faculty Jobs

Adjunct faculty members, or part-time instructors, serve a critical role at NWACC and teach a significant percentage of the college's classes. 

Your real-world and business experience is highly valuable, and sharing your expertise with students can help change countless lives and improve the vitality of the surrounding workforce.

Adjunct faculty are hired based on need and paid based on the number of courses taught. They are not required to perform other duties that full-time faculty members perform, such as scholarly activity or service.

View the information below to learn more about being an adjunct faculty member at NWACC. 

Apply for Adjunct Faculty Job
Search “Part-Time” (under Time Type) and
“Faculty” (under Job Category).


Minimum Requirements to be an Adjunct Faculty Member:

  • Education, experience and certificate/license requirement vary by the subject and the course being taught.
  • For career and technical programs, NWACC can consider professional experience, industry certifications and licensure toward teaching qualifications.

Teaching Courses:

  • Courses can be taught at NWACC's locations in Benton and Washington Counties.
  • Adjuncts can teach one or more courses, up to 20 semester hours in a calendar year.
  • Course times vary and include day, evening and weekend offerings.
  • Many online courses are available to adjuncts with the same expert level of training and support provided to our full-time faculty.


Adjunct faculty members are paid $765 per credit hour taught.

Other Benefits:

  • Extra income
  • Flexibility that comes with a part-time position
  • Online courses allow for even more schedule flexibility
  • Connections – interact with leaders and educators and build your professional network
  • Professional development opportunities – learn new things and keep your skills sharp
  • Valuable teaching and higher education experience – to help you meet your career goals
  • A tuition waiver
  • Voluntary tax-deferred retirement contributions
  • Bookstore discount
  • Recognition opportunities
  • Access to NWACC’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP), library and fitness center
  • Be able to make a difference! Education is transformative! Be a part of building the knowledge and skills that can change a student’s life forever.

Adjunct Job Openings:

Adjunct job openings are posted year-round, and candidates are contacted based on course needs. Adjuncts are typically hired prior to the start of the fall/spring semesters, but openings can arise at any time. 

Apply for a Job:

Visit NWACC Career Site and search “Part-Time” (under Time Type) and “Faculty” (under Job Category).


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