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Be sure to read the fine print. Know your rights and plan to live up to your part of the bargain, indeed, to exceed expectations. An academic appointment usually has a time frame and promotion scale attached to it. Getting a job in the nonprofit world, publishing, or a religious bureaucracy may not have such formalities, but it is equally important to attend to such matters. Be sure to read the faculty handbook and familiarize yourself with the expectations and culture of the institution. Appointments, visiting A visiting professorship can be a nice change of pace, a chance to see if the grass really is greener elsewhere, and an opportunity to work with different colleagues.
Some people actually prefer to teach part-time, but for most it is not a choice. Women are especially taken advantage of here. If women decide to have children, care for elders, or pursue other worthwhile endeavors, adjunct teaching can be a good stopgap measure to maintain a toehold in academia while still pursing other goals. However, it is all too often a trap. The Guide from A to Z 15 After several years of it, you should demand full benefits and/or to be hired as a half-time rather than adjunct professor.
Current practices in disability accommodation should be seen as a transition stage in enabling people with disabilities. Universal Design is a philosophy that calls for the structuring of facilities, institutions, and instruction in such a way that the range of human ability is addressed rather than accommodation to ableist norms. The study of religion is a particularly sensitive area for people with disabilities. Care should be taken in identifying ableist attitudes and biases within different faith traditions.
A Guide for Women in Religion: Making Your Way from A to Z by M. Hunt