by Sahomi Nishimoto The education ministry has begun investigating Kagawa University in western Japan following the finding that it has left classes in the hands of about 400 part-time lecturers.
by Jess Harris, Kathleen Smithers and Nerida Spina The National Tertiary Education Union this week struck an agreement with universities that no ongoing university staff member would be stood down involuntarily without.
AdjunctNation has been following the struggle of non-tenured lecturers in Italy since 2002. ALLSI Chair David Petrie is still fighting for equal pay and equal treatment for hundreds of non-Italians.
The abolition of the limited-term employment system at the University of Tokyo allows contract full- or part-time administration staff and (from April this year) part-time teachers to apply for, and.
Foreign academics also face the insecurity of short-term contracts as universities cut budgets, and being relegated to the periphery due to exclusion from core academic meetings at Japanese institutions. This.
With no job security and low pay in one of the most expensive cities in North America, hundreds of employees at a world-class university are struggling to simply pay their bills..