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Visiting Professor
$49K-$61K / yr. (est.)
$50K
$55,460 / year
$61K
Average base salary
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About Visiting Professor

What does a Visiting Professor do?

As visiting professors, we provide lectures on the new and extant courses and investigate the students’ interests. We participate in the faculty-related activities and plan the events with them. It is our responsibility to endorse positive academic relationships for facilitating career-oriented collaborations. We provide instructions on the previously established courses and syllabus. Our duties also include refining the lectures, teaching the novel series, setting up the coursework and examining them to make changes if needed. In addition, we are also responsible for creating summative assessments in our fields of niche. We also promote the educational endeavors of the institutes.

Core tasks:

  • creating partnerships with the colleagues and faculties
  • answering to the head of the department
  • supervising the undergraduate and graduate students

Insights

How Many Years of Experience Do Professionals Need Before Becoming Visiting Professor?
On average, people work 7+ years in other positions prior to becoming a Visiting Professor.
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Visiting ProfessorDenver, CO - 9 months ago
Personally, I think this is inaccurate! It took me less than five years to become a Visiting Professor, and I know many others who achieved it sooner too. 🙄
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Visiting ProfessorSeattle, WA - 9 months ago
I'm grateful for the opportunities I've had, but I think the years of experience required for this role are exaggerated. 🔥
How Long Do Visiting Professor Employees Typically Stay in Their Roles?
On average, Visiting Professors works in this position for 1-3 years across multiple employers.
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LecturerHouston, TX - 9 months ago
Why do they give Visiting Professors such a short amount of time at each institution? It prevents building long-term relationships! 😤
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Department ChairBoston, MA - 9 months ago
These statistics may vary depending on the field of study. It's crucial to consider the specific circumstances of the Visiting Professor's position. 👩
What Is the Job Hopper Score for Visiting Professor Employees?
Moderate job changes in Visiting Professor, showing some career movement without excessive turnover.
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Adjunct InstructorHouston, TX - 9 months ago
i don't agree at all with this. Adjunct Instructors already face job insecurity, and this promotes further instability. 😡
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Assistant ProfessorSeattle, WA - 9 months ago
🙌 The infographic captures the balance we seek as Assistant Professors, allowing for growth and exploration without jeopardizing tenure-track positions. Well done!

Career path

Path to job

Discover a Visiting Professor's areas of knowledge sorted by their majors.
Explore the list of higher education institutions that a Visiting Professor typically studied at.
Cornell University
Harvard University

Path after job

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Demographics

What Is the Age and Gender Ratio of Visiting Professor Employees?
Gender ratio in Visiting Professor position: 0.658319070354022 Male and 0.341680929645978 Female. Age ratio in Visiting Professor position: 16-20: 2%, 21-30: 36%, 31-40: 33%, 41-50: 16%, 51-60: 9%, 60+: 4%. Visiting Professor position is predominantly male (65.8%) with the largest age group being 21-30 years old, followed by 31-40 years old.
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Visiting ProfessorMiami, FL - 9 months ago
As a female Visiting Professor, it's disheartening to see such a skewed gender ratio in academia. We need more representation!
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Visiting ProfessorSan Francisco, CA - 9 months ago
Age is just a number, don't underestimate the wisdom and insight older Visiting Professors can bring to the table!

Workplaces

Who Are the Top Employers for Visiting Professor?
Top employers of Visiting Professor position: Chamberlain College of Nursing, Chamberlain University, DeVry University. People who work in Visiting Professor position most typically go on to work for the Chamberlain College of Nursing.
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Visiting ProfessorAustin, TX - 9 months ago
Why are we focusing solely on the top employers? What about the countless other institutions that employ Visiting Professors? This infographic presents an incomplete picture.
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Visiting ProfessorLos Angeles, CA - 9 months ago
👎 It's disheartening to see a concentration of power in the hands of a few institutions. It perpetuates elitism and limits educational diversity.
Chamberlain College of Nursing
Chamberlain University
DeVry University
What Industries Does Visiting Professor Typically Have Experience In?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Visiting Professor: Education, Professional / Scientific / Technical, Health Care, Public Administration, Administrative & Support. Visiting Professor employees most likely come from a Education industry background.
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Visiting ProfessorHouston, TX - 9 months ago
honestly, i didn't find any sense in this role of Visiting Professor. it seems like just a fancy name for someone who doesn't have job security or benefits. do you agree?
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Visiting ProfessorMiami, FL - 9 months ago
Being a Visiting Professor is a privilege! It allows for flexibility, the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues, and the chance to teach a diverse range of students. Education is vital, and we are shaping the future! 🌟

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Discussion about Visiting Professor

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How balanced is the gender diversity among people working as a Visiting Professor?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
35% are women in this profession only.
What is the typical age of people who work as a Visiting Professor?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
The average age is 35
How many years of experience do you usually have as a Visiting Professor?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
You should work for 7 years on average to become a Visiting Professor.
Which industries are highly likely to employ a Visiting Professor?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Education is the most frequent for a Visiting Professor.
What kind of degree is needed to work as a Visiting Professor?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
As a Visiting Professor you’ll probably need Doctor of Philosophy degree
Which company are you working for as a Visiting Professor?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Chamberlain College of Nursing, Chamberlain University, DeVry University, Pratt Institute and Stanford University has the most employees.
How many years of experience as a Visiting Professor is needed in average to switch to another position?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
On average people change after 2 years.
How common is it for a Visiting Professor to jump from company to company?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
The job hopper score is medium for a Visiting Professor.
What work history do people usually have before becoming a Visiting Professor?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Typical prior positions for a Visiting Professor are Professor, Associate Professor or Assistant Professor
What are the typical next steps for someone working as a Visiting Professor?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Assistant Professor, Professor or Associate Professor can be a good next step
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