Predictors of depression, stress, and anxiety among non-tenure track faculty

@article{Reevy2014PredictorsOD,
  title={Predictors of depression, stress, and anxiety among non-tenure track faculty},
  author={Gretchen M. Reevy and Grace Deason},
  journal={Frontiers in Psychology},
  year={2014},
  volume={5}
}
Nationwide in the United States, 70% of faculty members in higher education are employed off the tenure-track. Nearly all of these non-tenure-track (NTT) appointments share a quality that may produce stress for those who hold them: contingency. Most NTT appointments are contingent on budget, enrollment, or both, and the majority of contingent faculty members are hired for one quarter or semester at a time. Significant research has investigated the effects of contingency on teaching, students… Expand
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