In another sense, the adjunct problem is the flipside of the “intern” problem. Underpaid faculty who put in long hours are exploited by architecture departments as flexible low-wage workers. Departments rely on well-meaning, enthusiastic adjuncts, willing to prove and sacrifice themselves for their students. The main question is: do we want adjuncts to be the norm in architectural education? Do we want the majority of new teaching opportunities to be for adjunct positions? — archdaily.com
Part of a larger discussion on the role of adjunct professors in academia and the larger culture. See Sarah Kendzior's Academia's Indentured Servants.