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Adjunct Professors

  1. Jul 14, 2009 #1
    Hey all,

    are adjunct professors allowed to supervise graduate students?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Jul 14, 2009 #2
    In most cases I know of, adjunct faculty hold primary posts at national or military laboratories, and they have adjunct status in order to be thesis advisers to students. Generally in these cases a full-time on-campus professor also works closely with the student to assure that certain stepping stones are being met with regards to classes, qualifying/comprehensive examinations, and other paperwork... as well as making sure progress is being made.
     
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