Adjunct Professor Link (APL) is a cloud-based Faculty Hiring Software Solution for managing and reporting on faculty hiring & performance information, recruiting qualified faculty, and training and on boarding adjunct faculty.


An Adjunct Professor is a member of the faculty who is hired to teach but is not a tenure-track member of the faculty, often employed on a part-time basis.

Yes. Once you have submitted your registration for a profile, an email will be sent requesting that you verify your email address.

Diversity Disclosure and Acknowledgment
At your option, you may self-describe yourself as a diverse candidate with respect to opportunities that call for diverse candidates.

Candidates who have elected to self-describe as a diverse candidate with respect to opportunities that call for diverse candidates acknowledge that they have voluntarily self-described as a diverse candidate. Such self-describing candidates acknowledge that they are not self-describing as a diverse candidate because of any physical, mental, emotional or any other disability.  APL agrees that reporting on this self-described term shall not be used to limit any candidate from standard offers, and APL will share this self-described term only with Employers who have acknowledged the same.

The provisions of this Section 9 of the Agreement are specific to Users that use the Service as Employers. If you are using the Service as an Employer, then in the event of a conflict between the provisions of this Section 9 and the rest of the Agreement, the provisions of this Section 9 will control.

If you are an Employer, you agree that you will not use the Service to post or promote any position that contains inaccurate, false, or misleading information; includes any screening requirement or criterion in connection with a job posting where such requirement or criterion is not an actual and legal requirement of the posted job; requires applicants to pay to apply, pay for training or pay for training materials. When using the Service, you are responsible for ensuring that your use of the Service is in compliance with applicable law.

Under the "My Account" tab, click on "My Profile." This will take you to a view of your profile. There is a graphic with "Choose Photo" underneath. Upload a photo between 15 kB and 2MB. Choose the photo from your computer and press "Submit."

The Profile Completion Report Card encourages users to complete as much of their profile as possible in order to paint the most accurate depiction of your skills and expertise. 100% profile completeness is achieved by filling out every section of the profile, completing the "My Interests" section, and referring friends through APL's "Invite a Friend" program.

When APL's partner institutions have a need for a candidate with your unique credentials in your geographical region, APL will match you with the hiring manager. The matching timeline varies from candidate to candidate.

Higher Education Institutions

A Custom Match is a pre-screened/pre-qualified candidate who matches the specific hiring criteria shared when you submit the digital form called a Custom Match found in your PROFolio account.

APL Service Desk

Need Help? Submit a Service Desk request, and an agent will respond to you as soon as possible.