Definition of assistantship in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˈsistəntˌSHip/


North American
A paid academic appointment made to a graduate student that involves part-time teaching or research.
Example sentences
  • By contract, assistantships employ graduate students for a certain number of hours per week.
  • This is not art unexpected result as student support in assistantships often involve activities that include teaching and research duties.
  • The percentage of students with assistantships for teaching and research ranged from a high value of 100 percent to a low value of zero percent.
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