Definition of assistantship in English:

assistantship

Syllabification: as·sis·tant·ship
Pronunciation: /əˈsistəntˌSHip
 
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noun

North American
  • A paid academic appointment made to a graduate student that involves part-time teaching or research.
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    • 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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