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full professor Line breaks: full pro|fes¦sor

Definition of full professor in English:


North American
A professor of the highest grade in a university.
Example sentences
  • Lately, the number and kind of academic appointments have been proliferating: tenured full professors, term-appointment assistant professors, part-time faculty, graduate students, lecturers.
  • And that's just between a full professor and an assistant professor!
  • Only about 18 percent of full professors at doctoral universities are women, according to the 2003-04 AAUP survey.


full professorship
Example sentences
  • He went on to hold a full professorship at the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he was a member of the faculty until his retirement in 1995 and still holds emeritus status.
  • Women hold 13.7 percent of full professorships and 55.6 percent of lecturer positions in this country.
  • In 1936, at the end of the MIT contract, Hopf received an offer of full professorship in the University of Leipzig.
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