Definition of assistant professor in English:

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assistant professor

noun

North American
A college teacher ranking immediately below an associate professor.
Example sentences
  • She is an assistant professor at the University of Colorado in Boulder.
  • He is an assistant professor at the University of Oregon School of Law.
  • The following year, he was a visiting assistant professor of history at Oregon State University.

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Syllabification: as·sis·tant pro·fes·sor

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