Definition of associate professor in English:

associate professor

Syllabification: as·so·ci·ate pro·fes·sor


North American
  • An academic ranking immediately below full professor.
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    • The survey breaks down salaries within disciplines/major fields by faculty status: full professors, associate professors, assistant professors, new assistant professors and instructors.
    • The report shows that assistant and associate professors spent less time doing administrative work than professors.
    • He is a tenured associate professor in the School of Communication at the University of Houston.

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