Definition of visiting professor in English:
A professor on a short-term contract to teach at a college or university other than the one that mainly employs them.
- Prof Cook, who lives in St Albans, Hertfordshire, is a visiting professor at University College London.
- Later, as a law student at the same school, he remembered the visiting professors from Yale University, brought in to teach constitutional law.
- A short time ago we got in touch with Nasser Hadian, a professor at Tehran University who is currently a visiting professor at Columbia University.
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