associate professor
noun Date: 1819 a member of a college or university faculty who ranks above an assistant professor and below a professorassociate professorship noun

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  • associate professor — ☆ associate professor n. a college teacher ranking above an assistant professor and below a full professor …   English World dictionary

  • Associate Professor — Professur (von lat. profiteri in der Bedeutung „sich öffentlich als Lehrer zu erkennen geben“) bezeichnet im deutschen Sprachraum primär eine Funktion im Lehrkörper einer Hochschule. Professor oder Professorin ist die Amtsbezeichnung eines… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • associate professor — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms associate professor : singular associate professor plural associate professors a teacher who works at a college or university in the US who is above the level of an assistant professor and below the level of a… …   English dictionary

  • associate professor — noun a teacher lower in rank than a full professor but higher than an assistant professor (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑professor, ↑prof * * * noun, pl ⋯ sors [count] : a teacher at a U.S. college or university who has a rank above an assistant… …   Useful english dictionary

  • associate professor — as,sociate pro fessor noun count * a teacher who works at a college or university in the U.S. Associate professor is the position above assistant professor and below the highest teaching level of professor …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • associate professor — associate professorship. a teacher in a college or university who ranks above an assistant professor and below a professor. [1815 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • associate professor — noun (C) a professor (2) at an American university whose job is above the level of assistant professor (2) and below the level of full professor (2) compare assistant professor, full professor …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • associate professor — as.sociate pro fessor n a ↑professor at an American university whose job is above the level of ↑assistant professor and below the level of ↑professor …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • associate professor — asso′ciate profes′sor n. edu a college or university teacher ranking above an assistant professor and below a professor • Etymology: 1815–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • associate professor — regular professor, common rank for university professors …   English contemporary dictionary

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