assistant professor


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

Examples of assistant professor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As Francesca Manzi, an assistant professor of management at the London School of Economics, told Fortune in 2022, women are still expected to be gender ambassadors. Lila MacLellan, Fortune, 20 Feb. 2024 Will Clark, an assistant professor at San Francisco State University, did not support the tentative agreement but said Monday that dissent within the union reflected a more engaged membership. Caroline Petrow-Cohen, Los Angeles Times, 19 Feb. 2024 Siddiqui is an assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Angela Roberts, Baltimore Sun, 14 Feb. 2024 Findings show, however, that hot drought has never been this severe, making future projections and mitigation measures more unclear, said Karen King, a University of Tennessee, Knoxville assistant professor and lead author of the study. Tribune News Service, The Mercury News, 2 Feb. 2024 But Fred Cohen, MD, an assistant professor of neurology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, tossed some cold water (heh) on that idea. Amy Norton, SELF, 12 Feb. 2024 So, too, does Emily Bray, an assistant professor who also works at the Arizona Canine Cognition Center. Max Bennett, Discover Magazine, 7 Feb. 2024 While the accuracy in terms of the actual genetic testing is likely good, the science behind how the companies are interpreting the results can be problematic, said Dr. Dylan MacKay, assistant professor of nutrition and chronic disease at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada. Melanie Radzicki McManus, CNN, 6 Feb. 2024 Ideas By Julia Rosenberg February 2, 2024 1:02 PM EST Dr. Julia Rosenberg is an assistant professor of pediatrics and a Public Voices fellow at Yale University. TIME, 2 Feb. 2024 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1827, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of assistant professor was in 1827

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“Assistant professor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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