assistant professor


Definition of assistant professor

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

Other Words from assistant professor

assistant professorship noun

Examples of assistant professor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Regulators are in a difficult position, according to Lesliam Quirós-Alcalá, an assistant professor at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and an expert on chemical exposures and their potential health effects. New York Times, 19 June 2022 This designation strips residents of the rights associated with being a tenant, explained Marques Vestal, an assistant professor of critical Black urbanism at UCLA and a member of LATU. Tracy Rosenthal, The New Republic, 19 May 2022 One of the project’s scholars is physician Alex Pantelyat, an assistant professor of neurology and director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Music and Medicine. Meredith Cohn, Washington Post, 18 May 2022 Also in leadership is Wendy de la Rosa an assistant professor of marketing at Wharton and most intriguingly Rafael Espinal, Executive Director of the Free Lancers Union. Peter J Reilly, Forbes, 14 Apr. 2022 But Joseph Harrison, an assistant professor of strategy at Texas Christian University and co-author of the study, points out that executive fit plays a key role in a firm’s success. Paige Mcglauflin, Fortune, 11 Apr. 2022 Elise Boxer, an assistant professor and coordinator of Native American studies at the University of South Dakota, has researched and written extensively on settler colonialism, Mormons and indigeneity. Tamarra Kemsley, The Salt Lake Tribune, 30 Mar. 2022 That's according to Seth Rudman, assistant professor in the school of biological sciences at Washington State University and one of the authors of the paper. Doug Johnson, Ars Technica, 21 Mar. 2022 Prior to Amelia, Chetan served as an assistant professor at New York University. Chetan Dube, Forbes, 27 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of assistant professor

1827, in the meaning defined above

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“Assistant professor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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