assistant professor

noun
|Updated on: 12 Aug 2018

Definition of assistant professor

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

assistant professorship

noun

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First Known Use of assistant professor

1827

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Definition of assistant professor for English Language Learners

  • : a teacher at a U.S. college or university who has a rank above an instructor and below an associate professor


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