assistantship

noun as·sis·tant·ship \ə-ˈsis-tən(t)-ˌship\

Definition of assistantship

  1. :  a paid appointment awarded annually to a qualified graduate student that requires part-time teaching, research, or residence hall duties

1948

First Known Use of assistantship

1948

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