associate professor

noun

Definition of associate professor

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

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Patricia Pendry, an associate professor in WSU’s Department of Human Development, said in a statement. Kelli Bender, PEOPLE.com, "Study Finds You Can 'Pet Your Stress Away' By Cuddling Cats and Dogs," 17 July 2019 John Paul Rollert is an adjunct associate professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. John Paul Rollert, Fortune, "The Wayfair Walkout and the Rise of Activist Capitalism," 13 July 2019 That forces speakers to pay close attention to the hierarchy of relationships resulting in a form of speech and writing that can be quite verbose, explained Ho Chi Ming, an associate professor in Japanese at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Isabella Steger, Quartz, "A less polite version of Japanese is helping foreigners stay safe during disasters," 27 June 2019 David Goldfischer is an associate professor in the Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. David Goldfischer, The Denver Post, "Guest Commentary: Gardner has put pressure on Russia; now he must hold the president accountable," 21 June 2019 RoboFly could flap its wings and fly on its own, but the device couldn’t fly far, said Shyam Gollakota, an associate professor in the UW’s Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering. Katherine Long, The Seattle Times, "Backpack-wearing bumblebees could buzz fields, tell farmers how crops are doing," 13 Dec. 2018 Plutonium-238 is a radioisotope associated with nuclear waste and not generally with fallout, said Ivana Nikolic Hughes, a co-author of the research and an associate professor of chemistry at Columbia. Susanne Rust, Los Angeles Times, "Radiation in parts of the Marshall Islands is far higher than Chernobyl, study says," 15 July 2019 Plutonium-238 is a radioisotope associated with nuclear waste and not generally with fallout, said Ivana Nikolic Hughes, a co-author of the research and an associate professor of chemistry at Columbia. Susanne Rust, latimes.com, "Radioactivity in parts of the Marshall Islands is far higher than Chernobyl, study says," 15 July 2019 Meredith is an associate professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania. Anthony Man, sun-sentinel.com, "Bad ballot design in Broward County cost Bill Nelson 9,658 votes in ultra-tight loss to Rick Scott," 12 July 2019

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First Known Use of associate professor

1819, in the meaning defined above

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associate professor

noun

English Language Learners Definition of associate professor

: a teacher at a U.S. college or university who has a rank above an assistant professor and below a full professor

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