associate professor

noun
Updated on: 12 May 2018

Definition of associate professor

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

associate professorship

noun

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First Known Use of associate professor

1819

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ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of associate professor for English Language Learners

  • : 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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