associate professor


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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Michele Thornley, an associate professor at Bucknell, told McAfee that Allers had told her about her encounter with Tyson in 2013, when Tyson was scheduled to speak at Bucknell. Anna North, Vox, "Fox and National Geographic are investigating Neil deGrasse Tyson after sexual misconduct allegations," 2 Dec. 2018 For starters, hypomanic episodes can mimic upbeat behavior that doesn’t have an underlying mental health cause, Jed Magen, D.O., associate professor and chair in the department of psychiatry at Michigan State University, tells SELF. Korin Miller, SELF, "What’s the Difference Between Bipolar I and Bipolar II?," 12 Oct. 2018 Pruitt was replaced by Wayne Lewis, an associate professor at the University of Kentucky and a proponent of charter schools, who has served as a non-voting adviser to the state education board for the last year. Justin Sayers, The Courier-Journal, "Who voted to accept Stephen Pruitt's resignation as Kentucky education commissioner?," 18 Apr. 2018 Margaret Susan Thompson, associate professor of history at Syracuse University, told the Associated Press in an interview. Greg Norman, Fox News, "Pope Francis leads Vatican summit on abuse scandal, OKs probe of American bishop accused of sex harassment," 13 Sep. 2018 His father retired as an associate professor of communication disorders at Louisiana State, and is also a speech pathologist in private practice in Shreveport. David Allison, New York Times, "David Allison, Clayton Critcher," 8 July 2018 There, he was named in 1985 as an associate professor of head and neck surgery and otolaryngology. Jacques Kelly,, "Dr. John C. Price, head and neck surgeon, dies," 4 June 2018 Hsiao retired from Truman as an associate professor in 2015, but helped out with the school’s transition to part-time instructors. Graydon Megan,, "Chih Ming Jimmy Hsiao, taught computer-assisted design, math and science at Truman College, dies," 4 May 2018 But a year or two later, Verma was appointed chairman of the committee deciding whether Mellon should be promoted from assistant to associate professor. Meredith Wadman, Science | AAAS, "Famed cancer biologist allegedly sexually harassed women for decades," 26 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of associate professor

1819, in the meaning defined above

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associate professor


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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