Definition of assistant professor in English:

assistant professor

noun

North american
  • A university teacher ranking immediately below an associate professor.

    • ‘Since 1988 he has been a senior assistant professor in penal law at Sofia University.’
    • ‘He is an assistant professor at the University of Oregon School of Law.’
    • ‘She is an assistant professor of education at Pepperdine University.’
    • ‘She is an assistant professor at the University of Colorado in Boulder.’
    • ‘Currently he is an assistant professor of political science at Hebrew University in Jerusalem.’
    • ‘The following year, he was a visiting assistant professor of history at Oregon State University.’
    • ‘After a promotion to assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania in 1916, he remained there for a further four years.’
    • ‘He is currently a visiting assistant professor at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn.’
    • ‘He is an assistant professor of communication at the University of Colorado at Denver.’
    • ‘An assistant professor has a doctorate or some other high-level degree and usually has some teaching experience.’
    • ‘She is now an assistant professor of creative nonfiction at the University of Alabama.’
    • ‘He is now an assistant professor of Communication Arts at the University of Wisconsin - Madison.’
    • ‘It had a blurb on the back from an assistant professor of urban studies at Westmont, our local Christian college.’
    • ‘He is an assistant professor in the University of Pittsburgh Department of Anaethesiology.’
    • ‘He was also an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School.’
    • ‘He is an assistant professor of English at Western Kentucky University.’
    • ‘He used the program when he was an assistant professor at the University of California.’
    • ‘She is an assistant professor of European studies at Johns Hopkins University.’
    • ‘He served previously as an assistant professor at West Point and as a battalion executive officer in Europe.’
    • ‘At that time reforms were being made in universities so they offered me a position as an assistant professor.’

Pronunciation:

assistant professor

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