Definition of lecturer in English:

lecturer

noun

  • A person who gives lectures, especially as an occupation at a university or college of higher education.

    ‘a senior lecturer in surgery at Leeds University’
    • ‘Please indicate the name of the lecturer, the topic, and the desired date of the visit to your organization.’
    • ‘He was actively involved in teaching and was an honorary senior lecturer at Birmingham.’
    • ‘These Fellowships are designed to encourage able young lecturers in chemical, petroleum or mechanical engineering to stay in the education sector in the early years of their career.’
    • ‘However, if you are not within this distance of a listed lecturer, you may still request a visit.’
    • ‘He'd love to be a guest lecturer at the school occasionally, maybe teaching creative non-fiction.’
    • ‘He was appointed lecturer at the University of Paris in 1878 and then professor at Toulouse in 1879.’
    • ‘71 grants of up to £6,000 have just been awarded to new lecturers to develop innovative research projects in the early stages of their independent research careers.’
    • ‘The Department of Art History seeks to hire a part-time lecturer to teach the second quarter of our survey of Asian art.’
    • ‘In 1953 he moved to Dundee, where he was appointed senior lecturer in medicine at St Andrews University.’
    • ‘A similar plan was recently introduced to change the employment status of part-time lecturers.’
    • ‘The political background of the former lecturer in Marxist sociology was also more complex than the media reports suggested.’
    • ‘He was educated at Rugby and Christ Church, Oxford, where he became a lecturer in mathematics in 1855.’
    • ‘One of the lecturers in the department is a woman, so that's encouraging too.’
    • ‘He was also appointed honorary lecturer in clinical medicine.’
    • ‘Each lecturer has designated his or her topic for three different types of audiences.’
    • ‘In 1846 and 1847 he was awarded mathematics scholarships at Balliol College where he became a lecturer in mathematics.’
    • ‘I think you know, as a former law lecturer, what the defect in that question is.’
    • ‘The lecturers provide teaching materials in written and audio form.’
    • ‘Peters said job descriptions among lecturers in the math department vary.’
    • ‘In the spring, he will be a visiting lecturer in the religion department at Princeton.’
    university teacher, college teacher, tutor, reader, instructor, scholar, don, professor, fellow, doctor, researcher
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Pronunciation

lecturer

/ˈlɛktʃ(ə)rə/