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

lecturer

/ˈlɛktʃ(ə)rə/