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A member of the faculty at an institution of higher learning who has attained its highest possible academic rank and possesses special knowledge in an occupation requiring special skills

professor

Academia A member of the faculty at an institution of higher learning who has attained its highest possible academic rank, who possesses special knowledge in an occupation requiring special skills. See 'Chair. '. Cf, Lecturer.
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Emeritus Professor of History of Science and Technology, Open University and Affiliated Research Scholar, University of Cambridge, UK.
PROFESSOR John Dickinson, Emeritus Professor of Medicine University of London.
Professor Sir Roy Calne, MD FRCP FRCS Emeritus Professor of Surgery, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge
Odvard Egil Dyrli, emeritus professor of education, University of Connecticut, and editorial contributor, University Business.
Lloyd Geering, ordained Presbyterian minister and emeritus professor of religion, reconstructs history with a different emphasis.
Samuel Epstein, emeritus professor of occupational and environmental medicine at the University of Illinois School of Public Health, says that only five percent of sprayed chemicals reach crops, while 95 percent drift to surrounding areas.
In the Northwest United States, Olsen, a respected pianist, emeritus professor of music at Washington State University and researcher, has long been revered by his friends and colleagues for his interest in, and enthusiasm for, sharing his work with the Indian tribes of the area, especially those in the eastern part of Washington state.
Frederik Wisse, retiring member of the college faculty and professor of New Testament in the faculty of religious studies at McGill University, Montreal, will be appointed emeritus professor at the 137th convocation of The Presbyterian College, Montreal, May 13, 2004, at 8 p.
However, antidepressants have well-established side effects affecting sexual response, which is often a problem for menopausal women to begin with, notes Philip Sarrel, MD, an emeritus professor at Yale Medical School.
Henlee Barnette is emeritus professor, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and retired clinical professor, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Louisville, Kentucky.
Not content with his comfortable work at the University of Minnesota, Jesse Williams, emeritus professor of animal husbandry, decided to work in needy countries overseas.
That finding is "probably legitimate," says Francis Bretherton, an emeritus professor of atmospheric science at the University of Wisconsin at Madison and a chapter author of the 1990 report Climate Change: The IPCC Scientific Assessment.