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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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Full professors at the University of Texas at Dallas have the second-highest average salary in the state at $142,400, edging out the University of Texas at Austin's average of $140,700.
Excluding the 36 administrators, the lowest salary was an instructor earning $31,887; the highest salary was a full professor earning $134,896.
Researchers have found that women who are promoted to full professor need more time to achieve this rank (Bayer and Astin 1975; Caplan 1993; Dagg and Thompson 1988; Krefting 2003).
In 2005, he became a full professor of State Key Laboratory of Multiphase Flow in Power Engineering of Xi'an Jiaotong University.
And when the promotions come, they're coming more slowly for the women than they are for the men: The study found it took 12 years for female associate professors who were also undergraduate directors to get promoted to full professor.
Turner joined the University of Virginia faculty as an Assistant Professor in 1997, was promoted to Associate Professor in 2003, and to full professor in 2008.
Full Professor in Telematics Engineering, Carlos Delgado Kloos, who heads this UC3M line of research, said: "The 3D learning environments are not only appropriate for transmission of knowledge, but also for teaching competencies, and if they also include Augmented Reality elements for the manipulation of a three-dimensional world with real physical elements, even better results are obtained, as the barrier of a fictional world immersion is reduced.
She is now thought to be the first woman from the Chinesemainland to become a full professor in Britain.
He joined the University of Arizona (UA) in 1986 as a full professor in the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering and retired in 2001.
He joined the department of chemistry at Queen's University in 1967 as an associate professor, was promoted to full professor in 1970, and became a professor emeritus of chemistry in 2000.
Saftner (1988), in a study of the promotion of terminally qualified accounting faculty, found that, while both men and women attained the rank of associate professor in comparable time periods, women were significantly slower in their advancement to the rank of full professor with men being promoted to that rank sixteen times more often than females.