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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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We hypothesize that women were less likely to hold the rank of full professor than men.
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.
Initial promotion from assistant to associate professor is the normal prerequisite for keeping one's job at a Canadian university and promotion to full professor is key to gaining respect and influence in one's discipline, department, and institution and is a requirement for appointment to senior administrative positions and gate-keeping roles in granting agencies.
Most importantly, we will not successfully recruit new graduates with clinical and research doctorates so long as they can command salaries at 150 percent above the full professor level in schools of nursing.
Not all assistant professors get tenure, and fewer still are promoted to full professor.
Smith School of Business with the University of Maryland (UMD) has taken the position of Associate Dean of the Loeb-Sullivan School of Business and Director of Graduate Studies as a full professor at the Maine Maritime Academy in Castine, Maine.
Erman served on the faculty of Bogazici University from 1971 to 1998, as an assistant, associate and full professor, where he taught materials science, mechanics and polymer science courses.
The remaining four are students at the University of Michigan Department of Dance, where Spading is a full professor.
He joined the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1966, as an Associate Professor of Computer Sciences and Linguistics and was promoted to a Full Professor in 1973.
The other candidate sought promotion to full professor.