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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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In her opinion the very nature of the German University, based on academic freedom and autocracy on behalf of the professorate, translates into an organisational culture of anonymity and arbitrariness, which undermines joint efforts to develop high quality university courses and curricula.
In 1930, Madison Grant asked that a copy be sent to Professor Hans Gunther, "one of the most distinguished anthropologists of Germany," recently appointed to a new professorate at Jena.
The graying of the American professorate implies accelerated retirement of selectionists as well as cognitivists.
These credentials are formal within our university and each program requires Senate approval of the content, the qualifications of the professorate, and the length of the courses.
Bush has fans in the department, the pervasive lack of support epitomizes the cautious careerism of the professorate characterizing many universities in the United States.
Excluded from easy access to the professorate, the Wissenschaften of the "new" labour historians became, perforce, a Gemeineschaften struggling for positions as well as principles.
O'Dair explores how the anticapitalist impulse in contemporary criticism actually mystifies an antipopulist animus of the status group identity of the professorate.
This is known as the "graying" of the professorate.
It would be a wonderful burden to remove from the shoulders of an aging professorate and might just save a few of us from hernias, not to mention leEing our students actually see some of the wonders that their tax dollars have helped create.
As many of you know, Fred was the object of serious attacks by his less well mannered colleagues in the professorate.
Even during the Nazi occupation of Serbia in the early 1940s, the ruling authorities were required by law to consider proposals from the professorate before appointing university and faculty leaders.