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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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Richard Carter, a professorial fellow in the Division of Biological Sciences at Scotland's University of Edinburgh, says the effect on fitness depends upon the specific genetic modification involved.
Known as "the Chinaman" because of his narrow eyes, Cofferati is an intense man with a professorial demeanor that belies a keen instinct for mass politics.
To an archaeologist seventy-five years sound more like a professorial tenure than an era, but to those of us who, like T.
The Stability of Student Perceptions of Professorial Excellence: A Time Lab Design.
Furrowing his professorial brow, Porter offered a detailed critique of the region's strengths and weaknesses.
David Walsh, Sunday Times: Arsene Wenger never loses the professorial look.
Perhaps, if the author wrote in a less intellectual and professorial vernacular, readers would be able to see more clearly the dichotomy between black Canadian hip hop culture and its US predecessor.
That's an opinion too, then," I pointed out, in my mildest, most professorial tones.
From 1953 until his death he was professorial lecturer in Business Administration at the George Washington University.
Initially, both questioned O'Brien's counseling experience in light of his academic and professorial background.
Professional certification among full-time professorial rank faculty was approximately the same as that of professional certification among full-time non-professorial faculty.
Universities give tenure to faculty in specific professorial "lines," which dictate a professor's specialty.