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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 his Conflict essays, Kant uses the German word Fakultat, understood as the organization and profession of the professoriate at the University, and not geistige Fahigkeit, "faculty," which Kant uses elsewhere in his philosophical writings to mean "intellectual or mental capacity.
Next, in "An Academic Community of Hermandad: Research for the Educational Advancement of Latin@as (REAL), a Motivating Factor for First-Year Tenure-Track Latina Faculty," Elsa Cantu Ruiz and Margarita Machado-Casas explore their experiences as first-year faculty and the struggles they encountered in the process adjusting to the demands of academia, especially those facing Latinas entering the professoriate.
Though MHCs are not trained to enter the professoriate, they can and do teach in a variety of ways, such as serving as adjunct instructors and giving training workshops in the professional and local community.
A Social Network Analysis of the American Law Professoriate, 61 J.
The professoriate may prefer to live in rarefied enclaves of "knowledge creation," but that doesn't mean it's a good idea.
No doubt the American professoriate has undergone many considerable transformations since its colonial days.
As older (mostly male) professors retire, the professoriate will gradually become more and more female, and the country will likely reach full gender equality some time in the 2020s.
Perhaps the most unexpected fact to emerge from the essays is the extent to which notoriously conservative institutions have unwittingly helped pave the way for a queer, working-class professoriate.
This study was financed by the Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate for the summer of 2008 and is continued with support by the Alliance of Minority Participation.
National Science Foundation Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate.
eds), Historical Identities: the professoriate in Canada, Toronto: University of Toronto Press Incorporated, 2006.
service, and Relationships among Priorities of the leadership teaching, service, professoriate.