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tenure

[ten′yər]
Etymology: L, tenere, to hold
1 (in a university) a faculty appointment with few limits on the number of years it may be held.
2 a permanent appointment usually awarded to a person who has advanced to the rank of associate professor and who demonstrates scholarship, community service, and teaching excellence in a specific field of study.

tenure

Academia A status granted to a person with a 'terminal' degree–eg, doctor of medicine–MD or doctor of philosophy–PhD, after a trial period, which protects him/her from summary dismissal; tenured academicians are expected to assume major duties in research, teaching and, if applicable, Pt care fostering, through their activities, the academic 'agenda' of their respective departments or institutions. See Endowed chair, Lecturer, Professor. Cf Chair.

tenure

(tĕn′yĕr) [L. tenēre, to hold]
1. The holding of a property, place, or occupational assignment.
2. The specification that an employee (typically someone in an academic setting) may hold a position permanently unless he or she behaves with gross negligence.
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Academics, especially women, who manage to finish graduate school and obtain tenure-track employment while simultaneously caring for young children may be especially skilled in balancing the conflicting demands of work and family.
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The faculty union, United Academics, supports the goal of increasing the proportion of tenure-track faculty/ student ratio but wonders how, in the near term, the UO will handle the sometimes large classes the terminated non-tenured faculty have been teaching, according to statements on the union's website.
In 2013, the mean salary for new doctoral graduates in accounting was $151,100, while the mean salary for an assistant professor of accounting (the entry-level tenure-track position) was $135,800.
A new deal has been sanctioned by Faculty at a northeast Ohio university for tenure-track professors after months of discussions.
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