publish or perish(redirected from Publication pressure)
publish or perish
Etymology: L, publicare, to make public, perire, to come to naught
Usage notes: (informal)
a practice followed in many academic institutions in which a contract for employment is renewed only if a candidate has demonstrated scholarship by having work published in a book or in a reputable refereed professional or scientific journal. This work is required in addition to whatever obligations for teaching or professional practice are entailed in the position.