off-ladder

off-ladder

Academic medicine adjective Referring to a non-tenure track position–eg, lecturer, assistant, associate or activity–eg, raising a family that hinders a person from climbing a career 'ladder'. See Glass ceiling, Sticky floor phenomenon.
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an off-ladder allele falling within the range spanned by the ladder alleles) should include the number of complete repeats and, separated by a decimal point, the number of base pairs in the incomplete repeat (e.