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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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However, if university administrators and faculty care whether female students have the opportunity to benefit from female faculty role models, they must consider that a gender-balanced professoriate would be advantageous.
The other strong contributions to this edited collection concern the role of gender in the making of the professoriate. Smythe's historical account of the female religious as academics in English Canada 1897-1967 shows their considerable influence over seven decades whilst Hallman's biography is an account of an extraordinary academic, Irene Poelzer, who challenged the orthodoxy of curriculum, assessment, student teacher relations and university administration.
How will these definitions of student culture assist those involved in designing graduate programs for those preparing to enter the Professoriate?
Preparing the professoriate of tomorrow for teaching: Enhancing the TA experience.
Insofar as the professoriate is concerned, professional licensure is redundant in its public protection aspects.
Despite some consistent efforts by university administrators in recent years to recruit minority faculty, there continues to be limited minority representation among the professoriate; those who are represented find themselves in institutional climates not conducive to retention.
The research design recognises the importance of contextual factors in terms of interpreting the responses of the professoriate in different countries, and the book makes no claim to providing a `fine grained analysis' of the international academic profession.
The other was his second thesis or Habilitationsschrift, The Origin of German Tragic Drama, presented as a piece of highly original research, demonstrating the author's qualification for the professoriate. Benjamin submitted it to the professor of literary history at the University of Frankfurt, who felt it was not appropriate-to his discipline.
Tenure provides such a market barrier for the tenured professoriate, reducing competition from non-tenured instructors and newly minted Ph.D.s.
"The Education Professoriate and the Written Word: An Interim Statement." Paper presented at AERA Annual Meeting, Chicago, Ill.
The multiyear collaboration is part of a nearly $6 million initiative from the National Science Foundations Alliances for Graduate Education and Professoriate program.