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full professor

noun
1.
professor (def 1).
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35, Americanism
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Examples for full professor
  • If it is remotely true it is if one considers only those who attain the rank of full professor early in their career.
  • In early middle age his father was already a full professor.
  • Scholarship is the great equalizer when one is considering faculty promotions to full professor and the ideas don't matter.
  • She told me about a horrendous situation she went through last year when applying for promotion to full professor.
  • My point of view on the subject is that of a full professor in the physical sciences at a large research university.
  • And, in fact, he was promoted to full professor last year.
British Dictionary definitions for full professor

full professor

noun
1.
(US & Canadian) a university teacher of the highest academic rank
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