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tenure-track

adjective
1.
of or relating to a college- or university-teaching job that can lead to a tenured position.
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Examples for tenure-track
  • Universities are replacing tenure-track professors with non-tenured staff.
  • In fact, the more desirable a creative-writing instructor is, the less likely he or she is to want a tenure-track position.
  • Go to grad school, do a post-doc or two, and then get a tenure-track position and pray for funding.
  • The growth of the multi-year appointment, non-tenure-track teaching sector is rapidly growing.
  • As tenure-track positions have become rarer and more difficult to obtain, their allure has grown.

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