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Associate professor

a teacher in a college or university who ranks above an assistant professor and below a professor.
Contemporary Examples

David Fontana is an associate professor of law at George Washington University School of Law.
Obama’s Shocking Success on Judgeships Overturns Conventional Wisdom David Fontana June 8, 2014

He is an associate professor of writing, literature, and publishing at Emerson College.
The National Book Awards Longlist for Nonfiction September 17, 2013

Lorie Fridell is an associate professor in the department of criminology at the University of South Florida.
Are We All Racial Profilers? Lorie Fridell July 28, 2009

Goodwin, an associate professor at Nottingham University, has compiled the first comprehensive study on the rise of Ukip.
Is Britain’s Tea Party Turning Politics Upside Down? Nico Hines April 29, 2014

David Fontana is associate professor of Law at George Washington University Law School.
Andrew Cuomo Ignores Rural New York David Fontana November 7, 2014

Historical Examples

The associate professor of admiralty was shaving himself with care.
The Little Brown Jug at Kildare Meredith Nicholson

My correspondent is a New York editor, and in his party of six was the associate professor of chemistry in a big Eastern college.
The Shadow World Hamlin Garland

I am an associate professor of mathematics at the University of Southern California.
Hall of Mirrors Fredric Brown

Since 1920, associate professor of oratory, Northwestern University.
Contemporary American Literature John Matthews Manly and Edith Rickert

I recall seeing Dr. Bashour who is an associate professor of medicine and chief of the cardiology section at Parkland.
Warren Commission (3 of 26): Hearings Vol. III (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

(in the US and Canada) a university teacher lower in rank than a full professor but higher than an assistant professor
(in New Zealand) a senior lecturer holding the rank below professor


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