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full professor

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(Education) US and Canadian a university teacher of the highest academic rank
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Noun1.full professor - a professor of the highest rank
prof, professor - someone who is a member of the faculty at a college or university
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Also appointed to the Senate is Wanda Thomas Bernard, the first African Canadian to hold a tenure-track position at Dalhousie University and to be promoted to full professor.
Professor Adegoke obtained his PhD degree (Veterinary Microbiology) in 1984 from the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria and was promoted to the grade of Associate Professor (Reader) in 1996 and full professor in October 1,1999 in the Department of Food Technology, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
Occhipinti joined Clarion University, a public institution, in 2003 as an assistant professor of anthropology and was subsequently promoted to associate professor and full professor.
An active member of ANA/CNA/DNA-SIG 30, she is a full professor at Regis University.
We also want to see leadership throughout the ranks of full professor, throughout the ranks of administration.
Sheppard received her doctorate in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1985 and joined the Stanford faculty a year later as an assistant professor, advancing to associate professor in 1993 and full professor in 2005.
Meanwhile, the number of faculty members occupying the highest academic rank possible in the university or full professor significantly increased from 344 to 588.
POSITION: Associate or Full Professor of Agricultural & Biological Engineering
Rouleau director of the CHU Sainte-Justine Research Centre and Full Professor in the Department of Medicine of the Universite de Montreal
He began as an assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry in 1960, rose to full professor in 1966, served as department chair from 1968 to 1972, held positions in the provost's office for the rest of the 1970s, was deputy vice president for academic affairs in the early 1980s, and became professor emeritus in 1998.
Between 1999 and 2009, the percentage of men holding the rank of full professor only fell from 34 percent to 31 percent while the percentage of women rose from 15 percent to 16 percent, leaving the two-to-one ratio between men and women at the highest faculty rank virtually unchanged (Britton 2012, 66).
While Rice's figure tops the Texas list at $159,500 per year, its average annual salary for a full professor comes in 21st in the country.