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Teachers in college or university - synonyms or related words

academic

noun

someone who teaches or does research at a college or university

assistant professor

noun

a teacher at a US college or university who is above the level of instructor and below the level of associate professor

associate professor

noun

a teacher who works at a college or university in the US who is above the level of an assistant professor and below the level of a full professor

chair

noun

the position or job of being a professor in a university

don

noun

British

someone who teaches at a university, especially at Oxford or Cambridge

educationalist

noun

an expert in education

educator

noun

mainly American

someone who is an expert in education

fellowship

noun

the status of a senior member of a university or college

full professor

noun

American

a teacher at a US college or university who has the highest status and has the right to keep their job as long as they want

instructor

noun

someone whose job is to teach a skill or a sport

instructor

noun

American

someone whose job is to teach students at school or to help with teaching at university

lecturer

noun

someone who gives a lecture

lecturer

noun

British

a teacher at a university or college

lectureship

noun

the job of a lecturer

prof

noun

informal

a professor

professor

noun

British

a senior teacher in a college or university. Someone begins as a lecturer, then becomes a senior lecturer, then sometimes a reader, and finally a professor

professor

noun

American

a teacher in a college or university. Someone begins as an assistant professor, then becomes an associate professor, and finally a full professor.

professorship

noun

the job of being a professor, or the period of time that someone has this job

reader

noun

someone who teaches in a university in the UK with a position just below that of a professor

readership

noun

the job of being a reader in a university in the UK

regius professor

noun

a professor in a university in the UK who is given their job by the government

supervisor

noun

a teacher at a British university who is in charge of a student’s research

tutor

noun

a teacher in a college or university

visiting professor

noun

a professor from one university who is teaching in another university for a short period

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