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academic rank

the rank of a faculty member in a college or university, as professor, associate professor, assistant professor, or instructor.
Origin of academic rank
First recorded in 1875-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • There was a very strong tie asserting itself amongst certain men of varying ages and academic rank at Oxford at this time.

    For the Faith

    Evelyn Everett-Green
  • From the point of view of the collegiate course it often appears as if the subfreshman course could be raised to academic rank.

    College Teaching Paul Klapper
  • Only such titles may be conferred as indicate an office or a profession; academic rank is not hereby affected.

    The New Germany George Young

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