- a person who instructs; teacher.
- a teacher in a college or university who ranks below an assistant professor.
Origin of instructor
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Examples from the Web for instructorship
Ernest also took an instructorship, working toward his doctor's degree.The Forbidden Trail
William had in '68 been appointed to an instructorship in Psychology at Harvard.Notes of a Son and Brother
He therefore made up his mind to postpone the instructorship for a year and go abroad once more.The Letters of William James, Vol. 1
We had an instructorship at the University of California waiting for us, and teaching was to begin in January.An American Idyll
Cornelia Stratton Parker
She became a German teacher and up to the outbreak of the War had an instructorship in a western state university.How to Analyze People on Sight
Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
- someone who instructs; teacher
- US and Canadian a university teacher ranking below assistant professor
Word Origin and History for instructorship
mid-15c., from Old French instructeur and directly from Medieval Latin instructor "teacher" (in classical Latin, "preparer"), agent noun from instruere (see instruct).