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#1 2005-12-23 15:02:07

klakritz
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From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'ten year professor' for 'tenure(d) pofessor'

At most academic institutions it takes 7 years to come up for tenure review, but if you throw in a few post-docs, the threshold might be ten years. Examples:

... Mark: Yeah, looks like a post opened up in the site department. And if I kiss up to the old wind bag, you will be dating a fully ten year professor. ...
www.deadlikeme.it/tru-calling/files/102.pdf

Gerard P. Martins is a ten-year professor of metallurgy at the Colorado School of Mines. www.amasci.com/weird/bgf1.html

... in September of 1996 my long-time friend, Dr. Jonathan Salgado, a ten-year professor of preaching at the Nazarene Bible College in Colorado Springs, ...
www.greatdreams.com/pablo.htm

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