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an educator who works at a college or university
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someone who is a member of the faculty at a college or university
a teacher or lower rank than an associate professor
a teacher lower in rank than a full professor but higher than an assistant professor
a professor of the highest rank
holder of a British professorship created by a royal patron
a professor visiting another college or university to teach for a limited time
someone who educates young people
a scholar who is skilled in academic disputation
a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
someone elected to honorary membership in an academy
a recipient of honors in recognition of noteworthy accomplishments
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