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tenure

A time period,as in the tenure of a lease.

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The first major career transition typically encountered by newly minted PhDs--the procurement of a tenure-track professorship--is the "leak in the pipeline" affected by family formation.
One strategy involves replacing departing or retiring tenured faculty with full-time non-tenure track faculty, 16% of tenure-track replacements were filled with fixed term contracts.
Only 20% (n=182) were tenure-track professors; an additional 7% (n=64) held full-time term (non-tenure-track) appointments.
I'm glad I did not miss it, even if I arrived a little too late for the high tide of funding and tenure-track positions that crested in the 1960s.
It is within a case study venue that I attempt describe my first-year experiences as a tenure-track faculty member.
2 among 14 peer institutions in the Midwest in percentage of tenured and tenure-track faculty from under-represented groups.
University of Michigan (U of M) is one of several schools receiving grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to improve opportunities for tenure-track women faculty in science and engineering fields.
The basic structure within the school of education would remain the same - tenure-track faculty members would still be hired and evaluated - but the school would be freed from the bureaucracy of university committees and allowed to pursue its own unique objectives and goals.
The Department of Allied Health Professions at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire has available, beginning August 2001, a probationary tenure-track position with primary responsibilities in the BS and MS programs in Environmental and Public Health.
Eligibility for awards under this notice is, therefore, restricted to tenure-track regular academic faculty investigators who are conducting experimental or theoretical plasma physics research.
According to Ernie Benjamin, director of research for AAUP, tenured and tenure-track faculty together made up only 35 percent of the academic labor force in 1993.
During the 1960s, the percentage of faculty in full-time tenure-track jobs hovered between 50 and 55% of all individuals holding faculty positions.