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Which academic options are possible for a tenured faculty that do not involve students' mentoring?

I am a tenured associate professor at a top 20 US research university. I am publishing and getting grants. My teaching evaluations are decent. I am realizing that I am not interested in mentoring (...
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Difference between Dutch and UK “Associate Professor”

What are the requirements for to become an Associate Professor in the Dutch system? And to what extent are they different from the British one? For example, in the British system, I believe Associate ...
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Associate Editorship in a high-impact journal

Is an Associate Editorship in a good journal a very busy position? Should junior faculties at the very early stage (i.e. at the time of joining the department as a faculty) put an effort of being an ...
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The position I applied for was advertised as Associate Professor with Tenure, but now they’re saying it’s tenure-track Associate Professor

I am an associate professor, who has received tenure in the US in 2014. After receiving tenure, I moved to Europe to help my family with some health issues, and found an associate professor position ...
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Applying for both assistant and associate professor position at the same university

I'm an established, normal, non-stellar postdoc in computer science, several years after my PhD defense, and am going now for higher-rank academic positions. A particular university in the US offers ...
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Typical assistant vs. associate professor startup packages

In the United States, are the startup packages offered for tenure-track positions at research universities typically significantly different for the assistant and associate professor levels? ...
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What is a professor called who teaches only one class and who works in the industry during the day-a visiting professor still?

She teaches a class at night and she works in the industry during the day. She has a PhD though. Is this still called a "Visiting professor" (which I thought meant you were permanently employed at ...
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Promotion with non-doctoral terminal degree? [closed]

What precedents and criteria exist for academic promotion for teaching faculty with terminal degrees in non-doctoral fields of study, specifically allied health professional degrees?
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How often do Ivy League universities advertise positions at the Associate Professor level?

I've just seen a job opening at an Ivy League university, advertised as being open at either the Assistant Professor (tenure track) or Associate Professor (tenured) level. How common is this? Is it ...
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Assistant professor vs Associate professor

What's the difference between an associate professor and an assistant professor? What can one of them do that the other can't? and which is a higher level? can any of them supervise a PhD student?