Faculty have one or more responsibilities in teaching, research, campus service, and/or administrative work at institutions of  higher, post-secondary education. Teaching tasks typically include developing course materials, presenting lectures, evaluating  students’ work, and mentorship. Research involves keeping up with current scholarship in a research area, performing and  supervising research, writing grants, and communicating research findings to colleagues; while campus service and  administrative work may include serving on committees responsible for academic and institutional policies, participating in  student recruitment and retention initiatives/programs, and engaging in campus-wide or department specific events

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Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor, Clinical Professor, Instructor, Lecturer, Adjunct Faculty, Dean, Provost, President

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