Profession university professor

    University professor

University professors teach tertiary students in one or more subject areas and conduct research projects. They may also perform management tasks, e.g. preparing departmental budgets.

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Personality Type

  • Social / Enterprising
  • Social / Investigative
  • Social / Artistic
  • Social / Conventional
  • Social / Realistic

Tasks university professor

  • Plan and prepare university courses (graduate, undergraduate) in collaboration with other staff.
  • Prepare and deliver lectures for university courses (graduate, undergraduate) and supervise other staff in conducting classes.
  • Evaluate and grade graduate and undergraduate students' work and research.
  • Read, review and discuss journal articles, books and papers.
  • Participate in professional conferences, e.g. by delivering lectures, presentations, chairing sessions, etc.
  • Initiate scientific research projects and gather funds.
  • Conduct scientific research in field of specialization, individually or by participating in a research group.
  • Direct research projects of graduate students and staff.
  • Publish research findings in scholarly journals or books.
  • Perform management tasks, e.g. developing policy and preparing departmental budgets.
  • Provide consultative services to external institutions or organizations, e.g. government or industry.

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