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Can a professor teach at more than one university?

  1. Oct 31, 2013 #1
    I checked my prof on ratemyprof and he apparently teaches at 4 different campuses: 3 campuses for one university and at another campus for another university.

    How does that work?
     
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  3. Oct 31, 2013 #2

    arildno

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    He has a busy schedule.
     
  4. Oct 31, 2013 #3

    AlephZero

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    I know a prof in the UK who teaches courses in both London and Singapore. But he spends a whole term (semester) in one place, he doesn't fly back and forth every week.
     
  5. Nov 1, 2013 #4

    f95toli

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    This is at all unusual.
    A good example is professors who belong to the Universty of London (which includes nearly all colleges in London except Imperial). They tend to travel quite a lot since many (most) 4th year and graduate courses are given by UL as a whole.
    Moreover, many who have reached the "level" of professor are also visiting professors at other universities, sometimes this is a nearby university but quite frequently it is in another country.

    So the answer is lots of travelling...
     
  6. Nov 1, 2013 #5

    ZapperZ

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    Is that person a tenured professor at a particular university?

    He could be simply an adjunct professor at those places and he's employed simply to teach.

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  7. Nov 1, 2013 #6

    lisab

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    Does that site specifically state when the class was taught? He may have taught in several places, but maybe not all at the same time.
     
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