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English translation: Dr. XXXXXXX's professorship/full professorship; assistant professor

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08:47 Aug 22, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: Cátedra
1. Cátedra del Dr. xxxxxxxxx

2. Ayudante de Cátedra.

Gracias!
bea0
English translation:Dr. XXXXXXX's professorship/full professorship; assistant professor
Explanation:
The rank of *cátedra* is equivalent to full professor in the US.

ayudante de cátedra assistant professor (AmE)
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Yolanda Broad
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Todas las respuestas me han sido de mucha utilidad.

Muchisimas gracias!!!!

Bea

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Summary of answers provided
nasee belowxxxElena Sgarbo
nacátedra = professorshipToña Morales-Calkins
naProfessorial Chair
Parrot
naCan also mean a department chairwendy griswold
naLecturer, Lecturing
Lisa Siegel-Cruz
naDr. XXXXXXX's professorship/full professorship; assistant professor
Yolanda Broad


  

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11 mins
Dr. XXXXXXX's professorship/full professorship; assistant professor


Explanation:
The rank of *cátedra* is equivalent to full professor in the US.

ayudante de cátedra assistant professor (AmE)



    I am a retired university professor
    cf--Oxford 3-in-1 Dictionary (ENG <> FR/GER/SP)
Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 00:42
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 668
Grading comment
Todas las respuestas me han sido de mucha utilidad.

Muchisimas gracias!!!!

Bea

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Toña Morales-Calkins

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40 mins
Lecturer, Lecturing


Explanation:
You may also use Lecturer, or Lecturing Assistant, in the case of the Ayudante.

Lisa Siegel-Cruz
United States
Local time: 00:42
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in EnglishEnglish

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Megdalina
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41 mins
Can also mean a department chair


Explanation:
Orellana, Glosario Internacional Para el Traductor

wendy griswold
Local time: 00:42
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 64

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1 hr
Professorial Chair


Explanation:
When one becomes a full professor, he is said to occupy a cátedra.

Parrot
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Local time: 06:42
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 7645

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1 hr
see below


Explanation:
Bea:
estoy de acuerdo con que el jefe de cátedra es el "Professor". Sin embargo, "Ayudante de Cátedra" tanto en Latinoamérica como en España, generalmente se refiere a un estudiante avanzado y raramente a un "Assistant Professor", que es un título que acá en USA muchos médicos por ej. mantienen aún después de los 40 años e implica un status superior.
"Ayudante" yo lo traduciría más bien como "Aid to the Professor".
Suerte
Elena

xxxElena Sgarbo
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 3539

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3 hrs
cátedra = professorship


Explanation:
ayudante de cátedra = teaching assistant (most often a graduate student, who assists the professor by teaching certain courses at the lower levels of a discipline or by supervising laboratory practice of students at lower levels)

In a certain context, cáatedra could be the department chair (head of the department), but as cited by you I would translate as professorship.

Toña Morales-Calkins
United States
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PRO pts in pair: 12

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