Academic ranks

Different countries adopt a different system for academic ranks. This posts show a mapping of academic ranks across Australian, NZ, UK & North American systems.


Emi Tanaka


June 30, 2022

Australia Australia
(Research focussed)
New Zealand North America UK
Associate Lecturer Research Associate Assistant Lecturer
Lecturer Research Fellow Lecturer Assistant Professor Lecturer
Senior Lecturer Senior Research Fellow Senior Lecturer
(+over the bar)
Associate Professor Senior Lecturer
Associate Professor Principal Research Fellow Associate Professor Professor Reader/Principal Lecturer
Professor Professor Professor Distinguished/Endowed Professor Professor

Information taken from these wikipedia articles: Academic ranks in Australian and New Zealand and Academic ranks in UK.