University professors perform some or all of the following duties:
A. May provide professional consultative services to government, industry and private individuals.
B. University professors specialize in a particular subject matter such as biology, chemistry, anatomy, sociology, business administration or law.
C. Teach one or more university subjects to undergraduate and graduate students
D. Prepare and deliver lectures to students and conduct laboratory sessions or discussion groups
E. Prepare, administer and grade examinations, laboratory assignments and reports
F. Advise students on course and academic matters and career decisions
G. Direct research programs of graduate students and advise on research matters
1. You must have a doctorate degree in your field of specialization.
2. If you teach in a professionally regulated field (such as medicine, engineering, architecture, psychology or law), you may require a licence or professional certification.
3. You need the necessary certification or licensing to practise in your field of specialization.
4. With experience as a university professor, you may move up the ranks to a more senior position within your department, faculty or university.
5. Most recent entrants have a graduate degree.
1. English (Communication)
2. Your Choice of Specialty: Science, Business, Math, History
The average hourly wages for University Professors is $31.57/HR, which is above average for occupations in the social science, education, government service and religion and are above average for all professional occupations. These wages grew at an average rate from 2002 to 2004.