Definition: Akademisches Personal
Academic Staff (ISCED 5-6) includes:
- Personnel whose primary assignment is instruction, research, or public service.
- Personnel who hold an academic rank with such titles as professor, associate professor, assistant professor, instructor, lecturer, or the equivalent of any of these academic ranks,
- Personnel with other titles, (e.g. dean, director, associate dean, assistant dean, chair or head of department), if their principal activity is instruction or research.
It EXCLUDES student teachers, teachers aides and paraprofessionals.
UNESCO-UIS / OECD / EUROSTAT, 'UOE data collection on education systems Manual', Concepts, definitions and classifications, Volume1, Montreal, Paris, Luxembourg, 2009, p. 24: http://circa.europa.eu/Public/irc/dsis/edtcs/library?l=/public/unesco_collection/2009/uoe2009manual_volume/_EN_1.0_&a=d