(博士) はかせ and はくし

Right, so I’ve just encountered this word twice in Torii but it’s not the same word, they just use the same kanji. From a quick google search it appears that はくし refers to just the title of dr. or Ph.D while はかせ refers to an expert. Torii uses this distinction too but I’d like someone to confirm this and possibly tell me any other differences?
Thanks in advance.

Here’s a thesaurus entry.

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