Access and Opportunity Provost Fellowship Program

Faculty Boston, Massachusetts


Access and Opportunity Provost Fellowship

Suffolk University is excited to announce a one year provost fellowship position for an individual enrolled in a doctoral program at an accredited institution other than Suffolk University who has completed all coursework, passed all doctoral exams and had their dissertation proposal approved.  The Access and Opportunity Provost Fellowship advances Suffolk University’s ongoing commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and creates a pipeline of scholars and change agents committed to these values. Under the direction of an Academic Dean and the Vice President of Diversity, Access and Inclusion, the fellow will continue their research and scholarly work for their dissertation; develop their pedagogy and engage in activities to support an inclusive community.  To culminate the fellowship experience, the Fellow will instruct a course during the spring term. This fellowship position is a 10 month (August-June) and assigned to a department aligning with the academic discipline.

Fellow Responsibilities 

  • Successfully complete the Center for Teaching and Scholarly Excellence course design institute program
  • Develop a course with the Center for Teaching and Scholarly Excellence to be taught by the incumbent in the following semester
  • Complete research and scholarly activity for dissertation
  • Shadow faculty member(s) in institutional activities and service to demonstrate opportunities that fall within the scope of faculty service
  • Participate as appropriate in faculty programming (orientation, lectures, seminars, workshops and case studies), community activities including (ERGs, Ford Hall Forum) and student co-curricular activities to cultivate broad understanding of the Suffolk and the academic community in general.

Application Process

  • Candidates should submit the following: 

    1) Cover Letter with description of dissertation and contributions to the applicant's field and/or academic discipline

    2) Essay describing the applicant's academic, personal, or professional experiences demonstrating their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion 

    3) Curriculum Vitae including publications and presentations 

    4) Transcript(s) - Unofficial may be submitted with application, but official is required as a condition of employment

    5) Two recommendation letters sent to Maureen Dooley, Employment Coordinator (

    All documents should be submitted via our website platform except for the recommendation letters that may be sent via email.