Information Systems & Operations Management (ISOM), Non-Tenure Track Instructor Positions

Faculty Boston, Massachusetts


Suffolk University’s Sawyer Business School invites applications for multiple full-time non-tenure-track instructor positions in the Information Systems and Operations Management (ISOM) Department.  The anticipated start date is September 2020.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Our department consists of 15 full-time faculty who leverage their professional networks to bring applied, experiential, and real world business challenges into our classrooms.  We seek engaging and collaborative professionals with extensive business expertise, demonstrated strength in teaching information systems or operations management courses, and mentoring and coaching students. 

Position Responsibilities

  • A total teaching load of six courses per academic year.
  • Teach undergraduate and graduate students in evening and day classes as well as online.
  • Develop new courses and revise existing courses to meet department or school needs.
  • Advise, mentor, and coach students on career development, career planning activities, and course selections.
  • Support student groups as faculty advisor if needed.
  • Leverage professional network to identify organizations for career development.
  • Actively participating in the life of the department, college, and university through departmental services, faculty committees, and faculty meetings, and other faculty activities.


We are seeking candidates with the following qualifications to join us:

Required qualifications: Information Systems applicants

  • Maintains professional qualification in managing information systems or technology.
  • Complete a master’s or a doctoral degree in Information Systems or related areas from an AACSB accredited institution or equivalent by August 31, 2020.
  • Ability to teach core courses in information systems.
  • Expertise in teaching one or more of the following subjects: mobile, cloud & web application development, cybersecurity (security analytics, applications security, forensic, etc.), programming languages, enterprise systems, system analysis and design, database and data mining & warehousing.
  • Demonstrated strong teaching potential.

Required qualifications: Operations Management

  • Maintains professional qualification in managing operations, projects, or supply chain functions.
  • Complete a master’s or a doctoral degree in Operations Management, Business Analytics, or related areas from an AACSB accredited institution or equivalent by August 31, 2020.
  • Ability to teach core courses in operations management.
  • Expertise in teaching one or more of the following subjects: operations management, business analytics, data science, project management, and supply chain management.
  • Demonstrated strong teaching potential.

Additional Considerations

  • Committed to Community: contributes to a climate of civility, honesty, cooperation, professionalism and fairness
  • Committed to Diversity: establishes a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for diversity
  • Student Engagement: demonstrated ability to engage students in the subject matter and in student activities
  • Take Initiative: interest in and demonstrated ability to meaningfully participate and to lead teams focused on strategic initiatives
  • Outcomes focused: ability to set priorities and organize work streams to achieve learning outcome results aligned with University and Sawyer Business School goals
  • Innovative and Creative: inspires and develops new approaches to addressing challenges and problems

The Sawyer Business School has over 100 full-time faculty members and offers an undergraduate degree in business administration and numerous graduate degree programs in Boston and online.  We are internationally accredited in business and accounting by AACSB.

To apply for the position, please submit your cover letter, resume, and teaching evaluations to the following link:  Please contact Kuo-Ting (Ken) Hung, Department Chair (  Faculty positions are subject to funding approval.