Access and Opportunity Fellow Sawyer Business School

Time Limited Boston, Massachusetts


The department of Diversity, Access, and Inclusion at Suffolk University located in Boston, MA invites applications for the Access and Opportunity Fellowship Program from 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 has had their dissertation proposal approved. The fellowship program advances Suffolk’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion by creating a pipeline of scholars and change agents. Under the direction of an Academic Department Chair and the Vice President of Diversity, Access, and Inclusion, the fellow will continue research and scholarly work towards the completion of their dissertation, expand their knowledge around pedagogy, design and implement a course for the Sawyer Business School, and engage in activities to support an inclusive community. To culminate the fellowship experience, the fellow will instruct a course during the spring 2022 term. This position is a ten-month appointment from July 2021 - May 2022. 


The Sawyer Business School, one of the three units of Suffolk University, was established in 1937 and is AACSB accredited in both Business and Accounting areas. The School has a global focus as part of its mission and students from around the world make up its 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Many of our over 100 faculty members are engaged in various types of research and practice. The School offers one BSBA undergraduate degree with eleven majors and ten Master’s level graduate degrees including EMBA. Our programs emphasize experiential learning to foster classroom-industry collaboration and help students prepare for their future careers.



  • Enrolled in a doctoral program (Ph.D., Ed.D., etc.) 
  • Completed all coursework, passed doctoral comprehensive exams with dissertation proposal approved.
  • Demonstrated interest and commitment to teaching centering diversity, equity, and inclusion in the course content, instructional methods, and assessment practices.


Application should be made through the Suffolk HR website with a complete submission including the following components: cover letter, CV, graduate transcript, list of scholarly publications, statement of personal/ professional commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and contact information for two references.  Review of applications will begin at once and continue until the position is filled.

Suffolk University does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, genetic information, or status as a veteran in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs, activities, or employment.

Suffolk University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive faculty and staff who contribute to the robust exchange of ideas on campus, and who are committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment. We strongly encourage applications from groups historically marginalized or underrepresented because of race/color, gender, religious creed, disability, national origin, veteran status, or LGBTQ status. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, service and/or experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. To learn more about Suffolk, visit our website at