Visiting Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior

Faculty Boston, Massachusetts


Suffolk University’s Sawyer Business School is seeking a Visiting Assistant Professor to join us in our collegial and dynamic Organizational Behavior (OB) group that is part of the Management and Entrepreneurship Department. The ideal candidate will deliver high-quality research and teaching and have a focus in the area of change leadership. This position requires a completed Ph.D. in OB or relevant field or ABD and a proven track record in organizational behavior research and teaching.


The Management and Entrepreneurship Department consists of 16 full-time, high-quality scholars and teachers. Our faculty members have experience publishing in top-tier journals such as Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, and Organization Studies. Our commitment to research is further evidenced by the availability of internal grants and benefits afforded to faculty research initiatives.


Teaching is also an integral part of this position. The course load is six classes during the academic year with a typical average of 30 students per class. Courses may be undergraduate and/or graduate level and could be offered daytime, evenings, weekends, and online. We offer courses in the following areas: managing across differences, leadership, leading change, creativity and innovation, negotiation, human resource management, and a senior project capstone course. We offer a Master in Management and Organizational Leadership. In addition, our faculty members offer courses within the core MBA program and OB concentration as well as the Executive MBA program. See our website for more information:


The Management and Entrepreneurship Department is known for its collaborative and supportive culture. New faculty members receive guidance, support, and mentoring from other faculty members in terms of best research and teaching practices. Collaboration within and between departments is common and encouraged.


Located in the heart of Boston, Suffolk University’s Sawyer Business School has over 100 full-time faculty members and offers 11 undergraduate majors and 9 graduate degree programs. We are accredited in business and accounting by AACSB, in public administration by NASPAA and in healthcare management by CAHME. The Sawyer Business School was awarded The Princeton Review’s Best Business Schools 2023 and named Best Online MBA Programs and Best Undergraduate Business Programs by 2023 US News and World Report.

Deadline to apply is April 30th

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. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, the University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive faculty and staff that reflect the broad range of human experience 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. Suffolk University is especially interested in candidates who, through their training, service and experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the University community.