Access and Opportunity Future Faculty Opportunity - Fellowship

Time Limited Boston, Massachusetts


Suffolk University is delighted to announce an opportunity as a Fellow in the department of Diversity, Access, and Inclusion and the Sawyer Business School.  This position requires working in Boston.  It is a hybrid position (three days in the office and two days remotely.)

Suffolk University located in Boston, MA invites applications for the Access and Opportunity Future Faculty Fellowship from an individual enrolled in a doctoral program at an accredited institution. Applicants must have completed all coursework, passed all doctoral exams, and have 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. Applicants must also affirm their interest in pursuing a faculty role as part of their career trajectory. Under the direction of an Academic Department Chair or their designee 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, teach 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 2023 term. This position is a ten-month appointment from August 2022 - to June 2023. 

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 and houses the NASPAA accredited Master of Public Administration (MPA) program and the CAHME accredited Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) program. The school has a global focus as part of its mission and students from around the world make up its 2,600 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 nine 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, and 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.

The 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, with a final application deadline of April 22, 2022.

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 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.