Suffolk University is hiring an

Assistant/Associate Professor of Public Administration

Boston, United States
Full-Time
Suffolk University’s Institute for Public Service, within the Sawyer Business School, seeks candidates with a doctorate at or near completion in public administration, organizational behavior, or related field.  Candidates should be able to teach and perform research in two or more of the following areas of our curriculum: nonprofit management, organizational effectiveness and leadership, human resource management, research methods and citizen engagement. Previous practitioner experience is desirable. This is a tenure track position with rank based on qualifications and experience. The Institute for Public Service awards the MPA (NASPAA accredited) degree. 

Applications must be received by December 15, 2016. 
Start date is September 1, 2017.  Position availability is subject to funding.


Working at Suffolk


Suffolk University is a private, urban university located in the heart of downtown Boston. Our college green is the Boston Common and we are steps from dozens of historic sites including the Old State House, Faneuil Hall, City Hall and the Massachusetts State House. We have no real boundaries to our campus—Boston and Suffolk blend together.

Suffolk has been committed to creating an exceptional learning experience since 1906. Our vision is to be recognized as a dynamic institution that fosters engaged learning, rigorous scholarship, innovative thinking, and community collaboration across disciplines.  We will ensure that Suffolk graduates are versatile and prepared for modern society and the new world market.  We will provide rich curricula, experiential learning opportunities and professional mentoring through increased collaboration with alumni and community partners.  We will recruit, mentor, and support a diverse faculty of teacher-scholars who are passionately committed to preparing out students to be leaders in the global community.  We will inspire investment in a Suffolk community that is built on ethical, forward-thinking leadership, teamwork and cooperation.

We compete for the best talent.  We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse community.  Suffolk University is actively seeking applicants from groups that might be under-represented because of race/color, gender, religion, real or perceived disability, national origin or LGBTQ status. As part of our commitment we encourage you to complete the demographic portion of the application in addition to submitting your cover letter and resume/CV as it will assist us in targeting our recruitment efforts.

Please note that Suffolk University conducts background checks as a condition of employment.  We are also committed to the well-being of our employees.
Our terrific benefits package for benefits-eligible positions include, but are not limited to:
  • Generous paid time-off programs and commitment to work-life balance
  • A 9% retirement contribution match when eligibility guidelines have been met
  • Tuition free course benefits in the College of Arts and Sciences and in the Sawyer Business School for employees with additional tuition benefits for spouses, domestic partners and children
  • Top-notch well-being care available through Harvard Pilgrim Medical/Delta Dental and a Flexible Spending Account
  • Pre-tax commuter benefit
  • Employee Assistance Program that provides employees and their family members with initial assessment, referrals and short-term counseling for personal and work challenges.
  • Discounted home and auto insurance                                                   

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