Assistant Professor, Strategy and International Business (Tenure Track)

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 08, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

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 our 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. We are 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
  • 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

  • Description

    The Sawyer Business School of Suffolk University invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in the Strategy and International Business Department as Assistant Professor beginning in the Fall 2021.

    Suffolk University is a private institution of more than 7,500 students located in historic Beacon Hill, the heart of downtown Boston with easy access to the business/financial district. The Sawyer Business School, one of the three units of the university, has a global focus as part of its mission and students from around the world make up its more than 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Many of our over 100 faculty members are engaged in research with an international focus. The School offers a Global Business Program at the undergraduate level, an MBA with International Business specialization, and has required international business courses in other programs such as the Executive MBA. Our programs emphasize experiential learning to foster classroom-industry collaboration and help students prepare for their future careers. It was named among the top 15 US graduate programs in Global Management by Princeton Review. Faculty have developed opportunities to lead travel seminars to overseas locations (such as China, UK, India, Brazil, Germany, Italy, Singapore etc.) and teach at our overseas campuses in Madrid (Spain).

    Job Description : We are looking for candidates who can maintain a stream of quality research and deliver high quality courses in both international business and strategy at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The person we hire will have a completed doctoral degree in strategy/ international business by August 2021. Demonstrated teaching excellence, refereed publication(s), and relevant business or professional experience will enhance the candidacy. Teaching load is five courses per academic year in the undergraduate and graduate programs. For more information about the department, please visit .

    To apply : Please apply online at:

    Also please email a vita to Prof. Omer Gokalp, at, if you are interested.

    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 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.

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