Suffolk University

Provost Fellow

Suffolk University is excited to announce a one year provost fellowship position for an individual enrolled in a PhD program at an accredited institution other than Suffolk University and completed all coursework, passed all PhD exams and dissertation proposal approved.

The provost fellowship advances Suffolk University's ongoing commitment to diversity, access, inclusion and social justice and creates a pipeline of scholars and change agents committed to these values.

Under the direction of a senior faculty member in the same academic discipline and the Vice President of Diversity, Access and Inclusion, the fellow will continue their research and scholarly work for their dissertation; develop their pedagogy and engage in activities to support an inclusive community. To culminate the fellowship experience, the fellow will prepare an action plan that demonstrates how diversity, inclusion, access and social justice will inform their pedagogy as a teacher, scholar and mentor.

This fellowship position is a 10 month (August-June) and assigned to a department aligning with the academic discipline.


  • Enrolled in a PhD program at an accredited institution other than Suffolk University
  • Completed all course work, passed all PhD exams and dissertation proposal approved
  • Be a student of exceptional academic merit and demonstrates a commitment to social justice, diversity and inclusion.
  • Demonstrates an ability to work successfully in and contribute to climate of civility, honesty, cooperation, professionalism and fairness.
  • Ability to focus on outcomes in scholarship and learning.
  • Ability to be creative and innovative in approaches to learning outcomes.
  • A description of dissertation and contribution to the field of academic discipline
  • A supplemental essay on how their academic, personal and/or professional experiences demonstrate their commitment to diversity, inclusion and social justice to be submitted with application
  • Publications (co)authored or presentations if available
  • Curriculum vita
  • Transcript (unofficial may be submitted with application, but official is required as a condition of employment)
  • Three (3) recommendation letters

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Suffolk University is a private, comprehensive, urban university located in downtown Boston, and is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse community. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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Last updated: 2019-05-30