The Government Department at Suffolk University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty member for July 1, 2018 (pending final budgetary approval). This is a one-year position, renewable based on need. The successful candidate would have a nominal load of eight courses a year, teaching courses in the Law major (e.g., Ethics and Legal Practice Skills; Legal Research and Writing). Service responsibilities include assisting with program administration and preparing American Bar Association approval reports. A strong component of this position includes advising students in preparation for graduate school and careers in the fields of law, public policy, and government. Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching. A JD is required.
The Government Department offers undergraduate degrees in Government and Law, as well as a master's degree in Political Science. The Department has a strong commitment to student development by providing high quality instruction to a diverse student body.
Application should be made through the Suffolk HR website and should include the following: 1) letter of application; 2) CV; 3) research writing sample; 4) copies of transcripts; and 5) evidence of teaching effectiveness. In addition, three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to Harpreet Kaur, Employment Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org . The deadline for submission is December 1, 2017.
Working at Suffolk:
Suffolk University is a private, comprehensive, urban university located in the heart of downtown Boston. Since 1906, Suffolk has been committed to creating an exceptional learning experience. Our college green is the Boston Common. We are steps from dozens of historic sites including the Old State House, Faneuil Hall, and the Massachusetts State House. We have no real boundaries to our campus—Boston and Suffolk blend together. Suffolk is 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 LBGTQ status.
See yourself here with our terrific benefits package. Benefits include, but are not limited to:
Harvard Pilgrim medical/Delta Dental at low employee costs
Retirement options including both Standard Retirement Plan (SRP) and Voluntary Tax Deferred Annuity (VTDAP). The University contributes 9% to your SRP when you contribute 5% after eligibility guidelines have been met.
All employees and faculty members who are at least half-time are eligible for the tuition free course benefit in the College of Arts and Sciences and in the Sawyer Business School. There are additional tuition benefits for spouses, domestic partners, and children.
Pre-tax commuter benefit
Discounted home and auto insurance
Please submit your resume along with a cover letter for the position in which you are applying to.
Located right in the heart of downtown Boston, Suffolk University gives its students unparalleled access to the city and all it offers.Our college green is the Boston Common. We are steps from dozens of historic sites like the Old State House, Faneuil Hall, and the Massachusetts State House. We have no real boundaries to our campus?Boston and Suffolk blend together. That means our students have in...credible access to a wealth of opportunities, whether it?s museums and restaurants or internships and co-ops.At the same time, we also take pride in being a personal, student-centered school, where faculty and administrators know students by name. We take the time to recognize each student?s promise, figure out what makes him or her tick, and build important mentoring relationships.As we have done since our founding, we strive for one thing at Suffolk: give students the tools they need to be successful, smart, and satisfied at whatever they choose to do.