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Postdoctoral Position

Rice University, Houston, Texas

Position Description:

Individuals selected as Fellows will join the Rice University Academy of Fellows, a community of scholars that includes senior members of the Rice faculty. Additionally, the Rice Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship offers:

  • a postdoctoral position
  • a mentored relationship with a discipline-related faculty member;
  • collaborative relationships with an academy of distinguished faculty fellows who have extraordinarily diverse interests and expertise relevant to scholarship on health, inequality, and data science;
  • regular opportunities for intellectual exploration with the Rice Academy Postdoctoral Fellow community;
  • programmatic activities to promote professional development, including a focused plan to pursue the K99 award and other relevant early career awards;
  • substantial campus-wide resources in expertise and instrumentation;
  • a $60,000 salary with benefits.


The two-year Rice Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships are open to exceptional scholars who have recently earned the doctoral degree in any area and who want to pursue research with faculty at Rice University. Applications are particularly welcome from those who are interested in interdisciplinary approaches to scholarship.

To Apply:

  • Research proposal (three pages maximum)
  • CV
  • Writing sample (sample publication or other work of scholarship)

The Rice Academy Senior Fellows will begin application reviews as early as December 1, 2022. The deadline to apply is January 4, 2023.

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