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Postdoctoral Fellow

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants are required to include letter of interest (cover letter), curriculum vita, a writing sample (about 25 pages), plus a working list of key texts and themes for an Introduction to the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality course that surveys feminist perspectives on women, gender, sexuality, race, the body, globalization, labor, culture and the concept of engaged research. Two letters of reference are also required, which will be requested through the online application process.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Postdoctoral Fellow
Department Center for the Study of Women‚ Gender, & Sexuality
Full Time/Part Time Full-Time
Requisition Number P18026
Open Date 10/02/2017
Close Date 01/19/2018
Benefits Eligible Yes
Position Summary

The Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Rice University announces two postdoctoral fellowships in the humanities or social sciences for scholars pursuing research on women, gender and/or sexuality in any of the following thematic areas: health; environment; urban studies; global economy; race; nation; feminist and/or queer theory. The Center is particularly interested in applicants who demonstrate a record of innovative teaching and the potential to contribute to the Center’s program in engaged feminist research.

Ph.D. must be conferred on or before June 30, 2018. Each fellowship has a term of one year, beginning July 1, 2018, renewable for a second year upon successful completion of the first year. Fellows teach two courses per academic year in women’s/gender/sexuality studies, play an active role in the intellectual life of the Center, and are expected to make significant progress in their research and publication goals. They receive an annual salary of $50,000 plus benefits, and up to $3,000 for relocation reimbursements and/or research expenses. Rice University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Required documents include letter of interest, curriculum vitae, two letters of reference, and a writing sample (about 25 pages), plus a working list of key texts and themes for an Introduction to the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality course that surveys feminist perspectives on women, gender, sexuality, race, the body, globalization, labor, culture and the concept of engaged research.

Deadline for on-line applications is Friday, January 19, 2018. For more information about these positions, please contact Rice Human Resources at jobs@rice.edu.

Education Required PhD or other Doctoral Degree
Concentration / Degree Type
Education Preferred
Experience Required No experience required
Type of Experience
Experience Preferred
Skills Required

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Skills Preferred

The Center is particularly interested in applicants who demonstrate a record of innovative teaching.

Physical Demands

Using computer/keyboard.

Working Conditions

Normal university teaching and research environment.

Security Sensitive Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are required to include letter of interest (cover letter), curriculum vita, a writing sample (about 25 pages), plus a working list of key texts and themes for an Introduction to the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality course that surveys feminist perspectives on women, gender, sexuality, race, the body, globalization, labor, culture and the concept of engaged research.

Two letters of reference are also required, which will be requested through the online application process.

Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.rice.edu/postings/11872

Job Duties

Job Duty Name Teaching & Research Responsibilities
Description of Job Duty

- Fellows teach two courses per academic year in women’s/gender/sexuality studies, play an active role in the intellectual life of the Center, and are expected to make significant progress in their research.

Percentage of Time 100

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Writing Sample
  3. Other Document
  4. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a PhD or other doctoral degree?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not currently, but will be conferred on or before June 30, 2018