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Baker Institute
The Center for Health and Biosciences at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy seeks a well-qualified individual to serve as a research assistant for the institute’s Fellow in Child Health Policy. The position will work primarily on needs assessment projects in Houston, Texas and will be responsible for helping to coordinate the projects and perform administrative tasks. Additiona… View Details Bookmark
Shepherd School of Music
The Department of Musicology in the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University announces an opening for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Musicology. Candidates with research interests in 20th- and 21st-century music and with substantial teaching experience are particularly encouraged to apply. The selected candidate will be expected to 1) publish at … View Details Bookmark
The Houston Education Research Consortium (HERC) is a research-practice partnership between Rice University and several Houston-area school districts. HERC aims to improve the connection between education research and decision-making, with the ultimate goal of closing socioeconomic gaps in educational achievement and attainment in Houston. The Business Systems Analyst, with guidance from the… View Details Bookmark
Human Resources
The Executive Assistant provides executive support to the Associate Vice President (AVP) for Human Resources and supports the general administrative needs of the department. Executive support to the Associate Vice President for Human Resources includes managing calendars, coordinating meetings, maintaining files, preparing reports, and assisting with special projects. The Executive Assista… View Details Bookmark
The Department of Bioengineering is currently accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow for our Bio-instrumentation lab course, Biomechanics lab course, and one additional course to be developed. The position will require a full-time focus on laboratory and classroom teaching and will begin in August 2018. The Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow position is targeted for relatively n… View Details Bookmark
The Senior Philanthropic Advisor is responsible for developing professional cultivation and solicitation strategies for prospects rated at the $5M and higher level; plays a critical role in developing fundraising strategy and cultivating relationships with unaffiliated or loosely affiliated principal gift prospects; and works to build Rice’s portfolio of prospects capable of giving $5M or higher. View Details Bookmark
Jones Graduate School of Business
The Accounting Faculty group in the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University in Houston, Texas, invites applications for a tenure-track position in the area of accounting, with a preference for PhD candidates entering the academic job market for the first time. The appointment will be made at the rank of assistant professor to begin on July 1, 2018. The successful candidate is expec… View Details Bookmark
Shared Equipment Authority - SEA
The Cleanroom Facility at Rice University is a shared equipment facility for enabling micro- and nanofabrication research in the Houston metropolitan area. Current equipment includes deposition, lithography, etching and a number of characterization tools. This facility attracts users from the George R. Brown School of Engineering and the Wiess School of Natural Science and regional universities… View Details Bookmark
Electrical & Computer Engineering
The Research Administrator – LANP Group provides administrative and financial management support for the LANP director and faculty members. S/He will play a significant role in team building and constituent relations for the group. The Research Administrator – LANP Group usually has heavy financial and budgetary responsibilities, including control, planning, web administration and development, … View Details Bookmark
Facilities, Engineering, & Planning
The Plumber II will perform skilled work involving installation, maintenance, and repair of plumbing facilities, including, but not limited to, the following systems: domestic water, heating/cooling water, steam, pneumatic, and storm and waste water systems. View Details Bookmark
V P for Investments/Treasurer
The Rice University Endowment was $5.4 billion as of June 30, 2016. The Rice Endowment ranks in the top 20 endowments of private research universities (by market value) in the US. The endowment is critical to the university’s ability to achieve its goals. The annual distribution from the endowment funds nearly half of the university’s annual operating budget. The Rice Management Company (RMC) w… View Details Bookmark
The QA and DevOps Manager leads the OpenStax Quality Assurance and Development Operations team. The manager is responsible for product quality, software deployment to both in-house hardware virtual environments like AWS, and maintenance of the production and development environments. The Manager will develop Q/A and support procedures and plans, as well as deployment and development operations … View Details Bookmark
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Rice University in Houston, Texas, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in experimental condensed matter physics. The department expects to make an appointment at the assistant professor level. This search seeks an outstanding individual whose research interest is in hard condensed matter systems, who will complement and extend exis… View Details Bookmark
Kinder Institute for Urban Research
The Kinder Institute for Urban Research is a multi-disciplinary “think-and-do tank” housed on the Rice University campus in central Houston, focusing on urban issues in Houston, the American Sun Belt, and around the world. The Kinder Institute’s Web and Social Media Editor is responsible for maintaining all Kinder Institute websites and implementing the organization’s social media strategy…. View Details Bookmark
Sponsored Projects and Research Compliance (SPARC)
The Systems & Reporting Analyst is responsible for creating and maintaining reports and associated systems for Sponsored Projects and Research Compliance (SPARC). The Systems & Reporting Analyst will also facilitate requests from the Rice Research community for ad hoc reports under the supervision of the Assistant Vice Provost for Sponsored Projects and Research Compliance. View Details Bookmark
Glasscock School of Continuing Studies
The Information Technology Specialist II takes a lead role in training instructors, staff, and students, as well as provides support and advice regarding online courses, registration system, learning management system, and marketing systems. This position serves as the administrator and trainer for educational technologies and for Blackboard Collaborate. View Details Bookmark
Public Affairs
The senior editor provides professional editing of stories, news releases and newsletters produced by the News and Media Relations team in the Office of Public Affairs. Tasks include substantive editing, copy editing and proofreading for factual accuracy, style, clarity, consistency and appropriateness (both print and electronic). Applicants must have a comprehensive knowledge of Associated Pre… View Details Bookmark
Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Events, the Events Specialist is responsible for managing the planning and execution of assigned alumni, development and presidential events; contributing to the effort to develop customized event strategies and collaborating with other teams on special event projects such as regional events for alumni, development campaigns, stewardship events… View Details Bookmark
Humanities Research Center
With support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Humanities Research Center’s Spatial Humanities Initiative invites graduate students in the School of Humanities who will be graduating in Spring 2018 to apply for two competitive Postgrad Project Management Fellowships. Fellows will divide their time between their own research and up to four faculty-led Spatial Humanities projects, which m… View Details Bookmark
V P for Investments/Treasurer
The Rice University Endowment was $5.8 billion as of June 30, 2017. The Rice Endowment ranks in the top 20 endowments of private research universities (by market value) in the US. The endowment is critical to the university’s ability to achieve its goals. The annual distribution from the endowment funds nearly half of the university’s annual operating budget. The Rice Management Company (R… View Details Bookmark
Rice University occasionally has temporary positions available in various departments across the campus. These positions may be either full- or part-time, and can vary in length from two weeks to several months. Pay is commensurate with experience, qualifications, and available budget. View Details Bookmark
Housing & Dining
Under the direction of the Director of Operations for Housing and Dining, the Operations Manager is responsible for providing tenant services for two or three Residential Colleges, their associated Magister houses, Residential Associate apartments and classrooms. Working closely with the Director of Operations, the Operations Manager will deliver high quality tenant services through excellent … View Details Bookmark
BioSciences at Rice
A postdoctoral position in the Bennett lab at Rice University to work on federally funded research projects in synthetic biology. The candidate should be able to work independently and as part of a team, plan and perform experiments, analyze data, and communicate results in reports and scientific publications. Excellent verbal and written communications skills, ability to manage research proje… View Details Bookmark
Electrical and Computer Engineering
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rice University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to perform research with a focus on integrated electronic and microelectromechanical systems (analog, mixed-signal, radio-frequency, and mm-wave) with applications in sensing, imaging, medicine, healthcare, data science, and other emerging areas and teach… View Details Bookmark
Facilities, Engineering, & Planning - BRC
Under supervision, the Custodian I provides routine housekeeping services to an assigned area in order to maintain a clean and safe environment for students, faculty and staff. Typical duties include removing trash from all assigned areas, completing the sanitation of restrooms and facilities, replenishing supplies, sweeping, dusting, mopping, and/or vacuuming floor surfaces, and cleaning and p… View Details Bookmark
Rice 360: Institute for Global Health
The Rice 360 Assistant Director, Communications is responsible for advancing the Institute’s mission by developing, implementing and evaluating a comprehensive communications and marketing effort to enhance visibility of its programs, expand the Institute’s audience and prominence and increase donor support. This position is responsible for the editorial direction, design, production, and distr… View Details Bookmark
Facilities, Engineering, & Planning
The Custodian II, in addition to performing the functions of a Custodian I (cleaning, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming and removing trash from restrooms, buildings, as well as cleaning and polishing furniture, chalk boards and walls), will perform the following duties: strip, scrub, buff, seal, wax and apply finishes to floors; and shampoo and extract carpets, and remove heavy trash. The Custodian … View Details Bookmark
The Departments of Statistics and of Computer Science at Rice University are seeking candidates for two postdoctoral research associate positions, as part of a recently awarded Research Training Groups in Mathematical Sciences (RTG) grant ( The successful candidates will work with faculty members and graduate students in bot… View Details Bookmark
Brown School of Engineering
The Director of Communications is charged with directing marketing, branding, and communication strategies and tactics that promote a focused, consistent and positive image of the mission, programs and activities of the George R. Brown School of Engineering to internal and external audiences. This position oversees all digital and print publications, websites and social media promoting the Scho… View Details Bookmark
Glasscock School of Continuing Studies
The Systems Administrator works to implement and maintain complex applications and utility software in support of the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies. These systems include, but are not limited to, the registration system and learning management system, web development system, and systems/applications integrated with these systems. The Systems Administrator will work with program dire… View Details Bookmark