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October 02, 2007

Mellon Postdoc Fellowship at Rice University (TX)

The Humanities Research Center at Rice University will award up to three Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships for two-year appointments beginning July 1, 2008. Fellows will receive a stipend of $40,000 per year, as well as an allowance for research and relocation. Fellows will teach two courses per academic year, and will be expected to make significant progress in their research. The fellows will play an active role in the intellectual life of the center. Applicants should describe how their research project would contribute to the intellectual focus of one or more of the HRC's workshops (such as the African Studies Workshop, Cultural Studies of Science and Technology, Early Modern Reading Group, Global Hispanism Workshop, History of Philosophy Workshop, Judaic Studies Workshop, and Medieval Studies Workshop) or to interdisciplinary Humanities initiatives (such as the Americas Colloquium or Medical Humanities communities). For complete details on the workshops and the fellowship application, please see the HRC's website: http://hrc.rice.edu.

Applicants are eligible to apply from all humanities disciplines including, but not limited to: history, philosophy, languages, literature, linguistics, religious studies, art history and the arts. Proposals employing humanistic approaches are welcome from the social sciences, natural sciences, music, architecture, and engineering. Ph.D. prior to appointment. Rice University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Postmark deadline: December 10, 2007.

Contact Info:
Postdoctoral Fellowship
Humanities Research Center MS 620
Rice University
P.O. Box 1892
Houston, TX 77098
Phone: (713)348-2770
Fax: (713)348-2729

Posted by idareyou at October 2, 2007 05:57 PM