Post Doc at Rice – SWGS

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

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