ANN Sep 22, 2005

Andrew W. Mellon Post-doctoral Fellow

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Rice University - Andrew W. Mellon Post-doctoral Fellow

Location: Texas, United States
Institution Type: College/University
Position Type: Post-doctoral Fellow

Rice University and the Center for the Study of Cultures announce the
continuation of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
Program. Up to three postdoctoral fellows will be selected for a two-year
appointment beginning July 1, 2006 at a stipend of $40,000 per year plus a
moving and research allowance. Fellows will teach two courses per academic
year, will be expected to make significant progress in their research, and
will also participate in the intellectual life of relevant departments,
programs, and Center research groups. While candidates will hold
department affiliation, we seek candidates who take interdisciplinary
approaches to any area of humanistic study, broadly construed.

Ph.D. degree received 2002 or after. Applicants who will receive the Ph.D.
degree by July 1, 2006 are eligible to apply. If the Ph.D. is not in hand
at the time of the application, a letter of confirmation must be received
from the committee chair or department stating that the candidate will
have the Ph.D. degree before the term of the fellowship begins on July 1,

Applications should include:
1. A cover letter
2. A statement of current research including project(s) to be undertaken
during fellowship period (three single-spaced pages maximum)
3. A brief proposal for a one-semester undergraduate course
4. A curriculum vitae
5. Three letters of recommendation

APPLICATION DEADLINE: All application materials (including letters of
recommendation) must be received by December 1, 2005. Applications should
be mailed or express-mailed, not faxed or emailed. It is the applicant’s
responsibility to ensure that all documentation is complete and that
letters of recommendation are submitted by the deadline. Send all
materials to Associate Director, Center for the Study of Cultures, MS-620,
Rice University, P. O. Box 1892, Houston, Texas 77251-1892. Contact, email:

Rice University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.
Employment eligibility verification requested upon hire.

Contact Info:
Associate Director
Center for the Study of Cultures
Rice University, MS-620
PO Box 1892
Houston, TX 77251-1892


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