Rice University Academy of Fellows

Rice University aspires to pathbreaking research, unsurpassed teaching, and contributions to the betterment of our world. We seek to fulfill this mission by cultivating a diverse community of learning and discovery that produces leaders across the spectrum of human endeavor.

As part of a recently launched $150 million investment in research initiatives to advance this mission, Rice University is pleased to announce and invite applications for the Rice Academy Postdoctoral Fellows Program. The competition is open to many research areas listed in the Eligibility section.

The two-year Rice Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships are open to exceptional scholars who have recently earned the doctoral degree in any area and who want to pursue research with faculty at Rice University. Applications are particularly welcome from those who are interested in interdisciplinary approaches to scholarship.

Participating Rice departments are listed in the eligibility tab. Medical Humanities candidates, please find special instructions here.

Deadline extension! All applications for the Fall 2019 competition are now due January 10, 2020.