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 two-year Rice Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships are open to exceptional scholars who have recently earned the doctoral degree 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.

The search for Junior Fellows is now open! All applications for the Fall 2020 competition are due January 10, 2021.