Postdoctoral Fellowships, Department of Sociology at Rice University

The Department of Sociology at Rice University in Houston, Texas ( is offering two postdoctoral fellowships (two years in length) to begin July 2020. Applicants are encouraged to pursue their own research agenda during the fellowship, but we will give priority to those who also establish a collaborative research plan of mutual interest with one or more faculty members in the department. Teaching responsibilities are limited to one undergraduate course during the two years. In addition to an annual salary of $52,000, the fellowship provides office space, computer equipment, and a $1,500 annual travel account. The application deadline is January 10th, 2020, but applications will be considered until the position is filled. Applicants must have completed the PhD education requirement prior to the start of the position. Inquiries may be directed to Prof. Jenifer Bratter, Chair of the Postdoctoral Search Committee; email: To apply, please submit the following materials: (1) letter of application, (2) a two-to-five page proposal for research to be conducted during the postdoctoral period, (3) curriculum vitae, and (4) two recent samples of published work (listed as “Other Document” under application documents). In addition, candidates should have three letters of reference submitted via the online system at the time of the application. Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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