The Humanities Research Center at Rice University will award up to four external faculty fellowships for one-semester appointments. Applicants should describe how their research project would contribute to the intellectual community at Rice, including faculty research activity in the School of Humanities, participation in one or more of the HRC faculty workshops or interdisciplinary humanities initiatives such as the Americas Colloquium or Medical Humanities communities.
Fellowships are awarded to support research projects in the humanities. This includes, but is not limited to history, philosophy, languages, literature, linguistics, religious studies, art history and the arts. Proposals employing humanistic approaches are welcome from the anthropology and other social sciences, natural sciences, music, architecture, and engineering. Both junior and senior scholars with tenure or tenure-track appointments at colleges and universities other than Rice are eligible to apply. They must be at least three years beyond receipt of the PhD at the beginning of the fellowship term. In the event that a proposal is not funded, the candidate is welcome to resubmit an updated proposal in any subsequent year. Rice University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Scholars who are members of traditionally under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. There is no citizenship requirement or restriction for this fellowship. Non-U.S. nationals are welcome to apply. Employment eligibility verifications requested upon hire. The fellowship position at Rice does not provide medical benefits.
Fellows will receive a stipend of no less than $40,000, depending on rank, as well as an allowance for research and relocation to be used during the appointment period. The fellows will teach one course affiliated with a humanities department, and will be in residence at the center during their appointments.>> back to funding opportunities for faculty
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