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Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Architecture and the Humanities
Rice University

  • Dec. 14, 2016
  • Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Architecture and the Humanities
  • Humanities Research Center
  • Rice University
    Houston, TX
    United States
  • Mar. 3, 2017
  • Jul. 1, 2017
  • Post-Doc
  • History - Art
    History - General
    Humanities - General
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Rice University’s Humanities Research Center, in association with the School of Architecture and the Department of Art History, is seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Fellow with a terminal degree in the history or theory of modern or contemporary architecture, including urban history. This fellowship is intended to give promising early career scholars the opportunity to teach and conduct independent research in a supportive environment. Aside from developing or continuing individual or collaborative research projects, the fellow will play a pedagogic role in the School of Architecture and/or the Department of Art History, participating in the core history and theory courses and workshops at the graduate and undergraduate levels in architecture as well as teaching and informal advising of both graduate and undergraduate students in art history. Total teaching obligations will not exceed one course per semester in addition to occasional participation in collaboratively taught courses, to be determined in consultation with the Department of Art History and/or School of Architecture. Selection of the fellow will be made on the basis of his/her scholarly record and career trajectory. Preference will be given to applicants who would particularly benefit from and contribute to the intellectual life of the campus.

This is a full-time, benefits eligible, one-year appointment, renewable for a second year, with an annual salary of $55,000 and allowances for research and relocation to Houston.

Applicants from any humanistic, architectural, or urban design discipline are eligible to apply and must have received their Ph.D. no earlier than July 1, 2009. The fellow will be expected to reside in or near Houston during the academic year in order to fully engage in the broader Rice University community.

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    It is the policy of Rice University to attract qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds to its faculty, staff and student body. Accordingly, Rice University does not discriminate in employment against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or veteran status.

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    Rice University seeks to attract qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds to its faculty, staff and student body. In job categories where women and minorities are underrepresented, the University takes Affirmative Action in recruitment, hiring and advancement. The University further seeks to employ, advance in employment and otherwise treat qualified individuals with disabilities and covered veterans without discrimination based upon their physical or mental handicap.

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