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Spatial Humanities Initiative - Postdoctoral Fellow in Levantine Studies
Rice University

Date Posted Feb. 21, 2019
Title Spatial Humanities Initiative - Postdoctoral Fellow in Levantine Studies
University Rice University
Houston, TX, United States
Department Humanities Research Center
Application Deadline Mar. 22, 2019
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2019
  • Post-Doc
  • Middle Eastern Studies
    Literature - General
    History - Middle East
    History - Art
    History - General
    Humanities - General
With support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Humanities Research Center (HRC) at Rice University will award one postdoctoral fellowship for a renewable one-year appointment in the theory, geography, history, and/or practice of Spatial Studies, with an emphasis on the Levant, broadly construed. The fellow will develop or continue his or her own research project in spatial studies, participate in the HRC’s levantCarta initiative , assist the HRC in organizing a lecture series, and offer one course per year related to his or her research.

This position is for July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020. It is a full-time, benefits eligible, one-year appointment, renewable for a second year. Fellow will receive an annual salary of $55,000 and a $3,000 allowance for research and/or relocation to Houston.

Applicants from any humanistic discipline or interdiscipline including, but not limited to, art history, architecture, geography, history, and/or literary studies, whose research and teaching interests focus on issues related to the history and geography of Levant are eligible to apply. The fellow should have experience working with geospatial technologies and/or 3D modeling software. The fellow must have received a PhD between July 1, 2016, and June 30, 2019.

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Contact Information

  • Humanities Research Center
    Rice University
    6100 Main Street
    Houston, TX 77005


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