Postdoctoral Fellows

The Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Rice University announces one postdoctoral fellowship in the humanities or social sciences for scholars whose research and teaching centers sexuality.

Applications are open with a deadline of Friday, March 4, 2022. 

For more information, please contact Rice Human Resources at people@rice.edu.

Designed to bring in a rotation of young scholars with new approaches and differing research interests, the Center's postdoctoral fellowship program supports up to two fellows, each for a term of one year renewable for a second year upon successful completion of the first. Fellows gain experience teaching core courses in the undergraduate program, present their research in periodic public lectures, and participate in the Feminist Research Group.Postdoctoral fellows will be expected to make significant progress in their research and publication, to participate actively in the intellectual life of the Center, and to teach two courses per year.

Ph.D. must be conferred on or before June 30, 2022.  Degree must be conferred within the last seven years.

The fellowship has a term of one year, beginning July 1, 2022, renewable for a second year upon successful completion of the first year.

The postdoc will receive an annual salary of $60,000 plus benefits, and up to $3,000 for relocation reimbursements and/or research expenses.

Required documents include:
•    letter of interest
•    curriculum vita
•    two (2) letters of reference
•    writing sample (about 25 pages), plus a working list of key texts and themes for a course titled “Introduction to LGBTQ Studies” that offers an introduction to the interdisciplinary examination of sexual desires, sexual orientations, and the concept of sexuality. Topics of particular focus may include: race, the body, culture, globalization, labor, the environment, disability, transnational perspectives, and the practice of engaged research.

Rice University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
 

Current Postdoctoral Fellows

Past Postdoctoral Fellows

Jalylah Burrell
Jalylah Burrell

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2018-2020


Stephanie Santos
Stephanie Santos

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2018-2020


Natali Valdez
Natali Valdez

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2016-2018

Patricia Alvarez Astacio
Patricia Alvarez Astacio

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2016-2017


Myrna Perez Sheldon
Myrna Perez Sheldon

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2014-2016


Carly Thomsen
Carly Thomsen

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2014-2016

Courtney Desiree Morris
Courtney Desiree Morris

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2012-2014


Abigail Rosas
Abigail Rosas

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2012-2014


Kimberly Kay Hoang
Kimberly Kay Hoang

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2011-2013

Jennifer Tyburczy
Jennifer Tyburczy

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2010-2012


Melissa Forbis
Melissa Forbis

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2008-2010


Christine M. Labuski
Christine M. Labuski

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2008-2010

Kimberly Juanita Brown
Kimberly Juanita Brown

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2006-2008


Ileana Nachescu
Ileana Nachescu

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2006-2008