The Rice Academy of Fellows is a two-year postdoctoral fellowship open to exceptional scholars who have recently earned the doctoral degree in any area, including medicine, and who want to pursue research with faculty at Rice University. Applications are particularly welcome from those who are interested in interdisciplinary approaches to scholarship. The standard Rice Academy stipend is $60,000, with some departments augmenting. Rice Academy fellows are also appointed to a concurrent complementary non-tenure track faculty position. Applications typically open in late summer and close in early February. Read more about the Rice Academy of Fellows.
As a leading research university with a distinctive commitment to undergraduate education, Rice University aspires to pathbreaking research, unsurpassed teaching, and contributions to the betterment of our world. It seeks to fulfill this mission by cultivating a diverse community of learning and discovery that produces leaders across the spectrum of human endeavor. The Rice Academy of Postdoctoral Fellows Program was launched as part of a $150 million investment in research initiatives to advance this mission.