Postdoctorates | Overview

Postdoctoral positions at Rice

Thank you for your interest in working and doing research at Rice University! At Rice, postdoctoral researchers are hired the same way staff are hired. Postdocs have the same employment benefits, including tuition and retirement benefits, healthcare and paid time-off.* Current postdoctoral research positions are listed on our Human Resources website. In addition to browsing open positions, we encourage you to read the latest research being done at Rice and reach out to faculty whose work interests you. Read more about current research at Rice.

Rice Academy of Fellows

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. Read more about the Rice Academy of Fellows.

*full policies on postdoctoral appointments can be found here.