Postdoctoral Fellow
Rice University - Houston, TX

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The Department of History at Rice University in Houston, Texas, invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship in Ottoman and/or modern Middle East history. This fellowship is renewable for a second year upon successful completion of the first year.

The successful candidate is expected to teach three courses per academic year and participate in the intellectual life of the department and other units on campus, as well as make significant progress in research. Houston area residency during the fellowship term is required. S/he will receive a stipend of $50,000 plus benefits, a research and relocation fund of $2,000 in the first year, and a research fund of $750 in the second year (pending renewal of the contract). Applicants must have received their PhD in history or a related field within the last five years or at the latest by July 1, 2014. This position begins on July 1, 2014.

Education Required
PhD or other Doctoral Degree

Experience may not be substituted for the education requirement.

Experience Required
No experience required

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License/Certification Required

Other Skills Required

Education Preferred

Experience Preferred
Some college level teaching experience.

License/Certification Preferred

Other Skills Preferred

Physical Demands

Working Conditions
(e.g. Weekend/evening work, travel, inclement weather, hazards)

Schedule may vary according to teaching and research commitments. Course load may be 1-2 or 2-1, depending on department needs. Regular office hours are expected.

Grade
UN

Salary Information
$50,000

Benefits Eligible
Benefits Eligible

Job Posting Category
Professional/Managerial

Eligible for Overtime
No

Work Schedule
Schedule may vary according to teaching and research commitments. Course load may be 1-2 or 2-1, depending on department needs. Regular office hours are expected.

Eligible for Shift Differential
Not Shift Differential Eligible

Security Sensitive
Yes

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