The Department of History at Rice University in Houston, Texas invites applications for a one-year post-doctoral fellowship in Ottoman and/or modern Middle East history. This fellowship is renewable for a second year upon successful completion of the first year.
In addition to research, the successful candidate is expected to teach 3 courses per academic year and participate in the intellectual life of the department and other units on campus. 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. Applicants must have received their Ph.D. within the last five years or at the latest by 1 July 2014. This position begins on 1 July 2014.
Only electronic applications will be accepted, on the Rice University RICEWorks website, jobs.rice.edu. Please apply by 1 January 2014, and attach a letter of application and CV to the respective tabs, as well as a 1,000-word research statement, list of proposed courses and the names of three references to the Other tab. Referees should submit their letters directly to the History department at email@example.com or to Postdoctoral Fellow Search, Dept. of History, MS 42, P. O. Box 1892, Rice University, Houston, TX 77251-1892. All documents are required for the applicant to be considered for the position. Applications received by 1 January 2014 will receive full consideration, but the search will remain open until the position is closed or filled. Questions regarding the post should be addressed to the Department of History at firstname.lastname@example.org. Rice University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, and international scholars are encouraged to apply.