Spatial Humanities Postdoctoral Fellow Position 2017, Rice University, USA

Publish Date: Jan 20, 2017

Deadline: Mar 06, 2017

With support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Humanities Research Center (HRC) at Rice University will award one postdoctoral fellowship for a renewable one-year appointment in the theory, history, and/or practice of Spatial Humanities.

The fellow will develop or continue his or her own research project in spatial humanities, give a presentation to colleagues at Rice, assist the HRC in organizing a lecture series, and offer one course per year related to his or her research.

This is a full-time, benefits eligible, one-year appointment, renewable for a second year, with an annual salary of $55,000 and allowances for research and relocation to Houston.


Applicants from any humanistic discipline or interdiscipline including, but not limited to, art history, architecture, geography, history, and/or literary studies, whose research and teaching interests focus on issues related to spatial humanities are eligible to apply. The fellow should have experience working with geospatial technologies or 3D modeling software. The fellow must have received a PhD between January 2014 and June 30, 2017.

Application Materials:

-Cover Letter
-Three page CV; please also list the three references who will submit recommendation letters
-1000-word research project proposal
-500-word statement outlining applicant’s active participation (theoretical or practical) in spatial humanities
-Course proposal for a one-semester undergraduate course on spatial humanities
-Three recommendation letters

In order to apply, please visit the official website.

Contact: Adriana Chiaramonti (

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Deadline: Monday, March 6, 2017
For more information please click "Further Official Information" below.

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