Rice University announces a two-year, post-doctoral fellowship in the
Program in Poverty, Justice, and Human Capabilities (PJHC). Stipend is
$50,000 per year, plus benefits, with appointment beginning July 1,
Qualified candidates will have a PhD in hand by July 1, 2011 (received
no earlier than 2008). Required are a specialization and demonstrated
teaching and research interests in poverty, human capabilities and
development, justice, and women, gender, and sexuality studies.
The Fellow will teach two courses per academic year, including the
core introductory course for the Program’s minor (see
http://www.professor.rice.edu/pjhc/syllabus.asp) and a course focusing
on gender, human development, and capabilities in a global context.
Research requirement is to engage in a research project relating to
the program’s themes; present a public lecture; and play an active
role in the intellectual life of the Center for the Study of Women,
Gender, and Sexuality in which the Program is housed and in the Kinder
Institute for Urban Research.
The Program in Poverty, Justice, and Human Capabilities
(www.rice.edu/pjhc) provides students a multi-faceted understanding of
human well-being; it also offers a unique interdisciplinary minor. The
Program is part of the Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and
Sexuality (wwwcswgs.rice.edu) whose interdisciplinary programs support
scholarly work, innovative teaching in graduate and undergraduate
education, and research partnerships with institutions and community
organizations. The Kinder Institute for Urban Research
(http://kinder.rice.edu) seeks to advance understanding of pressing
urban issues and to foster the development of more humane and
Please direct specific questions to the Program Manager, Ms. Christine
Medina, at email@example.com
For a full description of the position and to apply visit:
Applications deadline is March 15, 2011. Rice is an EO/AA employer.