Rice University
The Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Rice


The Ecology and Evolutionary Biology department of Rice University seeks to fill a Huxley Fellow position in ECOLOGY or EVOLUTION.  The position is a two-year appointment with a third year extension possible, with a start date of July 1, 2014.  Our prestigious Huxley Fellow Program aims to recruit outstanding researchers with a PhD and postdoctoral experience, who merge excellence in teaching (25%) and research (75%).  The Huxley Fellows receive faculty status, employee benefits, competitive salary, and research funds for independent or collaborative research. Collaborative interests with the existing faculty are a plus and applicants are encouraged to identify a potential faculty host(s) within the EEB department. 

An application (curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and statement of teaching) and three letters of recommendation should be submitted via e-mail to Diane Hatton, rdh@rice.edu.  Please write "Huxley Fellow Application" in the subject line. 

For further questions and informal inquiries please contact Dr. Volker Rudolf (vr2@rice.edu), Huxley Fellow Search Committee Chair. 


Review of applications will begin May 9, 2014.


Rice University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion. In this spirit, we particularly welcome applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups who bring diverse cultural experience and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.