Faculty positions in the Jones School are open-rank (except where noted). We have a strong preference for experienced scholars. Senior applicants must prove both a record of publishing in top journals as well as excellent teaching abilities. Junior applicants must demonstrate quantifiable potential for excellence in scholarship and teaching.

Applicants of diverse ethnicities are encouraged to apply. It is the policy of Rice University to attract qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds to its faculty, staff, and student body. Accordingly, Rice University does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or veteran status in its admissions, its educational programs, or employment of faculty or staff.

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and actively encourages applications from women and underrepresented groups.